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  7. Peñalolen Community Center / Gubbins Arquitectos, Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos

Peñalolen Community Center / Gubbins Arquitectos, Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos

  • 10:00 - 27 May, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Peñalolen Community Center / Gubbins Arquitectos, Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos
Peñalolen Community Center / Gubbins Arquitectos, Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos, © Aryeh Kornfeld
© Aryeh Kornfeld

© Aryeh Kornfeld © Aryeh Kornfeld © José Miranda Courtesy of Gubbins Arquitectos + 19

  • Collaborators

    Nicolás Fones, Antonio Aros, Christian Pizarro, Fernando Ferrada, Andrés Cea, Valentina Marín y Pablo Montecinos
  • Construction

    Constructora Socojol
  • Structures

    Alfonso Larraín
  • Electrical

    Ingeniería Y Proyectos ICG
  • Lighting

    Mónica Pérez
  • HVAC

  • Bioclimate

    Pablo Sills
  • Signage

  • Independent Inspector

    Marisol Sánchez
  • Client

    Municipality of Peñalolen
  • Site Area

    25.000 M2
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© Aryeh Kornfeld
© Aryeh Kornfeld

Text description provided by the architects. The neighbor care building in Peñalolén is part of a phased project of a civic center that brings together various services granted by the municipality. The project includes a set of functional and open buildings that respond efficiently to the variety of needs and aspirations of the community: community meeting, human development and social participation.

Site Plan
Site Plan

The proposal makes up an access from the corner at Grecia and Consistorial streets from which you enter the heart of the civic center, the square.

© Aryeh Kornfeld
© Aryeh Kornfeld

The proposal advocates a dynamics of solids and voids, where the first take an image and portal functionality.

© José Miranda
© José Miranda

The volumes at a human scale respect and enhance the heritage value of the town hall.

Courtesy of Gubbins Arquitectos
Courtesy of Gubbins Arquitectos

The buildings seek to re-interpret the solidity and massive expression of the current town hall, by using structural facades that regulate the sunlight.

© José Miranda
© José Miranda

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Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos
Gubbins Arquitectos
Cite: "Peñalolen Community Center / Gubbins Arquitectos, Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos" [Centro de Atención al Vecino / Gubbins Arquitectos, Polidura + Talhouk Arquitectos] 27 May 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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