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Vespucio Córdova Building / Ramón Coz + Benjamín Ortiz + Renato Jiménez

Vespucio Córdova Building / Ramón Coz + Benjamín Ortiz + Renato Jiménez

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Vitacura, Chile
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Text description provided by the architects. The building is located on a land that joins two zones with different regulations and different uses. To the east, Americo Vespucio and its inter-communal park, to the west, mixed residential and commercial zone, characterized mainly by the Alonso de Córdova axis.

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© Fernanda Del Villar
First floor plan
First floor plan
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© Fernanda Del Villar

Given this condition and in response to this urban situation, the project proposes as a main motivation to create a public space on the pedestrian level, connecting the two areas, giving to a transforming historically residential area, a place that understands the two scales and establishes the link.

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© Fernanda Del Villar
Section 09
Section 09
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© Fernanda Del Villar

Two geometric volumes displaced overlapped from each other, differentiated by their materials, a glazed body towards the Andes Cordillera and the park, and a more discreet and controlled facade to the west, define its formal proposal.

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© Fernanda Del Villar

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Project location

Address: Américo Vespucio Nte 1090, Vitacura, Región Metropolitana, Chile

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Cite: "Vespucio Córdova Building / Ramón Coz + Benjamín Ortiz + Renato Jiménez" 25 May 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/888012/edificio-vespucio-cordova-ramon-coz-plus-benjamin-ortiz-plus-renato-jimenez/> ISSN 0719-8884

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