San José Preschool / taller de arquitectura de bogotá

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1287
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
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    Photographer:Rodrigo Dávila
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Cemex, Flexacril, PRV, TOKMA
  • Construction: PRV Asociados – Humberto Rocha, Laura Pinto
  • Audit: Grupo DVDL-David Vergara, Andrés Pastrán
  • Structural Calculation: San Miguel Olejua Ingenieros Civiles Ltda
  • Architects Authors Of The Work: Taller de Arquitectura de Bogotá, Arquitectos Daniel Bonilla y Marcela Albornoz
  • Design Team: Francisco Ospina, Andrés Gutierrez, Andrea Mozzato, Cindy Jiménez
  • City: Cajicá
  • Country: Colombia
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Text description provided by the architects. The project was formulated as a series of isolated volumes, a village of knowledge that takes the organic character of the natural context of the place and the “small scale” of its users, (children between the ages of 4 to 6). 

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The units are articulated through a covered circulation that forms a patio or an “amorphous cloister” with abundant landscaping.

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This kind of configuration allows a flexible development, forming “partial finite units”, regardless of the size or cut-off point that is made, according to the stage in which the project is developed over time. 

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The result configures an ambiguous and unconfused space that doesn’t make evident of the absences of the volumes.

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Regarding the building´s materiality, the rustic concrete used in the existing Administration Building of the school. A material with textured monochrome finishing that with a play of light and shadows emphasizes its variations according to the position of each classroom module.

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This is a sober learning space that seeks tranquillity as a learning tool for the society. A society overwhelmed by baroque spaces, an abundance of objects, information and congestion.

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Address:Cajicá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

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Cite: "San José Preschool / taller de arquitectura de bogotá" [Preescolar San José / Taller de arquitectura de Bogotá] 04 Sep 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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圣约瑟学前学校 / taller de arquitectura de bogotá

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