San José Preschool / taller de arquitectura de bogotá

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
  • Photographs 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
  • 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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© Rodrigo Dávila

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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© Rodrigo Dávila

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

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© Rodrigo Dávila

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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© Rodrigo Dávila

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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© Rodrigo Dávila

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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 . <https://www.archdaily.com/901054/san-jose-preschool-taller-de-arquitectura-de-bogota> ISSN 0719-8884
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圣约瑟学前学校 / taller de arquitectura de bogotá

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