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San José Preschool / taller de arquitectura de bogotá

  • 09:00 - 4 September, 2018
  • Curated by Danae Santibañez
San José Preschool / taller de arquitectura de bogotá
San José Preschool / taller de arquitectura de bogotá, © Rodrigo Dávila
© Rodrigo Dávila

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  • Architect

  • Location

    Cajicá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
  • Category

  • 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
  • Area

    1287.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographer

    Rodrigo Dávila
  • Construction

    PRV Asociados – Humberto Rocha, Laura Pinto
  • Audit

    Grupo DVDL-David Vergara, Andrés Pastrán
  • Structural Calculation

    San Miguel Olejua Ingenieros Civiles Ltda
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© Rodrigo Dávila
© Rodrigo Dávila

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). 

© Rodrigo Dávila
© Rodrigo Dávila

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

Elevation 03
Elevation 03
Plan
Plan
Elevation 02
Elevation 02

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. 

© Rodrigo Dávila
© Rodrigo Dávila

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

© Rodrigo Dávila
© 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.

© Rodrigo Dávila
© 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.

© Rodrigo Dávila
© Rodrigo Dávila

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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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