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Miguel Valencia Educational Institution / Plan:b arquitectos

Miguel Valencia Educational Institution / Plan:b arquitectos

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Schools  · 
Verdun, Colombia
  • Architects: Plan:b arquitectos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 1543.0 m2
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2015
  • Photographs Photographs: Alejandro Arango
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Adoquinar, Argos, D&D, Manoplas, Muma
  • Team Design

    Carlos Blanco, Laura Kate Correa, Clara Restrepo, Esteban Hincapié, Maria Clara Osorio
  • Clients

  • Engineering

    Simétrica
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© Alejandro Arango
© Alejandro Arango

Text description provided by the architects. This new school was planned on the footprint of previous constructions in bad condition and on a floor with low resistance. This obliged us to erect buildings of only one floor located on the most stable strip of land and also maintaining the existing sport field slabs. 

© Alejandro Arango
© Alejandro Arango
Roof Plan
Roof Plan
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© Alejandro Arango

Two linear and separate buildings were planned for primary and secondary: the first is concave towards the landscape and the second is concave towards the playground. 

© Alejandro Arango
© Alejandro Arango

They both use the same constructive system of concrete porticos, work in a similar way and have concrete block walls and open corridors that are separated from the game area by means of the growth of climbing plants. At a distance, these buildings work like landmarks in the coffee landscape.

© Alejandro Arango
© Alejandro Arango
Section A
Section A
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© Alejandro Arango

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Address: Verdun, Jardín, Antioquia, Colombia

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Cite: "Miguel Valencia Educational Institution / Plan:b arquitectos" [Institución educativa Miguel Valencia / Plan:b arquitectos] 07 Aug 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/922477/miguel-valencia-educational-institution-plan-b-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884

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