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N 0 1 Store / Boo studio

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Medellín, Colombia
  • Architects: Boo studio
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  57
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2021
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Holcim, Metalplus

Latin American Favelas: Improvement Projects and Community Involvement

A few weeks ago, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) named the recipient of the RIBA Norman Foster 2023 travel grant. Martha Pomasonco from Peru was awarded for her outstanding project titled "Barrios Mejorados."

The research project that impressed the jury aims to explore the impact of highly successful informal settlement improvement initiatives implemented in various Latin American countries. Its primary objective is to uncover valuable design insights related to social and environmental sustainability. The research is founded on the recognition that Latin America is the most urbanized region globally, with approximately 80% of its population residing in cities. Nevertheless, nearly 15% of this urban population resides in informal settlements marked by inadequate infrastructure and a diminished quality of life. Various improvement programs have been implemented, and the active involvement of citizens has been a crucial factor in enhancing their effectiveness.

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House in the Woods / Green Mecano

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Medellín, Colombia
  • Architects: Green Mecano
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  365
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2023

Balcony House / Bassico Arquitectos

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Medellín, Colombia
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  8633 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2022
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  El Cedro Rojo, Konkretus

El Gulungo Building / ALH Taller de Arquitectura

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Medellín, Colombia
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  3400
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  AutoDesk, Anticuario de la construcción, Ventaneria, Construmetal

Landmark Hotel / Plan:b arquitectos

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Medellín, Colombia
  • Architects: Plan:b arquitectos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  5133
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2022
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Cimbrados, Corona, Fabricaciones Santa Fe, Indural

GP Building / OA+

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  • Architects: OA+
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  989
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Cerchas y Concreto, DECORCERAMICA, El Anticuario de la Construcción

Museum of Historical Remembrance of Colombia Pavilion / Yemail Arquitectura

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Medellín, Colombia
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  680
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  AutoDesk, Adobe Systems Incorporated, Arauco, Lumex Sas, Sutex, +1

Avignon Green Building / ALH Taller

Avignon Green Building / ALH Taller - Exterior Photography, Residential, Facade, Balcony
© Mateo Soto

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Medellín, Colombia
  • Architects: ALH Taller
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  12000
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019

Matorral Building / ALH Taller

Matorral Building / ALH Taller - Interior Photography, Sustainability & Green Design, Garden, Beam, Facade, Table, Chair, Forest
© Luis Bernardo Cano

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  • Architects: ALH Taller
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1600
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

Bosqueazul House / ALH Taller de Arquitectura

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Medellín, Colombia

Future-Proofing Cities Against Climate Change

Recent extreme weather events and the acceleration of climate change, paired with decarbonization efforts that are not on track, make climate-related disruption unavoidable for urban environments, raising the issue of climate-risk adaptation. Moving past what can be done to prevent climate change, there is a strong imperative to develop strategies to prepare urban environments to cope with inevitable challenges such as sea-level rise, floods, water scarcity or extreme heat. The following discusses how cities can build resilience and adapt to undergoing and expected future climate threats.

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Social Urbanism: From the Medellín Model to a New Global Movement

Social Urbanism: Reframing Spatial Design – Discourses from Latin America, a new book by Maria Bellalta, ASLA, dean of the School of Landscape Architecture at the Boston Architectural College, is a welcome addition to the growing number of publications on the social justice-oriented form of urbanism, architecture, and public space emanating from Medellín and Colombia. The achievements of social urbanism have rightfully become synonymous with Medellín in the world of landscape architecture, urban planning and design, and architecture.

Contree Experience Room / Ingeniería y Diseño Digital - IDD Conconcreto

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  91
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2020
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  SketchUp, Estudios de iluminación, IO Mabe, Industrial Conconcreto, Mueble Ideas, +4

Inflexion Memorial Park / Pequeña Escala Arquitectura + Taller Alterno + Ámbito Taller

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Medellín, Colombia