Master Plan for the expansion of Bogota’s largest exhibition hall, Corferias, with the intention of increasing accessibility and transforming this crucial civic area into Bogota’s next lifestyle district.
Following a longstanding collaboration with ICT enabling charity Computer Aid International, Squire and Partners have launched the first Dell Solar Learning Lab – nicknamed the ‘Zubabox’ – in Bogota, Colombia, made to their bespoke design.
The challenge was to design a country house in the surroundings of the town of Villeta (Colombia), 1.5 hours to the west of Bogotá; at 967 meters above sea level, with a predominantly hot and dry weather all year round.
This stunning builidng is located on one of the hillsides of the city that have been affected by harsh violence since the 80´s because of several drug traffic networks that operate within its perimeter.
It is part of the government’s social master plan program that aims to give equal economic and social opportunities to the population.
This is the architecture practice’s first project in Bogota, Colombia. The Vitrvm development will consist of two towers with a total of 36 apartments and will be located along Septima Avenue in the north section of the city. The builidngs aim to reflect and to engage the beautiful gardens and large trees at the Chico Park and the Seminario Mayor.