Beyond Modernist Masters: Contem Porary Architecture in by Felipe Hernández (auth.)

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Building is elevated above the ground to permit the transit of Parque de los Deseos I MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA Felipe Uribe de Bedout There is great affinity between the public spaces designed by Lorenzo Castro and the themes that Felipe Uribe de Bedout explores in his 2003 design for the public space that surrounds / the Planetario Municipal Jesus Emilio Ramirez (Municipal Observatory) and the adjacent Edificio de la Muslca (Music Rehearsal Centre) in Medel/fn. In fact , the latter building was also designed by Uribe de Bedout, and, so, the two interventions are generally presented together.

While this approach certainly corresponds more accurately relocated to other parts of the city - as had happened to some of them before. In fact, negotiations broke down and residents had to be evacuated by the police before the construction could commence. In order to reduce the sense of overcrowding, the new houses are distributed in linear blocks that form ample public spaces in front of the houses . Rather than simply streets, public with the swiftly changing socio-political circumstances that surround the lives of the Latin American poor, it also presents a scholarly challenge because existing methods of architectural historicisation are unsuitable to deal with the dynamism inherent in the buildings designed by ELEMENTAL.

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