UC Medical School

Santiago / Chile / 2004

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We were asked to design all kind of classrooms -from seminars to auditoriums- in a very dense context. The only way out was to go high. Given that massive student occupancy in higher floors has always been hard to solve, we decided to bring the courtyard closer to each upper floor: This building is a vertical cloister.


 


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Nos encargaron diseñar, en un contexto muy denso, todos los tipos de salas -desde aulas hasta auditorios- . La única manera de lograrlo era construyendo en altura. Teniendo en cuenta que el uso masivo por los estudiantes en pisos elevados siempre ha sido difícil de resolver, decidimos llevar el patio más cerca de los pisos superiores: este edificio es un claustro vertical.

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    We were asked to design all kind of classrooms -from seminars to auditoriums- in a very dense context. The only way out was to go high. Given that massive student occupancy in higher floors has always been hard to solve, we decided to bring the courtyard closer to each upper floor: This building is a vertical cloister.   [ESP]   Nos encargaron diseñar, en un contexto muy denso, todos los tipos de salas -desde aulas hasta auditorios- . La única manera de lograrlo era...

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    • Year 2004
    • Work finished in 2004
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Colleges & Universities
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