Synergy between the two cultural entities
The future incorporation of the Great House of Cultures next to the Plaza 24 de Septiembre, generate with no doubt a symbiosis between these two important cultural entities. The integration between the Great House of Cultures and the main square is given at 2 levels or scales:
• The first, between the square and the equipment. It is redirect the main facade and the inner workings of the equipment to the open public space as an element of relationship. Two spaces that look and share experiences.
• The second, and thanks to the architecture of the new equipment will generate a new axis of relationship, in addition to the existing ones around the main square, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the City Hall. In this case, an intriguing "diagonal" take us from the Plaza to the interior of the new Cultural Centre.
A "dual" building
The "dual" by their attachment to their cultural identity and look at the future of their region, characteristics Santa Cruz society of character that are embodied in the building where the "duality" is given by the historic preservation of architectural language and time incorporation of modernity, both in harmony with the context.
"Green" ... Patios
The abundant green present in the main square and as caraterístico of the beautiful city of Santa Cruz extends into the building. green walls accompany visitors all the way, improving environmental conditions inside the building, contributing to the generation of pleasant spaces for them and contributing to the economic sustainability of the project or future building undoubtedly representative of the XXI century.
The courtyard, understood and conceived in the proposal as a prolongation of the public and cultural space from the main square inside the Cultural Center happens in the proposal not only a space of "contemplation" but becomes the node articulation of all the equipment, place of social interaction, art show, "heart" development environment art activities, etc. Slightly staggered, with completion in "tiers" format and the Main Square always present as a backdrop, the company offers the possibility to generate in the diverse activities of artistic and cultural nature.
Ministerio de Culturas y Turismo,Bolivia
Location: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
Area: 5600 m²
Program: Centro Cultural