A learning and playing building in itself. Renovation and extension of the helvetia school by El Equipo Mazzanti

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Architects
El Equipo Mazzanti. Lead architects.- Giancarlo Mazzanti.
Project team
Architects in charge.- Sebastian Negret, Lorena Mendoza, Ceylan Şener, Jair Pinzon, Diego Origua. Design team.- Melisa Naranjo, Juan Sebastian Tocarruncho, Ivan Bernal.
Collaborators
Patrimonial advice.- Rodolfo Ulloa. Conservation study for heritage buildings.- Jenny Vargas. Structural design.- CNI. Landscape design.- Paisaje Urbano. Acoustic design.- Sergio Gallardo. Electric design.- GBC. Hydraulic design.- UD-AD Ingeniería del recurso hídrico. Mechanic design.- Hvac Consulting S.A.S. Bioclimatic design.- Carlos Vasques. Project management.- PAYC S.A. Human security.- AGR. Interior design.- Arquint.
Client
Colegio Helvetia de Bogotá.
Area
Total built area covered (new building).- 5,176 sqm. Exterior area (landscaping).- 4,017 sqm.
Dates
Completion.- 2019.
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Giancarlo Mazzanti

Giancarlo Mazzanti (1963, Barranquill, Colombia) is the director of El Equipo de Mazzanti. He studied Architecture at University of Javeriana in Bogotá, 1987, with PhD in History and Theory in Architecture and Industrial Design, 1991, at University of Florence, Italy.

He has been professor at University of Javeriana, Andes and Tadeo Lozano in Bogotá. He has participated as speaker at University of Princeton, Pratt, Yale, Berkeley, Venize, Monterrey, Buenos Aires, Católica del Perú among others.

He has been awarded as winner of the XX Bienal Colombiana de Arquitectura in the public spaces category in 2006, in the Bienal Iberoamericana in the Best Architecture Building category in 2008 and in the Bienal Panamericana de Arquitectura in the architecture design category in 2008.

 

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