Palomino, Building a Society.
Palomino, Colombia
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Building of a culture center, sports office and eco-toilets, and

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Category:
meeting place
Phase:
in use
Design:
Students from University Javeriana directed by Christiaan Job Nieman, Carlos Hernandez, Cesar Ramirez and Antonio Yemail. Zuloark, Spain.
Updated:
13 September 2012
introduction

As part of the course “New Territories” for architecture and industrial design students of the Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, the coastal village of Palomino near the Sierra Nevada se Santa Marta has been the focus of different projects that vary from organizing a football tournament or naming the streets to the building of different structures to promote cultural activities and waterless toilets. The focus is on acting as part of the research process and not only make buildings, but build the community on different levels.

Some of the team

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cultural and social context

Palomino is a strategically positioned village between the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and the coast, and on the road that connects two mayor cities of the north of Colombia.

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materials and building techniques

The method used by the students in Palomino is based on the theory of Harvest Mapping, where the scanning of the area provides possible materials for the project.

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earth and climate

The natural focus on sustainability in these projects, goes hand in hand with the location. It is a very plentiful and diverse territory, having most climates reachable within just kliometers. It is possible to stand on the beach and look at the snow covered peak at more than 5000 meters. 

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Casa de la Cultura

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Casa de la Cultura

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Casa de la Cultura

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Bleechers

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Eco toilet

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Baño Seco Cultura

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Ecotoilet night

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urinal

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Kids playing net

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Eco-toilet Casa Deportes

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Eco-toilet Casa Deportes

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Baño seco Casa Deportes

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Casa de los Deportes

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Casa de los Deportes

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Sign Culture House

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Multipurpose public table

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Mobile Bleechers

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technical drawings
Location of proyects

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Location projects

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baño cultural

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Casa de la Cultura

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Casa Deportes

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Baño Seco Casa Deportes

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