Ambassador Business Center

Ambassador Business Center by ENCIAM + Hans Kenning




Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

ENCIAM + Hans Kenning have built the Ambassador Business Center in Santa Cruz De La Sierra, Bolivia.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

The building is in front of the San Martín avenue, an active boulevard full of urban life.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

The architectural challenge was to develop the potential conditions of the site about the city.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

The goal is to integrate the autonomous form of an office building, with the particular characteristics of the site and the climatic conditions of the tropical savannah.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

In front of the building an open space articulate the height of the tower with the horizontality of the surroundings.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

That continuous void is designed as a pedestrian surface that release all the outdoor spaces to public use.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

As a plinth, this square draws the limits of the site providing a sense of scale and grace to the project and it’s context.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

The exposed concrete structure and the glass facade are enveloped with a system of linear balconies and aluminium lattice skin.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti

This balconies, while providing sun protection, maintains a high level of transparency, that increase the interaction between workplace and the city landscape. Source by ENCIAM + Hans Kenning.

Ambassador Business Center
Photo © Leonardo Finotti
  • Location: Av. San Martín 155, Santa Cruz De La Sierra, Bolivia
  • Architect: ENCIAM + Hans Kenning arquitectos
  • Contractors: TOTAL
  • Project management: Edgar Puch, Mario Parada
  • Structural Engineering: TESS
  • Client: Constructora NH3
  • Size & Program: 26.480 m2 mixed-use
  • Completion: 2017
  • Photographs: Leonardo Finotti, Courtesy of ENCIAM + Hans Kenning
Ambassador Business Center
Ground Floor Plan
Ambassador Business Center
Typical Floor Plan
Ambassador Business Center
Elevations

Article by
with permalink:
http://aasarchitecture.com/2017/09/ambassador-business-center-enciam-hans-kenning.html

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *