Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
Urban intervention in Azul, Argentine by +Arqs
January 7th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: +Arqs
The public space:
The intervention seeks to redefine the disjointed fragments of the city center, where by the new contributions to be incorporated in the future, is promoted to greater socialization, where public space acted as a landscape of events, meetings and exchanges.
The first action to develop the intervention is to strengthen and requalify an existing main structure, Plaza San Martin, intensifying by generating a comprehensive system with historical-cultural buildings that surround it.
In this piece transverse to the two institutional-commercial main areas where the proposed projects from the coexistence of existing activities with new programs to incorporate entertainment and community service are organized.
In addition it has a plot that weaves all nodes corresponding to the cultural and architectural heritage of the city, by a circuit which gives priority to pedestrians and the use of environmentally friendly transport.
Road infrastructure and parking:
The intervention contemplates the pedestrian as lead actor of urban life in an accessible and conducive to interaction with their fellow field, promoting non-polluting means of transport to the detriment of the media today saturate the city center.