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Orquideorama

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plan:b arquitectos, JPRCR Arquitectos
 
location Medellin
function exposition space, mixed-use development
contributed by JuanSebastian

The Orquideorama is an organically expanding wooden meshwork of modular “flower-tree” structures that weaves its way through the garden’s heart. The project unites the micro and macro worlds through an elegant synthesis of cellular and architectural forms. The architects wanted the ‘Orquideorama’ to grow in the same way that a garden seeds and develops, with one “flor-árbol” popping up next to another. This lead them to design the installation as a series of interconnected modular structures specialized for a variety of functions including event halls, butterfly reserves, and flower gardens. Each ‘flor-árbol’ is composed of a steel reinforced trunk and six hexagonal petals that form an intricately latticed patio. The plants situated beneath each trunk are sustained via rainwater collected by the petals, and are protected from the elements by the translucent pine wood weave that is sourced from reforested lands.

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Vraiment simpat comme projet !
paris, Bahamas 04-Nov-16
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Orquideorama
Address
Calle 73 No. 51D- 14
Colombia
Project is public!
Opening hours Every day from 09.00 till 17.00.
How to get there? For your convenience, we recommend using the Metro. Station 'Universidad' is located really close to the pedestrian entrance of the Botanical Garden.
Completion 8- 2006
Floor area/size 4200 m2
Cost € 2000000,-
Main designer, Architectplan:b arquitectos
ArchitectJPRCR Arquitectos
Client Medellin's Botanical Garden
 
Project ID 6823
Latitude/Longitude 06°16'15N 75°33'51W
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