Holcim Foundation

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Plaza del Sol - Public market and transfer terminal

This proposal for improving social vitality in the city center merits distinction for the innovative approach to designing public space. The work offers a significant contribution to the community by implementing a multifunctional facility including a bus terminal connected to an elegantly designed cultural center via an elevated pedestrian path. Such coordination of diverse demands is highly applauded.

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Sustainable construction projects awarded in Latin America
“A significant contribution to the community” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2005 for Latin America
Project Details
Caracas, Venezuela
Giorgio Jorge Rigamonti
Main Author
Giorgio Jorge Rigamonti
Rigamonti & Asociados Consultores CA, Venezuela
Elena Margarita Correa de Rigamonti
Further Author
Elena Margarita Correa de Rigamonti
Rigamonti & Asociados Consultores CA , Venezuela
Acknowledgement prize 2005
Latin America
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