Nation report part 2 colombia by miguel cardenas
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Nation Report Part 2<br />By: miguelCardenas<br />
Architecture IN COLOMBIA<br /><ul><li>In the 1930s, Colombia began to embrace modern architecture. The new Liberal Party government tore down many older buildings to reject the conservative past. In their place, it constructed modern buildings with an international flavor.
Colombian architecture reflects seventeenth century Spanish colonial origins. Regional differences derive from those found in Spain.</li></li></ul><li>Modern Architecture in Colombia<br /><ul><li>Most Colombians lived in single-family dwellings bult of cinder blocks and covered with an adobe made of clay, cow manure, and hay, until the mid-1940s
Uncontrolled urban growth due to massive migration from rural areas resulted in huge informal settlements which make up the bulk of Colombia's housing problem up to the present time.
But other than that therehave been a few examples of high-density housing projects (aimed at the rising middle-classes) such as the Centro Antonio Nariño, which followed the principles of Le Corbusier or the Torres del Parque by the architect Rogelio Salmona.</li></li></ul><li>Architecture IN COLOMBIA<br /><ul><li>In this historical period Colombia one was affected by a series of economic problems, nevertheless profit the development of changes of republican type in his physical and functional aspect.
Raising topologies derived from the baroque one in where the decoration of the facades and new aspect of the space I publish they were the most important elements at urban level.
In this period one is reflected all the sight architectonic level in Europe in century XIX, in this single reflection took into account the aesthetic one from architecture in general without giving greater importance to the process with which I get myself to obtain that level.
Bringing a this architecture that did not adapt to the context of the urban means in which it was and later it went away connecting. </li></li></ul><li>sources <br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture_of_Colombia<br />http://architecture.arqhys.com/history/colombian.html<br />http://architecture.arqhys.com/history/colombian.html<br />