Duoc Maipú by Sabbagh Arquitectos

Duoc Maipú by Sabbagh Arquitectos

Architects: Sabbagh Arquitectos; Juan Sabbagh P.- Mariana Sabbagh P.- Juan Pedro Sabbagh B.-Felipe Sabbagh B.-Marcial Olivares
Collaborators: Jorge Ramirez Engineers: Gatica y Jiménez
Landscape architects: Piera Sartori
Contractor: PRECON
Lighting design: Mónica Pérez
Completion year: 2010
Photography: Francisca Polanco
Location: Maipú, Santiago, Chile

Sabbagh Arquitectos has developed its professional work in different areas, specially industries, services, education and offices. It has had an outstanding participation in the bienal of Chilean Architecture and has received numerous distinctions by its works. The projects have been published in diverse Architecture and Technical magazines, as well as mentions in specialized books.

Within the significant projects they emphasize the ones made for the Duoc Educational Foundation, among others the Valparaiso’s seat that obtained the Juana Ross de Edwards prize and also declared Historical Conservation building by the National Monument Council and the seats of Alameda and Dieciocho consulted interventions in patrimonial buildings.

In the industrial area, the most relevant buildings are chilean Post office Central plant of Packages, Envases Central for Coca-cola company and the plant for the chemical industry, Quimetal constructed in Wood.

All this works have been selected for different Architecture bienal. Recently the Puerto Fonck fishfarming has been object of several publications in national and international magazines were the most important is Phaidon Atlas of the 21st Century , recently published. In the commercial area the Copec company chain of Gas stations and convenience stores, with numerous facilities all over the country.

In the institutional area the HNS bank corporative building, today Rabobank, winner of Bienal 2002 and selected for the Iberoamerican Bienal. At mentioned bienal in 2002, the Torre’s House in Caburga’s lake receives as well the prize in its category.

This year two recent works; Floating houses for fishfarming workers in the Patagonia channels and the corporate building for the Duoc foundation, are selected for Bienal 2008 and finalists in 2008 World Architecture Festival in Barcelona.
Duoc building obtains the prize of the Chilean bienal and wins as well in the offices category in Barcelona.

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