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The Preamble Plaza & Canopy Courtyard is a Dynamic Green Hub for Queretaro, Mexico

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 31, 2012 01:04 AM
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by Y. Van last modified Oct 30, 2012

Combining community programs and a youth hostel, the Preamble Plaza & Canopy Courtyard by Jonathan Choe creates a new public green space within the historic center of Queretaro, Mexico. The new plaza contains all the amenities, while the private hostel floats above as a shade canopy for the plaza. What results is a a courtyard-like condition with [...]




 

 

Preamble Plaza & Canopy Courtyard, pavilion design, green architecture, passive cooling, passive ventilation, green wall, mexico architetcure

Combining community programs and a youth hostel, the Preamble Plaza & Canopy Courtyard by Jonathan Choe creates a new public green space within the historic center of Queretaro, Mexico. The new plaza contains all the amenities, while the private hostel floats above as a shade canopy for the plaza. What results is a a courtyard-like condition with ventilation, security, views, and a dynamic connection to the plaza below. Natural ventilation and green-wall shading eliminate the need for air-conditioning within the building.

Via UrbanArchNow

Preamble Plaza & Canopy Courtyard, pavilion design, green architecture, passive cooling, passive ventilation, green wall, mexico architetcure Preamble Plaza & Canopy Courtyard, pavilion design, green architecture, passive cooling, passive ventilation, green wall, mexico architetcure Preamble Plaza & Canopy Courtyard, pavilion design, green architecture, passive cooling, passive ventilation, green wall, mexico architetcure

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