Venezuela<br />Is Unique<br />CARACAS, A CITY FULL OF EXPERIENCES<br />English III Class Final Project / Prof Dafne Gonzal...
Color<br />The “Aula magna” of the Central University of Venezuela, designedby C. R. Villanueva, is a greatexample of the ...
The new fountain of “Plaza Venezuela” isanotherexample of the use of color in Caracas, in this case in thecontext of theci...
Thisis a view of Caracas at nights. The “Boyaca” Avenue’slightsclearlydifferencethecityfromthe “Avila” mountain. At darkni...
The Central University of Venezuela is full of perforatedwalls, whichcreate a greateffectonthewaythat light goesthroughtth...
ThishousewasdesignedbyGioPonti, anitalianarchitect, for a couple of venezuelanartists. The “Villa Planchart” is a greatexa...
Texture<br />The “Teresa Carreno” Theater uses texture in thefacade. Thishelpstogivescaletosomethingthat, otherwise, would...
In theTowers of “Parque Central”, textureiscreatedbytherepetition of concrete, steel and glasselements.<br />
“Los Proceres” wouldbeone of thegreatestexamples of the use of rythm in anurbancontext. Everything, fromthepalmtrees, toth...
In thisview of theinside of the “Villa Planchart”, we can seethe use of rhythm in theceiling and thefloor, making a verydy...
In the “Luis Brion” Square, located in Chacaito, thedirectionsfor horizontal circulations are veryclear: thissquarebehaves...
The “San Ignacio” Mall has aninterestingspaceconformedbytwoofficestowers and the shopping center’sgaleriesthatsorroundan h...
space & scale <br />Standingbefore “Parque Cristal” is a “great-scale” experience. Thebigentrance, and theenormousperforat...
“El Silencio” towers, designedby C.R. Villanueva, havean horizontal elementwhichunifiesthetwotowers, butalsogivesscaletoth...
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"Venezuela is unique" shows some examples of Caracas' good architecture and urbanism. This is for my English III final project. Hope you enjoy it!

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Venezuela is Unique

  1. 1. Venezuela<br />Is Unique<br />CARACAS, A CITY FULL OF EXPERIENCES<br />English III Class Final Project / Prof Dafne Gonzalez/ Adriana Ruiz<br />
  2. 2. Color<br />The “Aula magna” of the Central University of Venezuela, designedby C. R. Villanueva, is a greatexample of the use of color tocreateemotions and a variety of sensations in aninsidespace.<br />
  3. 3. The new fountain of “Plaza Venezuela” isanotherexample of the use of color in Caracas, in this case in thecontext of thecity, throughtthe use of lights of differentcolorsthatiluminatewater.<br />
  4. 4. Thisis a view of Caracas at nights. The “Boyaca” Avenue’slightsclearlydifferencethecityfromthe “Avila” mountain. At darknightsisalmostimpossibletoseethemountain, itseemslikeit has disappeared.<br />Light<br />
  5. 5. The Central University of Venezuela is full of perforatedwalls, whichcreate a greateffectonthewaythat light goesthroughtthespace. <br />
  6. 6. ThishousewasdesignedbyGioPonti, anitalianarchitect, for a couple of venezuelanartists. The “Villa Planchart” is a greatexample of modernity in Caracas, and its use of light isimpressive: theroofseemstobefloatingoverthehouse.<br />
  7. 7. Texture<br />The “Teresa Carreno” Theater uses texture in thefacade. Thishelpstogivescaletosomethingthat, otherwise, would look like a verybigwall. <br />
  8. 8. In theTowers of “Parque Central”, textureiscreatedbytherepetition of concrete, steel and glasselements.<br />
  9. 9. “Los Proceres” wouldbeone of thegreatestexamples of the use of rythm in anurbancontext. Everything, fromthepalmtrees, tothefountains, ismadewithrythm.<br />Rhythm<br />
  10. 10. In thisview of theinside of the “Villa Planchart”, we can seethe use of rhythm in theceiling and thefloor, making a verydynamiccontrastbetweenthem.<br />
  11. 11. In the “Luis Brion” Square, located in Chacaito, thedirectionsfor horizontal circulations are veryclear: thissquarebehaves more like a verybig distribuidor .<br />Vertical and <br />Horizontal<br />Circulation<br />
  12. 12. The “San Ignacio” Mall has aninterestingspaceconformedbytwoofficestowers and the shopping center’sgaleriesthatsorroundan horizontal space, whichisinterruptedbythe vertical circulationssistems.<br />
  13. 13. space & scale <br />Standingbefore “Parque Cristal” is a “great-scale” experience. Thebigentrance, and theenormousperforationonthefacademakesyoufeelitsimportance as a comercial and financial center in Caracas. <br />
  14. 14. “El Silencio” towers, designedby C.R. Villanueva, havean horizontal elementwhichunifiesthetwotowers, butalsogivesscaletothepeople.<br />

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