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Architects: Manteola, Sánchez Gómez, Santos, Solsona, Vinsón, architects + Julia Galanti associate architect First prize international project competition.
Architectural layout of the complex
The unification of the Government Offices of Paraguay is an opportunity to search for a local architectural image, far from the extemporaneous international models and transferred to any cultural and climatic environment.
The required image, of “solid character of a government entity” does not necessarily mean rigidity of layouts and volumes, but also receptive areas for all citizens, employees and visitors.
Above the 10.00m level, the five primary volumes of different heights give, from a distant view, identity to each Ministry.
Below the 10.00m level, the proposal takes up themes of alternative circulations, zigzagging of the Loma San Jerónimo, creating more friendly situations for the multiple visitors that the complex receives daily.
Shadow galleries run through