The proposal represents a visionary evolutionary model of urban regeneration that goes beyond transport solutions. It responds to the problems of citizens and promotes social consensus, reflection, and participation.
This new evolutionary model addresses three main phases: the first and initial objective is to transform the main axis into a "transport corridor", which will be the epicenter of the next phase.
A key element of this regeneration and subsequent integral transformation will be the introduction of a public transport system, the BAC-BAX. This combines high-capacity and express buses that will circulate during the peak hours, stopping only at the main stops. In this way we avoid the existence of overlapping routes, fostering modal interchange and creating new areas of opportunity.
Another of the highlights of the proposal is the concept of what we call the "Superblock" that aims to regain public space through the hierarchy of the road system and modes of transport.
The last of these phases, with a proposed time horizon of 20-30 years, aims to transform the Alameda-Providencia axis into a corridor for urban transformation in which the different public spaces and buildings are revitalized and valued from an economic, cultural and social point of view.
An Urban renovation project based on cohesion, adaptability, mobility and sustainability
|Place/Date:||Santiago, Chile, 2015|
|Client:||Metropolitan Regional Government|
|Architects:||luis vidal + architects|
|Contributors:||Arup, BAC, R & V, FADEU|
|Project Status:||Tender, 2nd Prize|
|Team:||João Abreu - Carmen Andújar - Marta Cumellas - José Benito Fernández - Isabel Gil - Arturo López-Bachiller - Peru Medem - Lourdes Moreno - Alejandro Nieto - José Parejo - Eugenia Porras - Patricia Quilez - Santiago Sánchez - Cristina Sánchez - Óscar Torrejón - Luis Vidal|