Día 35

Prado and Jardín Botanico Día 35 | 4 de octubre In my final official day of exploring Medellín, I ended up where I began 32 days ago, the place I’ve frequented the most since being here in Medellín, Zona Norte. But before arriving at Jardín Botanico, I meandered through the barrio of Prado, just north…

Día 32

viaje a la barrio de Santo Domingo Savio, 2 Día 32 | 1 de Octubre Today I returned to the barrio of Santo Domingo Savio to visit the new Colegio designed by Carlos Pardo (within Institución Educativa Antonio Derka). Since my first visit to the barrio I’ve come to understand that the Santo Domingo Savio barrio…

Día 22

Westward ho!!! Along the Metrocable, línea J Día 22 | 21 de septiembre This afternoon I took a venture to out the western comuna’s of the city. My main intention was to see the new public projects in San Javier, Biblioteca Presbítero José Luis Arroyave and Institución Educativa La Independencia. Once reaching the end of…

Día 20

viaje a la barrio de Moravia Día 20 | 19 de septiembre Inspired by the projects I′ve seen this week at UPB-Medellín, aimed at trying to solve some of the city′s current struggles; I decided to trek towards the barrio of Moravia to get a better understanding of the neighborhood. Moravia is a barrio lying just…

Día 13

viaje a la barrio de Santo Domingo Savio, 1 Día 13 | 12 de septiembre Today I ventured up to the hillside barrio of Santo Domingo Savio to ride the Metro Cable and to See the famed Biblioteca España, designed by Giancarlo Manzzanti. Prior to the instillation of the Metro Cable (2004) and Biblioteca España…