Gallery: South America’s Tallest Building Set to Open in 2012!

 

The Costanera Center in Santiago, Chile which will include the tallest building in South America has been on the boards for some time, and an opening date of 2012 has finally been announced! Located in the Providencia region of the country’s capital, the mixed-use development will include four buildings of varying height surrounding a mall. One of those buildings will reach 300 meters, which will make it the tallest building in South America. The whole complex is aiming for LEED Gold certification, and will utilize various sustainable design strategies.

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  1. andresmonstruo May 7, 2012 at 2:18 am

    It says nothing about the terrible impact that this project will have on the vehicle circulation, already saturated in the area. With daily traffic jams now lasting for hours around the (still in construction)complex, the opening will make it at least 30% worse. The main investor, Horst Paulmann, known for his greediness, refused to pay for the minimum necessary congestion mitigation works, blaming the past and present governments for the soon-will-come collapse. Several organizations are calling a Boiccot to this man.

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