Grupo Vertical Contest

Centro del Progreso

The primary concept for ‘Centro del Progreso’ is to create an important, high quality, mixed use set of buildings. Requirements for mixed use allow for vitality, security and synergy which benefit residents, visitors and office workers equally. On a formal level, the magnitude of this architectural intervention is such that visual and urban impact can generate a center of great importance and transcendence for the city of Guatemala.

The main objective is to achieve a design that synthesizes cement industry’s historical trajectory in Guatemala, the presence of a group, of a family who have, across 100 years have succeeded in achieving their vision nationally and internationally.