Guatemalan Institute of Tourism

Guatemalan Institute of Tourism (HM26JY)

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 37.483', W 90° 30.883'

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Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo
Construcción: 1972-1977Tipo: Arquitectura CivilEstilo: FuncionalistaEl Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo fue creado el 8 de septiembre de 1967. El "INGUAT" como se le conoce, es el ente rector y facilitador que promueve y fomenta el desarrollo turístico sostenible de Guatemala, a nivel nacional e internacional.
El edificio se construyó durante el gobierno del presidente Kjell E. Laugerud García, siendo director de la institución, Jorge Senn Bonilla.
Fue diseñado por los arquitectos José María García de Paredes y Antonio de Sandoval-Martínez, quienes haciendo uso de plazas y escalinatas, lo dotaron de la connotación urbanística que lo caracteriza. El aspecto formal de esta obra, está dado por los volúmenes de las fachadas oriente y poniente, y el tratamiento a través de cenefas de concreto que reciben los lados norte y sur.
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Guatemalan Institute of Tourism
Construction: 1972-1977 Type: Civil Architecture Style: Functionalist The "Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo" [Guatemalan Institute of Tourism] was established on September 8, 1967. The "INGUAT" [for its acronym in Spanish], as commonly referred to, is the lead and facilitating agency in charge of



promoting the sustainable development of tourism in Guatemala, both nationally and internationally. The building was built during the administration of President Kjell E. Laugerud García, with Jorge Senn Bonilla as head of the institution.
It was designed by architects José María García de Paredes and Antonio de Sandoval-Martínez, who gave it its distinctive urban dimension, by using plazas1 and flights of steps. The formal aspect of this work is given by the volume of the east and west facades and the concrete borders in the north and south sides. 1 An open space or square in Spanish-speaking countries.
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HM NumberHM26JY
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Placed ByMunicipalidad de Guatemala
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Date Added Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15P E 767720 N 1618285
Decimal Degrees14.62471667, -90.51471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 37.483', W 90° 30.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 37' 28.98" N, 90° 30' 52.98" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 7A Avenida, Guatemala Guatemala , GT
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