This 143 square meters lounge is divided in three units, which represent heights between 1.000 and 4.000 meters above the sea level, in the template, cold and Moorland thermal floors.
The temperature at the Template thermal floor rounds the 20ºC and a superb coffee aroma shows visitors that they arrived to the Coffee Region’s Cultural Landscape, Mankind Cultural Heritage.
Colombian coffee, which grows from 1.000 m altitudes to even more than 2.000 meters above the sea level, has reached more than 90 countries around the world, and since more than a century and a half, it built its global reputation; that is why coffee is a main protagonist of this floor. Nevertheless, coffee is not the only strength of the template area. This thermal floor is one of the most industrialized of the country. The Colombian textile sector, mainly located in Medellín, is the second most developed of the region, after Brazil, according to Euromonitor International; this fact also facilitated that Colombian fashion sector experienced a steady growth for the past years, ranking third In Latin America in terms of growth, after Brazil and Peru.
At the Cold Climate, temperature goes down to 15ºC and visitors will find 5 screens presenting the key facts of this thermal floor. Here, they can know the transformation chains that allowed seizing the 1.600 flower species for export, making the country the first Carnation exporter and the second Rose exporter in the world. Besides, they can see the transformation of products such as the Goldenberry, which is the exotic fruit with the greatest export potential.
Likewise, visitors can see some of the natural landscapes that made Colombia a desirable destination for international cinema producers. Only in 2014, seven foreign movies were filmed in Colombia, reporting incomes of more than 34.000 million of pesos for the country.
Visitors continue their tour ascending through the Colombian thermal floors, until they arrive at the Moorland, where they can find the most important water resources of the country. Here, the temperature descends to 10ºC and a scenario is recreated to celebrate water, through a speaker which generates water movements with its waves.
Colombia counts on almost 30.000 square kilometers of moors, among them the biggest of the planet, Sumapaz Paramo, which is part of the Green Cross Complex and It comprises 200.000 hectares. This makes Colombia one of the main water reserves in the world and it is host for almost 4.000 fauna and flora species that inhabit those ecosystems.
Colombian Moorlands represent more than 60% of world moors and they are responsible for water delivery to 70% of the country’s population. Through more than 40 moorlands systems, distributed around three mountain ranges, visitors can find here one of the main natural richness of the pavilion.