The construction of the new library for the ParqueTecnológicoItaipu(ItaipuTechnological Park – PTI in portuguese) over the ruins of the former Itaipu workforce housing lodges aimed at writing the history of the largest dam in the Americas into built form. By preserving physically and metaphorically the state in which the PTI found the area when it started to be implemented, the building highlights the expressive renewal the old sheds have gone through since the Park was created.
Design Team: Lead designers – arch. Leonardo Damiani Poletti, arch. Tiago Holzmann da Silva,arch. Pedro Augusto Alves de Inda; support design team – arch. Fernanda Zucoloto, arch. Cristiano MouraLoureiro, arch. Hilton Fagundes, Camila Vitalli, arch. Alice Rauber, librarian Silvia Maria PuentesBentacourt, LetíciaFiebig, Roberta Alencastro, Sabrina Machry, Bruna Caldas; lighting, structural, electric, hydraulic and air conditioning design: Projet Engineering Services; wooden structures design: eng. Ms. EveraldoPletz
Finish: Floor: composite granite;
Wall: wood, concrete and original masonry from the restored areas;
Ceiling: glass and wood (interior); water surface, green roof and pebbles (exterior)
This studio was built in the heart of an artistic neighborhood, where street walls and galleries offer a great variety of expressions and occupational forms. As it is situated in a place marked by frequent floods, its creation offered many challenges.
Beach house for a couple with kids in the middle of the woods just five minutes from the beach.
The idea is to use materials from the region (wood / stone) and steel structure to help the building process and to camuflate the construction in the landscape.
The design concept was inspired by lofts and aimed to give identity to the brand. The result was a contemporary and modern space. With generous dimensions, the store could be divided into two main sectors with various environments in each: the front with double height ceiling is where are the main products, releases, etc; and the lower ceiling sector is where other products and functional area, such as the cashier, fitting rooms, coffee space, etc.
Higienopolis neighborhood, in São Paulo, is marked by its 50/60’s intense edification’s, generously sized apartments, a remarkable architecture and a significant green area.
Therefore, the project intends to reinforce the prominence of the neighborhood, not denying, but opening up to this built landscape and simultaneously allowing the neighborhood to penetrate the intern spaces.
Article source: Rodrigo de Biagi – Spagnuolo Arquitetura
The main concept for the house was the placement of the building on the terrain forming a “L”, creating a patio that integrates both social and intimate areas granting good sun orientation for its inner and outer spaces.
On the interior sliding walls creates flexibility and spacial integration, the natural light and ventilation comes through the big glass panels and roof openings. Six meter high pivot glass doors invites the user to contemplation of the swimming pool and garden.
The P house is a puzzle game. Rotating three volumes around one nucleus generated not only a particular spatial dynamic, but also different visual relations between empty and full, between the private and semiprivate areas and the view of the city.
The byword of tropical shopping and leisure, Breeze Walk recreates a cityscape of low-rise buildings, landscaped walkways and courtyards that will take customers through its 64,000 sqm of retail, office spaces, restaurants, bars and cafes. An axial set of waterways, artificial lakes and pools brings the project together into a central courtyard for all-day and night entertainment.