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Groenlândia / Triptyque Architecture

  • 01:00 - 1 December, 2014
Groenlândia / Triptyque Architecture
Groenlândia / Triptyque Architecture, © Pedro Kok
© Pedro Kok

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua Groenlândia, 1157 - Jardim América, São Paulo - SP, 01434-100, Brazil
  • Coordinator General

    Luiz Trindade
  • Project Leader

    Pedro de Mattos Ferraz , Paulo Adolfo Martins
  • Area

    300.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

  • Contractor

    Brandao e Marmo, Supervisão Anderson Toledo, João Carmona
  • Collaborators

    Fábio Baptista e José Paulo da Silva
  • Associates

    Greg Bousquet, Carolina Bueno, Guillaume Sibaud , Olivier Raffaelli
  • Landscape

    Bia Abreu e Triptyque
  • Structure

    GamaZ, colaboração Eng. Helvas
  • Hydraulics

    K2P Projetos
  • Electric

    K2P Projetos
  • Facade

    Arquiteto Paulo Henrique Araldi Pena
  • Site Area

    993 m²
  • Basement Area

    308 m²
  • Ground area

    290 m²
  • The upper area

    341 m²
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© Pedro Kok
© Pedro Kok

Text description provided by the architects. Triptyque has just completed a commercial space Groenlandia in the very chic neighborhood of São Paulo, who defies the gravity.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

Behind the Jacaranda creepers and the ten meters palm trunks, appears a block of white marble in the middle of a mineral garden. Triptyque wanted to emphasize the stiffest materials such as marble and concrete to challenge them with the gravity. Groenlandia links together stone and glass, rigidity and transparency, durability and lightness.

© Pedro Kok
© Pedro Kok

The deck, a large slab of concrete whose the wooden floor floats from over 9m, above a block of white marble. Large transparent windows support the deck by creating an invisible link with the marble. The block of stone is pierced by open windows in marble, creating a paradox between the function and the matter, the gravity and the lightness. The corners of the stone block are based on aquatic beds sprinkled of Papyrus.

© Pedro Kok
© Pedro Kok

Inside, two masterful concrete pillars in the center of the block, leads to the terrace thanks to floating stairs, creating a structural games. Despite the closed aspect of this upscale neighborhood of São Paulo, the building, without fence, is in direct contact with the street. Once again the Triptyque architects foiled the rigidity thanks to the opening. The space contains a basement of 15 parking spaces, a ground floor, a floor and a deck.

© Pedro Kok
© Pedro Kok

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Cite: "Groenlândia / Triptyque Architecture" 01 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/573210/groenlandia-triptyque-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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