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  7. Gabinete 857 / GOarquitetos

Gabinete 857 / GOarquitetos

  • 13:00 - 27 May, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Gabinete 857 / GOarquitetos
Gabinete 857 / GOarquitetos, © Ana Mello
© Ana Mello

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  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo - São Paulo, Brasil
  • Project Architects

    Marcio Orsi e Roberta Gontijo
  • Project Area

    137.66 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Structures

    AM Arquitetura de Estruturas
  • Building Services

    Fio D’Água Infraestrutura
  • Approvals Consultant

  • Suppliers

    Administração da obra - Eight & Pharcon Construtora; Construção - RDB Construções e Reformas; Estrutura Metálica - Aço Vertical Edificações Ltda.; Telhas metálicas - Ananda; Esquadrias de Alumínio - M&M Esquadrias; Vidros temperados - Esquema Vidros.
  • Site Area

    114 m²
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Ana Mello
© Ana Mello

Text description provided by the architects. Located on the edge of a traditional residential area in São Paulo, the project takes advantage of the topography of the area in the state capital to transform the main structure of an existing corner townhouse into a small office building. The proposal seeks to relate to the traditional typology of 'shop and mezzanine'.

© Ana Mello
© Ana Mello

We demolished all the interior walls of the ground floor and dug part of the living room to create ample room on this floor for use as a store or office area. At the back of the lot, with access from the side street, part of the building was demolished to create two parking spots.

© Ana Mello
© Ana Mello

Upstairs, in addition to interior walls, we also demolished the screening slab, which was replaced by thermo-acoustic metal roofing tiles, installed on a metal structure. This new structure marks the main intervention in the original volume of the site, giving personality to the architecture and differentiating it from surrounding buildings.

Longitudinal Section
Longitudinal Section

Planned for lease, Gabinete 857 allows quite varied uses of its facilities. Floor finishes and the interior walls will be defined later between the tenant and the owners - the architects themselves. Similarly, the metal structure is designed to support a mezzanine facility with wood flooring, which will also have its design and dimensions determined by the occupant's needs, this may be an office, photo studio, advertising agency, shop or restaurant.

© Ana Mello
© Ana Mello
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Gabinete 857 / GOarquitetos" [Gabinete 857 / GOarquitetos] 27 May 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884