Girassol Building / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

Girassol Building / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  993
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs Photographer:  Tony Chen
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Atlas Schindler, Atelier Leopardi Esperante, Be Metais, CenterMad
  • Collaborators:Guilherme Nakata, Raquel Jordão, Victor Gonçalves, Tony Chen, Mayara Ready, Tadeu Ferreira, Tais Vieira, Douglas Morilhão, Paula Leal, Camila Osele
  • Interior Design:SuperLimão Studio
  • Lightining:Foco Luz & Desenho
  • Concrete Structure:Benedictis Engenharia
  • Metal Structure:BE Metais
  • Eletrical Hydralical Engineer:Zamaro Pessoa
  • Air Conditioning:Logitec Projetos
  • General Contractor:DeLucc
  • Authors:Henrique Reinach, Maurício Mendonça
  • Coordinators Architects:Manuel Tojal, Rodrigo Nakajima
  • City:Pinheiros
  • Country:Brazil
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Text description provided by the architects. The Girassol Building is a small commercial building located in a steep stretch street in the neighborhood of Vila Madalena located in São Paulo.
The project should provide versatile spaces that allow divide the space into small rooms or merged into a single large workplace.

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Slabs are supported only by the pillars at the both sides of the lot exceeding its entire width. The subsoil has the access of pedestrians separated from the vehicles and receives the visitors in a central nucleus of circulation. Work spaces can be turned to the front and back of the building, improving ventilation and sunshine along the 3 floors.

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The frame is all composed of floor / ceiling glass, leading users to a small balcony. In this, a second skin of shrimp doors in perforated plates protect the internal areas of the excess of sun and give privacy to the work areas.

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Finally, the roof of the last floor, defined in thermo-acoustic metal tiles, provides a more generous footing, and allowed a zenithal illumination next to the core. This light enters on a pergola of glass-covered wood, beneath which a generous garden separates the rooms from the front to the back.
At the bottom of the basement, an uncovered garden and an artistic panel that fills the entire height of the background currency, complete the scene of this project.

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Cite: "Girassol Building / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados" [Edifício Girassol / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados] 06 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/898783/girassol-building-reinach-mendonca-arquitetos-associados> ISSN 0719-8884

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