Hotel Arpoador / Bernardes Arquitetura

Hotel Arpoador / Bernardes Arquitetura
© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2350
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Photographs Photographs:  Leonardo Finotti
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Core Innovation, Ulimax, Unibox, Vimoso
  • Landscaping:Floriverde Paisagismo
  • Lighting:Estudio Carlos Fortes Luz + Design
  • Constructor:Harmonia Arquitetura e Construções
  • Management:Classe A Engenharia
  • Air Conditioning Project:Greenwatt
  • Automation Project:Endev
  • Electrical And Hydraulic Facilities Project:AQ Projetos
  • Industrial Kitchen Project:Estillo Arquitetura
  • Pool Design And Installation:Aqualar
  • Structural Design:Projest
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© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

Text description provided by the architects. The project for the renovation of the Hotel Arpoador goes beyond the idea of a cozy hotel, creating an inviting space, where interior and exterior are blended. Its lobby is integrated into the bar through a patio bathed in natural light, a continuous line connecting Francisco Otaviano and Francisco Bhering streets. The façade is composed of a large wooden panel loose from the structure, which frames the views for those who see from within and creates a subtle order for the building.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

The beach climate permeates the entire choice of materials used in the project, from wooden flooring (alluding to a boat deck) to the straw, fibers, linen, and cotton used in the interior spaces. On the top floor, the terrace presents a triangular pool with sea views. On the side overlooking the city, a space dedicated to wellness with sauna, room for massage, and another for exercises. The Arpoador offers 49 rooms.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti
Terrace Plan
Terrace Plan
© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

All furniture and fabrics were developed from the concept of total work of art, which presupposes an integration between various forms of artistic expression. The woodwork was designed especially for each space of the hotel, from the rooms to the common areas. In allusion to the nautical architecture, the furniture of the rooms is made of pieces that fit together, allowing different uses. Both the fabrics of the interiors and the uniforms of the team had their colors inspired by the shades of the Arpoador beach, having been exclusively developed by Bernardes Arquitetura for the project.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

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Address:Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

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Cite: "Hotel Arpoador / Bernardes Arquitetura" [Hotel Arpoador / Bernardes Arquitetura] 07 Mar 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/912561/hotel-arpoador-bernardes-arquitetura> ISSN 0719-8884

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