High-Rise Structures: Porto Rio de Janeiro Mixed use structure by Paula Werneck

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DESIGN DETAILS
DESIGN NAME:
High-Rise Structures: Porto Rio de Janeiro

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Mixed use structure

INSPIRATION:
The inspiration came from all buildings that have been seen, studied or visited.

UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Brazil is going through a crucial moment in the international scenario. Both the World Cup 2014 and the Olympic Games in 2016 requires several changes throughout the country but particularly in Rio de Janeiro. Aiming at the requirements of these events, the project presented is originated from the mixed use: a convention center, a hotel, a business center, shops and apartments. All the aspects are very well integrated by the public square wich is the main feature of this project. It invites the public space into the private building and so it becomes an open block. Unique within a chaotic environment.

OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
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PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The Project started in August 2011 and finished in December 2011.

FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Architecture, Building and Structure Design

PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
The project is mainly composed by a reinforced concrete structure with columns distributed in a grid 8x8 meters. The main feature concerning technology and materials is the hotel facade. Made with panels 3x4meters that are fixed in the concrete structure contains 10 different types of panels arranged in a random order. Each facade is different in relation to its orientation and exposition time to sunlight. Regarding all the panels, there are 10 different types in wich were created 16 different frames. This way, it is possible to create a different design throughout the whole building.

SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
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RESEARCH ABSTRACT:
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CHALLENGE:
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ADDED DATE:
2012-02-28 15:40:04

TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Luiz Mario Xavier

IMAGE CREDITS:
Paula Werneck, 2011.

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CLIENT/STUDIO/BRAND DETAILS
NAME:
PAULA WERNECK ARQUITETURA

PROFILE:
Contact paulawerneck.arq@gmail.com +55 21 81068270

NOMINATION DETAILS

High-Rise Structures: Porto Rio De Janeiro Mixed Use Structure by Paula Werneck is a Nominee in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category.

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AWARD DETAILS

High-Rise Structures: Porto Rio De Janeiro Mixed Use Structure by Paula Werneck is Winner in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category, 2011 - 2012.

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