Orientation plays an essential role in the organisation of functions in the building as a whole and specifically in the apartments. The architects ensured the best panoramic views and a privileged position for all spaces intended for day-to-day living, whether private, such as the living rooms in the apartments, or collective, such as common areas for the building’s residents. On the ground floor are all the spaces containing shared facilities, such as an events room, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a solarium, a fitness area with a squash court, a spa, and so on. The upper levels contain 14 residential units, in sizes ranging from just under 350 sqm to a top-floor penthouse measuring almost 600 sqm. The façades are given added motion by the design of the terraces, which are offset somewhat between one floor and the next. The common areas on the ground floor are spread over three different low volumes at the ends of the lot, while the central part contains a plaza designed for the building by Burle Marx, the studio founded by the famous Brazilian landscape designer.
The architects adopt a number of different solutions for reducing energy consumption, employing both systems integrated into the building, such as solar panels, and architectural solutions improving the microclimate, such as a rooftop garden. In the layout of the residential spaces, the architects ensure that the most important rooms in all the apartments have windows on two sides to maximise natural lighting and ventilation.
Images courtesy of Königsberger Vannucchi Arquitetura, photo by Pedro Vannucchi
Project Name: Mn15 Ibirapuera
Typology: Residential Building
Development And Construction: Gafisa S.A.
Location: Rua Manoel da Nóbrega 812, Ibirapuera - São Paulo - SP - Brazil.
Project Year: project December 2015 / work August 2018
Execution Year: project May 2018 / work December 2020
Land Area: 1,976.71 m²
Building Area: 9,539.47 M²
Photographer: Pedro Vannucchi (@pedrovannucchi)
Königsberger Vannucchi Arquitetura
Gianfranco Vannucchi and Jorge Königsberger
Alexis Aldrovandi, Francesc De Fuentes, Liliana Sá and Carla Estrella.
Team: Luciano Lima, Adriana Ingarano, Dante Pimentel, Fernanda Sanchez, Sabrina Aron, Vera Tusco, Daniele Scarlate, Isadora Citrin, Andrea Feldon and Flavia Pereira.
Development and Construction: Gafisa - SP
Landscape architecture - Burle Marx
Interior design - Zize Zink
Structural Engineering - Concrete Structure - JKMF Engenharia
Structural Engineering - Metal Structure - Engebrat Consultoria, Engenharia e Projetos S / C
Air Conditioning and Air Conditioning Project - Thermoplan Engenharia Térmica
Foundation Project: Damasco Penna Engenharia Geotécnica
Lighting Project: Senzi Lighting
Acoustic Consulting: Akkerman Acoustic Projects
Facade Consulting: Inovatec Consultores Associados
Waterproofing Consultancy: Proassp Assessoria e Projeto
Security Consulting: Studiolo Projetos e Consultoria
Hydraulic / Electrical Installations Project: Factor Projetos
Solar Heating: Cubic M3tro