Corporate Building – Barra Trade III
Barra da Tijuca – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 2002
Third building, part of a group of six, two of which already constructed, BARRA TRADE III is a commercial enterprise, destined to big corporations.
The project was conceived to attend Architecture modern concepts, giving its users privacy, safety, total freedom to a commercial installation, parking, data and communication high technology, allowing high performance and flexibility with meaningful cost reduction.
The facade utilizes minimum number of materials: concrete, glass and aluminum.
The last is a thermic high performance one, that reduces the heat and air conditioning costs.
The building is composed by underground parking, double height ground floor, allowing a mezanine, two floors and a top floor.