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Casa Atlântica

Zaha Hadid Architects, Insite Arquitetos

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Sara Johnson, Hanley Wood Media


Project Name

Casa Atlântica

Client/Owner

Omar Peres


Team

  • Zaha Hadid, Hon. FAIA; Patrik Schumacher (design)
  • Cristiano Ceccato (project director)
  • Saffet Kaya Bekiroglu (project designer)
  • Clara Martins (project architect)
  • Armando Bussey, Chien-Shuo Pai, Natassa Lianou (team)


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Project Description

FROM THE ARCHITECTS:

Casa Atlântica is a new residential building on Avenida Atlântica, Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro.

The natural forms of Rio’s morros and beaches generate an elastic, malleable quality within the city’s urban fabric, while the dynamism of Copacabana - with its energy and rhythm - is one of the city’s most important public spaces.

Casa Atlântica’s design continues the liberating composition and spatial flow inherent within Brazil’s rich Modernist tradition, engaging with the unique tempo and vitality of Copacabana’s urban beach culture, as well as the fluidity of its renowned Burle Marx promenade.

Working within site restrictions governing the height and distance from adjacent buildings, Casa Atlântica’s design establishes a fluid order defined by its structure which morphs and expands at each level to define generous balconies, and dividing each floor into separate residential units.

Facing southeast to Copacabana Beach, the design branches towards its neighbouring buildings to establish a continuity with the existing the urban fabric of Avenida Atlântica.
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