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Rio Sul Center

Rio de Janeiro RJ Brazil

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1980
Floor Count50
Building Uses
 - office
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - landing pad
 - mall
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - aluminium
 - concrete (plain)
 - concrete, reinforced
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire551 ftStructurae
Heliport Structure atop.
Roof535 ft
Main roof525 ftWebsite

Description
• Architects: Ulysses Petrônio Burlamaqui, Alexandre Chan.

• Incorporations: Brascan Imobiliaria Incorporações, Brascan Imobiliária Shopping Centers.
• Constructor: Construtora Norberto Odebrecht Engenharia e Construção S.A.
• Owner: União de Empresas Brasileiras.
• Client: Empreendimentos Imobiliários Capri S.A.
• Structural Engineer (Tower): Projectum S.A.
• Engineering Services (Substructure): Emílio Baumgart Ltda.
• Project Manager: Morrison Knudsen Engenharia.
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• Tallest building in Rio de Janeiro city.

• The shopping center at the building´s base opened in April 1980, almost two years before the offical building date.

• Building has 40 common floors + 4-stories of Rio-Sul Shopping Mall (400 shops and 35 restaurants), including Ground floor, and mechanical floor with heliport atop.

• The building contains elements in brutalist style.

• 1182 places for vehicles in Garage.
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• Photo Link: http://www.deltaimobiliaria.com.br/apres/Rio_Sul.jpg

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