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Instituto Tomie Ohtake & Torre Faria Lima

Avenida Brigadeiro Faria Lima 201
Sao Paulo SP Brazil

Construction Dates
Floor Count32
Basement Floors4
Floor Area65,000 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - conference
 - parking garage
 - religious
 - restaurant
 - retail
 - theatre
 - showroom
 - cinema
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - church
 - landing pad
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - glass
 - granite
 - concrete

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Roof367 ftWebsite & Info Page

• Architect: Ruy Ohtake Arquitetura e Urbanismo.

• Owner: Group Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos S.A.
• Constructor: Serplan, Método Engenharia Ltda.
• Coordinator: Rubens Scuoppo.
• Managers: Carlos Roberto de Azevedo, Félix Araújo, Antônio Sérgio Bergamin.
• Detailers: Emília Utaka, Isabel Araújo, Jayme Lago Mestieri, Nancy Marques, Rogério Gava de Oliveira.
• Structure: Escritório técnico Júlio Kassoy & Mário Franco (concrete), Kurkdjan Fruchtengarten Eng. Associados (steel).
• Foundation: Portella Alarcon Engenheiros Associados.
• Others: MHA (air-conditioning), Mingrone Iluminação (Lights), Acústica e Sônica (Accoustic), Pedro Pederneiras (stage), Emílio Kalil (theater consulting), Agnaldo Farias (exposition consulting), Marcelo Dantas (Media), Olair de Camilo (Gardening), Avec Verre Design (Glass),

• Site: 7.653 m².

• The tower, located in the corner of Av. Pedroso de Moraes, is named for Japanese-Brazilian artist Tomie Othake, who made 90-years old at that time.

• The cultural complex at the base of the tower is divided in several uses connect by a hall in entrance with 1000m², theater with 750 seats, meeting rooms, restaurant & café, library, together the 1800m² cultural Instituto Tomie Ohtake, finished on 2004 for expositions, http://www.institutotomieohtake.org.br/, entrance at Rua dos Carapés, while above floors are the office tower named Torre Faria Lima. An adjacent building named Edifício Pedroso de Moraes http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=82450, the first one to be built is to be found also.

• Areas:
- Highrise - Torre Faria Lima 201: 15.810 m².
- Lowrise - Torre Pedroso de Moraes 201: 5.450 m².
- Theater: 3.920 m².
- Meeting Center: 3.240 m².
- Instituto Tomie Ohtake: 4.400 m².

• In site has a modern church as well.

• Info Pages:
1- http://www.arcoweb.com.br/arquitetura/arquitetura523.asp
2- http://www.arcoweb.com.br/arquitetura/arquitetura150.asp
3- http://www.vitruvius.com.br/institucional/inst119/inst119.asp

• Photo Link: http://img103.exs.cx/img103/2446/P1010174-R.jpg

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