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Edificio Operacional da Petrobrás

Av. Henrique Valadares x Travessa Dídimo x Rua dos Inválidos - Centre
Rio de Janeiro RJ Brazil

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began2008
  Finished2010
Floor Count25
Floor Area95,201 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - conference
 - restaurant
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - granite
 - concrete, reinforced

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof318 ftBlueprints

Description
• Architect: Edo Rocha Espaços Corporativos.

• Client & Constructor: WTorre
(Walter Torres Empreendimentos).
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• This more realistic and functional complex of 4 smaller intercalated glassy towers between 16, 20, 22 & 25 floors, replace the huge old vision in another city http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=72393 as well contributes for the expansion of company oil perforation and transport operations already in city, where another building already has http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=16480.

• Site: 18000m².
• Cost: ~ R$ 550 Millions.
• Area is divided in 2 blocks: 54.895,09m² and 40.306,25m².

• The biggest commercial building of the Rio De Janeiro. Divided in four towers of different heights and contemplating what of more modern exists in terms of respect to the environment and to the persons, so much those who live and / or work nearby, which will guarantee international certification as "green" building. Completely aligned with the rigid criteria of Green Building Council, the result is a great economy of energy and water, besides the residues reduction.

• The undertaking belongs to the WTORRE and it will be completely rent for commercial use. All complex East will be ended in the second semester of 2010, something like two years from today, a short time for a project of this dimension, specially to reduce eventual nuisances to the regular visitors of the region. The towers will have metal structure and facade with glasses. In the project several improvements initiatives are contemplated for the region, among them: actions that will remove definitely the floods that so much damage this town, urbanization, reinforcement of local security and the adaptation of the road accesses. The Group WTORRE also will be going to restore several small constructions and ancient houses that are around this site, all knocked down by the Historical Inheritance, contributing in this way to rescue part of the history of this city.

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