kohn pedersen fox associates: infinity tower
 
kohn pedersen fox associates: infinity tower kohn pedersen fox associates: infinity tower
sep 25, 2012

kohn pedersen fox associates: infinity tower

‘infinity tower’ by kohn pedersen fox associates, são paulo, brazil image © leonardo finotti all images courtesy of kohn pedersen fox associates

within the financial district of são paulo, brazil is the recently completed ‘infinity tower’ by new york-based international practice kohn pedersen fox associates and são paulo-based aflalo & gasperini arquitetos. two sails of glass spanning 120 meters in height merge to form the building’s slender profile. floor plates increase in area with each successive storey, increasing the leasable space with ideal panoramic views at loftier heights. horizontal fins wrapping the curved exterior control the sunlight and glare.

at the ground floor, visitors transition from the bustling activity of the 6th most populated city in the world into a tranquil setting of reflecting pools and shaded walkways. surrounded by water, two bridges access the porte cochère.

(left) louvers wrap the curved exterior (right) two sails of glass form a slender building profile images © leonardo finotti

ground level entry image © leonardo finotti

lobby is wrapped with horizontal wooden planks image © leonardo finotti

reflecting pools border the lobby image © leonardo finotti

cascading water produces a tranquil atmosphere image © leonardo finotti

porte cochère image © leonardo finotti

at night image © leonardo finotti

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