Maria Farinha Filmes Head Office

Maria Farinha Filmes Head Office

Architect
+K Architects
Location
São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil | View Map
Category
Offices
Ana Mello
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Interior FurnitureKnoll
Florence Sofa
Florence Lounge Chair
Womb chair
ChairsFritz Hansen
Interior LightingReka
RK.04176
RK.05003
RK.06048
Drunk Floornora
noraplan® uni 2454
noraplan® uni 2446
SuppliersReka Iluminação
RK.01150
FlywheelsSecurit
M7

Product Spec Sheet
Interior Furniture
Womb chair, Florence Lounge Chair, Florence Sofa by Knoll
Interior Lighting
RK.06048, RK.05003, RK.04176 by Reka
Drunk Floor
noraplan® uni 2446, noraplan® uni 2454 by nora
Suppliers
RK.01150 by Reka Iluminação
Flywheels
M7 by Securit

Maria Farinha Filmes Head Office

+K Architects as Architects

Maria Farinha Filmes is a production company that tells stories through movies, series, and other formats, always focused on themes that question and transform the society we live in. Among their titles are the documentaries "Muito além do peso" (Far Beyond weight), "Tarja Branca" (White Prescription), "O Inicio da Vida" (The Beginning of Life) and the Brazilian fictional series "Aruana". The latest was freely inspired by a true story about environmental activism and was launched in more than 150 countries around the globe. 

photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello
photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello

The head office occupies a room of approximately 250 square meters on the eighth floor of a commercial building in the neighborhood of Pinheiros in São Paulo, Brazil. It has a beautiful and unexpected view of the city.

The client brief asked for a high and well-sectorized occupancy to attend both user and visitor activities at the same time. An informal and relaxed atmosphere was also demanded. Throughout the design, the architectural team took the challenge to address the complexity of the briefing.

photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello
photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello

Frameless glass panels divide the space into smaller rooms and allow the view and the natural light to be seen and enjoyed by everyone, everywhere. It is composed of meeting rooms, exhibition rooms, and offices.

photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello
photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello

The entrance is enclosed by a bespoke large metal shelving system, that was designed to be experienced as an integrated part of the space as well as a continuity to the existing walls. Following the same concept, the storage beside it is composed of two large sliding wooden doors for the filming equipment.

photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello
photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello

This open and bright space led to an efficient, simple and clear space sectorization, also highlighted by the floor colors. Made out of a monolithic natural rubber, the floor is used in two analogous colors to set the difference between the open areas – where sand color is used – and the glass panel enclosed rooms, which receives light gray flooring.

photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello
photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello

The whole concept is based on simple and practical materials such as rubber, glass, metal and natural pine wood. The metal and the wood, separately or together, compose the bespoke furniture designed by the architectural team. Natural linen curtains allow for privacy in the enclosed rooms when necessary. Movement is brought to the composition by the colourfull office chairs indicated by the architect.

photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello
photo_credit Ana Mello
Ana Mello

Team:

Architect: Keila Costa (+K Architects)

Landscaping: Alexandre Carvalho

Photographer: Ana Mello 

Caption

Materials Used:

Marcenaria São Paulo - madeira movements / architect project

S Moreno Metalúrgica - iron shelf / architect project

Securit - volantes / M7

Interact - glass dividers / made by order

Werden - monolithic raised floor

Nora - drunk floor / Noraplan Uni cor 2446, drunk floor / Noraplan Uni cor 2454

Reka - horizontal pendant / RK.05003, linear pendant / RK.05011, round inlay / RK.06006, w/o round sausage / RK.06048, table top / RK.04176

Uniflex - rolôs / UNIFLEX Design 60 Platinumscreen 3% cor white, rolôs / UNIFLEX Large blackout Midnigth cor white, prega model curtains, cambraia - several cores

Alberflex - seats / Wish

Knoll - sofá / Florence 3 seats, easy chair Florence, Womb Chair

Fritz Hansen - Easy Chair Egg

Casa 21 - Easy Chair / Trevo

Arrisca - visual communication

 Plaza Vasos - iron glasses / feitos by order

 Vasos Santa Isabel - clay vases / various models

Dormakaba - sliding automatic gate / ES200 Easy System

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