We realized a dream of architecture: to design a place in weightlessness at 25 m from the ground – hovering – suspended between heaven and earth – between the fields and the race of planes. Floor, ceiling, walls, disappear to plunge the visitor into a disconcerting sensory experience, unique in the world within a water“Water Tower”
São Paulo’s urban landscape is strongly influenced by two main characters who coexist independently and simultaneously. On the one hand, vertical constructions, mostly faithful to modernist / rationalist models. On the other hand, the historical and / or informal occupation of two or three floors of residual spaces between these constructions. The ensemble is characterized“Copacabana Hotel”
The particular urban fabric of the Vila Madalena neighborhood in São Paulo has defined the Comandante Ferraz Base project created by Triptyque Architecture: a residential complex built on Arapiraca Street. Integration with its environment – a district of old houses, close to bars and restaurants – was the party adopted by Triptyque so that the“Comandante Ferraz Base”
Triptyque Architecture is part of a master plan of 150,000m2 in the city of São Paulo organized around an university park receiving 15,000 students. The complex consists of four towers including Tropical Tower, with a mixed program: 400 apartments, an hotel, offices and shops. Two other French agencies were invited to intervene on this project:“Tropical Tower”
Villa M is a multifunctional hotel focused on health; an innovative space proposing to create new dynamics and new practices. Designed by the Pasteur Mutualité Group, it brings together a creative team made up of Philippe Starck, artistic director and decorator, the Triptyque agency, for the architecture of the project, and Coloco, a contemporary landscape“Villa M”
Located in the heart of a district with a strong artistic vocation, where galleries and walls offer various forms of expression and occupation, the Harmonia project, composed of artists’ studios occupies a ground marked by frequent occasional floods. Designed as a living organism, the building proposes in this context, a questioning of the construction as“Harmonia”
The shape of the solar shading – a traditional element of tropical architecture – is at the center of this architectural project. Located in an old, radically changing neighborhood, on an avenue with intense traffic, facing the sun, the building is the powerful and organic incarnation of the urban and natural “aggression” of the emerging“Colombia”
“Our project is to make on this privileged site the link between the city and the nature and to build a building that plays the role of interface between these two environments. This transition zone between two ecosystems is called an ecotone in biology. “ The site of the Coteau is an exceptional location: located“Ecotone”
After long months of comfort, earthworks and foundations, the verticals and floors of the basement start on the site of the villa M. Below street level, three basements will be built to accommodate the future car park of this multifunctional hotel turned to health. Designed as a large infrastructure and livable landscape, it will host“Inside the Villa M”
We are proud to announce that Triptyque Architecture is a finalist on 3 sites for IMGP2. The agency exacerbate its commitment to climate change and makes it a point of honor to treat the environmental issue with attention and ambition. The first site Abbé Niort located at Le Bourget with an area of“We are Finalist!”
Like the Pompidou Center or the Moma, the Casa de Arquitetura’s mission is to build an ambitious permanent collection in architecture, bringing together various items such as drawings, photographs, models, films, ceramics and documents. After the Colombia and Inhotim projects held at the Pompidou Center, the Arapiraca project also enters the permanent collection of Casa“The Arquitetura casa of Porto (Portugual) acquires the Arapiraca project of the Triptyque Agency”
A little more than two years ago, the Casa de Arquitetura Center – Portuguese Architecture – undertook to collect a collection of significant works from the last 90 years of Brazilian architecture. It was about bringing together the 90 emblematic projects of the past 90 years. These can be seen at the exhibition Infinito“Triptyque Architecture exhibited for the retrospective of 90 years of history of architecture in Brazil organized by Casa da Arquitetura de Matosinhos (Porto / Portugual).”
Triptyque Architecture is finalist of the REINVENTING CITIES contest on the MBK site in Bobigny. www.c40reinventingcities.org The competition, which brings together 40 sites in cities around the world, aims to encourage carbon-neutral urban regeneration and to implement the most innovative ideas for transforming underused sites into high places of sustainable development. Triptyque Architecture will be“Reinventing the World!”
We have the pleasure and the honor to participate in a round table on BIOMIMETISM with Jean-Louis MISSIKA, deputy urban planner at the City of Paris, Philippe JOURNO, President of the Phalsbourg Company and Olivier RAFFAELLI, co-founder of the agency Triptyque. WHICH CITY FOR TOMORROW? ARCHITECTURE & BIOMIMETISM September 6, 2018 – 17H00 PARIS Town“Rond Table on Biomimetism”
The construction of the future complex Cidade Matarazzo gained prominence because of a specific stage – the church of Santa Luzia that “floats” to 31 meters of height. With 1,200 tons, the chapel is suspended to take advantage of other underground uses. The church was build in 1922 by the Italian architect Giovanni Battista“Inside the Cidade Matarazzo complex!”
To open on Museu da Casa Brasileira, witch inaugurates the exhibition ‘Experimentando Le Corbusier – Contemporary Interpretations of Modernism’ on June 16, curated by Pierre Colnet and Hadrien Lelong, Cremme – Furniture publisher, via Cremme Institute, an association that has as its commitment to work in the social, educational and artistic spheres through the promotion“With an unpublished piece created by Triptyque Architecture, Museu da Casa Brasileira opens the exhibition “Experimentando Le Corbusier” in São Paulo”
“Walls of Air” embraces the thematic proposal of the Biennial – Freespace, curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, as a provocation both to question the different forms of walls that construct, in various scales the Brazilian territory and to rethink the borders of the own architecture in relation to other disciplines. It proposes to“Triptyque Architecture presents a special project at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale”
Annually, the Pivô Art Center holds a Wall Auction as its main fundraising event. The works donated by important artists of different generations are displayed in the institution and are presented first hand to the participants of the annual Pivô Dinner. In 2016, Triptyque Architecture developed an original design to accommodate dinner participants in a“Pivô Art Center and Triptyque Architecture announce the launch of PIVÔtable”
A retrospective of Triptyque Architecture’s work since the 2000s can be seen until May 1 at the SOMA Gallery in Curitiba, which will uniquely feature 37 exclusive models created from architecture office projects. The space is directed by Eduardo Amato and Malu Meyer, and is housed in a house of 1924 in the center of“SOMA Gallery opens exclusive exhibition with 37 models of the Triptyque Architecture”
The University of Miami School of Architecture (U-SOA) and RAD-UM invited Triptyque and its AMATA project to celebrate the Magic City’s spectacular conquest of the skies. With an emphasis on historic legacy and future opportunities, the interactive exhibition documents Miami’s development through the lens of typological, stylistic and technological mutations in the architecture of the“Triptyque’s project exhibits in Miami”
Triptyque received the 30 members of the Van Alen International Council in São Paulo. The Council is led by Kai-UweBergmann, BjarkeIngels Group (BIG) and Kim Herforth Nielsen, 3XN. During 3 days they visited few architecture and urbanism hotspots such as the SESC Pompeia made by Lina Bo Bardi, the Niemeyer iconic building “Copan”, they discussed“Triptyque received The Van Alen Council in São Paulo”
It is a construction tendency that is gaining shape in many different countries which begin to value the architectural achievements possible with wood as well as its beauty, high structural, mechanic, acoustic and thermal performances, resistance to fire and environmental sustainability. Given such meaningful potentials, three of the international wood-construction players – the FCBA, from“Triptyque, member of wood-construction international players”
WoodRise is the first international congress to discuss high rising wooden buildings. It will take place from the 12th through to the 15th of September in the French city of Bordeaux and aims at mobilizing the leaders of innovative enterprises, architects, engineers, politicians and designers towards transforming certified wood construction into a viable large scale“Triptyque with AMATA at the WoodRise Congress”
This week, Triptyque Architecture is one if the “mentors” of the Archathon Equipotel contest. We will support young arhcitects and designers who will present proposal for Sheraton hotels.
Triptyque Architecture discussed with the Canadian engineer Eric Karsh about the potential of wood in construction of skyscrapers and its benefits for the city, the people and the environment.
TEMPO a set of 9 houses integrated in the exuberant nature of the Trancoso village, in the Bahia region of Brazil, is under construction, delivery end of 2017!
Triptyque will turn the old factory of Kaiser beers in Ribeirão Preto into the new SEB GROUP Education Institute, a social and cultural center where the SEB Group will offer education.
Triptyque Architecture arrived in São Paulo downtown, rua Araújo, 216. More pictures coming soon!
Triptyque will give a new life to the iconic Sacré Coeur in São Paulo to turn it into innovative and flexible education place. The photographer Frâncio de Holanda took pictures of the actual place.
Triptyque Architecture is very honoured to be designated design advisor by the ACCOR Group Latin America.
Triptyque Architecture, as member of the Van Alen Institute International Council, contributed to 3 days of workshops in Copenhagen to think and talk about density in the city. Images: Triptyque
Portuguese photographer Fernando Guerra has made a photo shooting ofArapiraca, in São Paulo, Triptyque´s recently completed project.
Exhibition Triptyque/Urbem – Réinventer Paris is at Escola da Cidade until March 29th 2017. Photo: Ricardo Bassetti
We are happy to announce that two of our projects are finalists in the Inventons la Métropole du Grand Paris! with Arcueil Le Coteau (Compagnie de Phalsbourg/Hertel) and Montreuil (Amétis).
We are very proud to announce the completion of Arapiraca’s project. With 44 unique flats laid out on 8 different blocs and shops in the ground floor, it reinvents the traditional form of residential building while fitting with the neighborhood of Vila Madalena. More details shown in Work section
Portuguese photographer Fernando Guerra made a photo shooting of Mediatheque Osny, in France, Triptyque project recently built. The images shows, among many nuances, the dialogue between the building and its surroundings, and the importance of natural lightning to the concept.
Talk the 9th of July at Casa Brasileira em São Paulo about “Réinventer Paris and launching of the Monolito
RB12 will be exhibit in the Tomie Ohtake Institute from the 30th of June to 7th of August 2016.