What happens when one of the best architectural firms in Brazil meets with one of the most famous lovers of art and design? Triptych study admit that they were more than happy when Houssein Jarouche called them to design her apartment 300mq, giving them total creative freedom.
Designed by Triptyque Harmonia and nicknamed 57, this office building and artists' workshops is immersed in a creative district on the west side of São Paulo. Two volumes comprise the building, which is coated with a skin of porous concrete with pockets to accommodate the plants. A complex network of water recycling collects rainwater and gray water for use in irrigation and toilet, while a green roof helps to minimize the outflow of rainwater.