Usually closed to the public, the Consulate’s terrace was opened during the event, so visitors could enjoy the incredible view of the Guanabara Bay and the Sugar Loaf. Access to the terrace was done through an installation where the walls were covered with the Brazilian-Portuguese words and expressions with Italian origin.
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The hotel features 250 designed rooms in six different categories, but similarly designed in a Mid-Century Modern aesthetic. Although slightly vary in size, these pads all share a clever configuration, beautiful design, and last but not least, a nifty range of amenities that savvy urban travelleres can’t do without, including free wifi, a 42-inch led television, and a glass-enclosed rain shower.
The most significant intervention was the introduction of hidden infrastructure enabling its adaptation to the new program without losing its original spatial relationship, internally and externally – with the natural surrounding and its urban landscape – as a place of seclusion, lookout and observation.
Restoration of old chairs and tables allowed us to save money on new furniture and to give space a vintage look. Several elements remained unchanged, like tiled and hardwood flooring. Wooden ceiling have been covered in paint and we’ve decided to demonstrate the charm of solid wood by cleaning the surface with abrasive blasting.