Unusual Architecture + [RBTA]

Lima, Peru: [COSTA MAR OFFICES BY RICARDO BOFILL TALLER DE ARQUITECTURA]
Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

RBTA design for this iconic office building in San Isidro, Lima’s business district expresses and encourages the dynamic activity of the area.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

The gate-shape of this corner building is emphasized by a vertical “scar” on the glazed main façade.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

The scheme provides 15,000 sqm of flexible efficient office space over 18 floors and 10,000 sqm underground car park to accommodate 301 cars over 9 floors.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

The double height entrance lobby includes a small business centre, a shop and direct access to the car park.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

Floors from 2 to 13 provide flexible space free of internal columns that allows subdivision into four offices of approximately 250 sqm. The load transfer at floor 14, allows the distribution into two large units.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

We have reserved a special distribution for floor 15 to accommodate a cafeteria with a large lounge terrace offering panoramic views of the city of Lima, board meeting rooms and reception area.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

Alternatively board meetings could be replaced by a fitness club. Top floors can accommodate one of two offices.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

The serigraphed glass façade permits maximum natural daylight penetration thus reducing energy consumption. The scheme, designed to be highly energy efficient, targets LEED Core & Shell label.

Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de
Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de
Costa Mar Offices by Ricardo Bofill Taller de

Location: Lima, Peru Architects: Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura Total area: 25,000 sqm Year: 2013 Client: Lider Inversiones y Proyectos S.A.

Place: Lima, Peru