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Edifício Itália

Identification

Edifício Itália
Edificio Italia, Circolo Italiano, Terraço Itália
119743

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
modernism

Usage

commercial office theater/opera
restaurant mercantile

Facts

  • On the 45th floor is the Terraco Italia restaurant with sweeping views of the city.
  • Built to honor the thousands of Italian immigrants to Sao Paulo.
  • Edificio Italia is an office building designed as a triangular tower with curved corners and is covered with brise-soleil.
  • Upon completion, Edificio Italia became the 2nd tallest building in Sao Paulo.
  • The facade has 6,000 square meters of glass distributed in 4,000 windows.
  • It is popularly thought to be São Paulo's tallest building, a title that actually belongs to Palácio W. Zarzur .
  • An 18 month re-fit of the facade was completed in 2006 at a cost of US $700,000 (R$1,5 million).
  • The building is 168 meters in height when measured from the underground level to its roof.

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Location

Avenida Ipiranga, 344
01046-010
Brazil

Technical Data

541.34 ft
541.34 ft
495.41 ft
46
1
1956
1965
19

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

construction company, owner

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • Observation floor is available