Revamped Modern Industrial Apartment In The Iconic Edifício Copan

If you are an architecture buff, then you would have already heard of or at least seen an image of the curvy Edifício Copan nestled in Downtown Sao Paulo. One of the tallest buildings in the country and undoubtedly an iconic landmark in its own right, it is on the 11th floor of this behemoth that the Copan Apartment sits. SuperLimão Studio was tasked with the job of revamping the apartment’s interior without altering the original appeal and aura of the space drastically. Unnecessary structural walls were done away with giving the new interior a more open and cheerful look.

Revamped apartment on the 11th floor of the Copan Building, Brazil

Original concrete walls of the apartment were carefully restored with exposed steel pipes and rough finishes giving the apartment a modern industrial style. Bright pops of orange brought in using metallic cabinets, colorful wall art, accessories and multi-colored kitchen shelves bring brightness to a home where the backdrop is intentionally kept as neutral as possible. Concrete breeze blocks along with carefully placed glass windows usher in even more natural light into the kitchen, TV room and the bedroom with the new social zone becoming the heart of the house. [Photography: Maíra Acayaba]

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New social zone and TV room with fewer internal partitions

Orange cabinets and accents enliven the modern industrial interior

Colorful kitchen cabinets bring the interior alive

Laudry area and kitchen with colorful cabinets in parakeet green

Multi-colored, open cabinets for the kitchen

Concrete breeze blocks bring in natural light

The back laundry occupies the area left by the maid’;s room and is integrated into the kitchen – what separates the spaces is a perforated plate gate that gives more privacy to the areas. And the back bathroom in the new project has become a toilet for the apartment.

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Modern Brazilian minimalism holds sway inside the apartment

Quirky decorative elements for the industrial Brazilian apartment

Snazzy bookshelf adds color to the interior

Breeze blocks bring light into the industrial bedroom

Vintage designed elements combined with industrial backdrop inside the Brazilian apartment

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