New housing in the old city core
Mood Lapa Residential Building at Rua do Rezende
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Client: Gafisa, Rio de Janeiro
Program: 5.000 m2 Residential building with commercial facilities on the ground floor
MOOD Lapa is part of a new generation of buildings in Brazil, focused on design, sustainability and technology, having as target groups new family formats, creative professionals and business people form other cities and countries, who need a nice flat in a central location, close to everything.
The development backs up Rio’s downtown regeneration and the idea of living close to work, reducing the transportation needs of its inhabitants and helping the revival of this important area in the city.
The building has an extensive bike parking and a wide range of services, like swimming pool, sauna, gym and party room. On the ground level, shops of different sizes increase the commercial offer of the location and add to the street life.
MLA+: Markus Appenzeller, Rafael Saraviva, Milena Zaklanovic