location: lima, peru
client: flat Inmobiliaria
authors: barclay & crousse + uastudio
design team: s. barclay – n. boljsakov - j.p. crousse - b. miller
assistants: paulo shimabukuro, tamy noguchi
built surface: 12 500 m2
photographer: j. solano
A too-small plot for an office building is the opportunity for the project. An exoskeleton is the only way to fit the needed underground parking.
The structure becomes façade, and the narrow avenues and vertical proportions of the building give place to a double-height, three-dimensional grid. Inspired in kinetic art, the grid changes the perception of its geometry with pedestrian movement.
In the interior, generous common spaces compensate the little office units for stat-up companies.