The façade of the building is done in exposed reinforced concrete and wooden panels, conceived to shade the inner environments and which the residents can move according to their desires. In this way, the users can optimize their comfort depending on their use and the incidence of the sun.
The wood in the elements have perforated squared patterns and do not block the wind, just as the Arabian muxarabis, brought over for Brazilian colonial architecture and then was later used as well by the modernists. This solution results in very pleasant temperatures.
The exposed concrete refers to the brutalist-type buildings of São Paulo. The material done in the shape of wood has its own life, 'a living organism' as Architect Lina Bo Bardi, the master of Brazilian modernism said. The texture of the slats, when lit by the sun, produces a surprising and poetic effect for the larger gables. The versatility of the apartments makes it possible for the plant to be rearranged according to the needs of the family, just as much in a totally open loft or one floor with two bedrooms.The living room, facing east, has large panes of glass which increase the relation with the outside.
The ground floor is lifted on slender columns allowing this floor to also have greater integration between the indoors and outdoors - the garden.
V_Itaim is an urban contemporary building of only 13 floors which, through the use of the material as well as the architectural solutions of the plant and façade, create versatile and dynamic architecture, comfortable and functional for the dwellers with great integration of the spaces with the outside.