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IA

Founded in 1998 by the architect and urban planner FREDERICO PAIONE, the new headquarters of IA has a total area of 200m² and is located in downtown of Rio de Janeiro, in front of one of the most beautiful Rio’s landscape.

The office with the support of the associate architects MARCELA FALLAVENA and RODRIGO ESCOBAR, have been part of the team for over 10 years and are responsible for the project management and overall coordination of project teams.

EXPERTISE

Since its opening IA has sought to diversify its activities in the market, winning public and private clients, developing projects in different scales and architectural themes ranging from shopping malls to the urbanization of poverty areas.

IA has had the opportunity to develop successful partnerships with renowned international firms such as Zaha Hadid Architects, H + L Architects, Oppenheim Architecture and Beame Architectural Partnership.

METHODOLOGY

IA work methodology is based on an organized, productive and collaborative project process. Since the early stages of project design, volumetric studies are developed in 3D design softwares, beyond physical models as needed. The IA is accustomed to develop all architectural design process, from feasibility studies, regulatory approvals and executive details, in addition to harmonization and coordination between the disciplines involved.

BIM

IA is always updated for new technologies and a few years ago has implemented in its projects the BIM Building Information Modeling platform as a tool to improve the project development process. Currently, the office has a consolidated team of professionals working on BIM projects, with several cases of success in its portfolio.

AWARDS

The interest in different subjects of architecture and urban planning made the office always seek to participate in design competitions, being awarded in some of them:

SESC SÃO GONÇALO
São Gonçalo RJ
Honor Mention

CASA FIRJAN DA INDÚSTRIA CRIATIVA
Rio de Janeiro RJ
2nd prize

MORAR CARIOCA
Rio de Janeiro RJ
1st prize

SEDE SICOOB CREDIARA
Araxá MG
1st prize