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Residencial LLum Batel

BrazilBrazilCompany Name: Brasgips

Project description

Residential Building Llum Batel is the first Brazilian building to win the project of the year LEED homes awards by U.S. Green Building Council, wich recognizes a LEED-certified project for outstanding performance in the LEED rating system and for particular innovation above and beyond the scope, requirements and prerequisites of LEED. The project was built by two standards: architecture and innovation, combining luxury and sustainability. It has 20 floors and houses 15 apartments with a glass skin façade and sculptural elements alluding to the cutting of a diamond. In this building the highest demands on comfortclass, sound insulation and impact resistance have been applied.

Main information

Sustainability certification goal
Building size

12 000 m²

Building purpose / type

Residential building

Building owner name

Construtora Laguna

Architect name

Baggio Schiavon Arquitetura


Company name: Brasgips

Main Representative: Mr. Rafael Borges

Specialties: Dry construction, Thermo-acoustic insulation and Façade cladding

Founded in: 2001

Biography: Brasgips began its activities in 2001 to meet the growing demand for drywall in Brazil. With a broad portfolio covering different segments, such as hospitals, hotels, corporate, commercial and residential towers. With specialized workmanship and active supervision, it meets clients with a high degree of exigency in challenging projects. It always works with standardized materials, maintaining quality in all works, always seeking excellence in its activities.

Contractor: Mr. Rafael Borges

Key Challenges

  • Convince that Glasroc® X system is ideal for heated pool areas (indoor)
  • The highest standards had to be applied for comfort class, acoustics and thermic.
  • Change the specification of PET wool to Isover Wallfelt for acoustic insulation solutions.

Key Achievements

  • LEED Gold certification
  • Winner of LEED Homes Awards 2021
  • Reverse logistics
  • Acoustic performance
  • 15% lower energy consumption compared to the standard set by LEED certification
  • Reduction of up to 30% in water consumption compared to other traditional developments
  • The facade of Llum Batel is up to 9% more efficient than standard Leed facades, thanks to the use of high-performance glass (Cebrace Saint-Gobain).
Owner’s testimonial
Construtora Laguna
The development unites the glamor that a neighborhood like Batel deserves, with the modernity of the best professionals in the market in architecture, design, innovation and engineering to deliver to our customers the quality that identifies our brand.
Architect’s testimonial
Baggio Schiavon Arquitetura
Llum means light in Catalan and its main facades are made with aluminum frames and glass panels that resemble a polished diamond, providing spacious, well-ventilated and illuminated spaces, in addition to privileged views of the Batel region

Saint-Gobain products & systems

Saint-Gobain Team

Thiago Dorlhac Kaschny, Alice Lima Cabral and Maiara Vilas Boas