The site for the Hotel Centro de Eventos is located 4 blocks away from the north coast of Fortaleza, CE, contained by Avenida Desembargador Moreira by the East, Rua Ana Bilhar by the North, Rua Canuto de Aguiar by the South and Rua Osvaldo Cruz by the West side.
The program of this building consists in a Hotel that qualifies for a 4 star rating according to brazillian legislation, with expansion capabilities to 5 star rating. Besides the hotel, the program also besets a Event Center, Night Club, Bar and Restaurant open to the public.
Since the program consists of many public uses, it was decided to make the building the most fluid possible for pedestrians to make use of the public areas provided by the hotel and of the general pedestrian flux that exists in the area.
The topography of the site is mostly divided in 2 levels with a difference of 9 meters between them decreasing northbound. For a better use of the natural topography of the area, the building divides the 2 levels, being acessible from all sides. The difference of levels is also used on the ventilation and natural exaustion. on the southern side of the building.
The events center access is located in the east side of the site, due to the bigger visibility and access of the Avenue, while the hotel can be accessed mostly by the northern and southern sides.
The parking and service areas of the hotel were located on the urderground level. This level have openings to ventilation and better spatial quality and elevator of access to both the hotel and the events center.