American Airlines® Admirals Club® Lounge, Guarulhos International Airport (GRU)

Lead Designer
ClientMayra Cohen-Mora
Prize(s)Honorable Mention
Entry Description

The project is the architecture and interior design build-out of a new 11,700 SF Executive
Lounge for the American Airlines® new Terminal 3 at Guarulhos International Airport, in
São Paulo, Brazil. Design was completed in February 2015 and construction in September 2015.

The Club is located on a club mezzanine level overlooking the Ticketing Hall below. Thirty
foot open ceilings are exposed to the building roof structure above.
The Club has seating for 274 with; reception area with four service podiums, Business
Center, Quiet Lounge, TV Lounge, Children’s Area, Kitchen, Two Self-Service Food and
Beverage Bars, Cyber Café, Men’s and Ladies Restrooms, and 4 Shower Suites.

All furniture, finishes, lighting and accessories were locally sourced to match new AA
branding standards. A warm, approachable interior with diverse materials captures a sense
of fluidity and transparency. Vibrant red material is used to accent the neutral color
palate of the overall space.