New U.S. Consulate

KCCT designed the renovation of the Interim Office Compound (IOB) for the new U.S. Consulate in Sao Paulo, Brazil as part of a design-build team led by Alutiiq-Fluor Constructors. Design and renovation for this fast-track project took 13 months.

The IOB site, formerly known as the Sandoz S. A. property, was acquired property originally serving as a cosmetic research facility for the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis. The 5.26 hectares site contained numerous buildings including a 3-story main office building, a 3-story laboratory building, a warehouse, a 2-story maintenance building (attached to the warehouse), a one-story cafeteria, a generator building, one-story hazardous storage building, a 2-story residence structure for site security guards, and 3 perimeter guard booths.

The project converted the Novartis campus into a fully functioning U.S. Consulate. The completed compound facility included a Consulate Office Building, an Annex Office Building, a Warehouse/GSO Shop Facility, cafeteria, generator building, and three pedestrian/vehicular Compound Access Control units.




São Paulo- SP, Brazil


186,915 SF / 17,365 SM


Alutiiq-Fluor Constructors, LLC




• Architecture
• Master Planning
• Security
• Construction Administration
• Interior Design
• Programming