ARCA home in the middle of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest by Atelier Marko Brajovic

ARCA home in the middle of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest by Atelier Marko Brajovic

Architects: Atelier Marko Brajovic
Location: Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Year: 2015
Area: 1,400 sq ft / 130 sq m
Photo courtesy: Victor Affaro

ARCA was named by local people as it came as a boat amidst the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. On the off chance that truth, on a more episodic level, it’s an earthship venture, that originates from a wish to imitate a particular Brazilian indigenous house typology (Asurini, Médio Xingu) and be a stand alone protest with insignificant effect to the encompassing.

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For that reason we chose to utilize a shell self-supporting structure that arrangements a material, side dividers and finishings. The Galvalume (carbon steel + aluminum + zinc) modules were amassed nearby in one and only week and too can be effectively disassembled and revamped on another area. The inside timber divider are just 3 cm ticks as they are inside strengthened by steel-bar that pack the entire structure.

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A house can host till two couples with children, has a completely prepared kitchen, restroom and a liberal open space serving as parlor or workshops range for inventive and expert trainings. In that second mode, the beds folds in couches and the dozing room changes underway rooms.

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The fundamental thought is that a house can be utilized for a weekend by inventive and experts (with children) that need to chip away at their creation motivated by nature in an extremely confort environment.

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ARCA is situated on a waterfall Perequé, on a fringe with a national park Parque da Bocaina and ten kilometers from a beguiling pioneer city Paraty understood for its social legacy and regular fortunes.

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