Jabuticaba House: Residence’s Pourpose of Surrounding a Beloved Tree by Raffo Arquitetura

Architects: Raffo Arquitetura
Location: Alphaville, Londrina, Brazil
Year: 2012
Area: 5,812 sqft / 540 sqm
Photo courtesy: Fabio Pitrez
Description:

The primary idea of the compositional task was to house a tree in a building that incorporates ecological energies and makes an unmistakable dialog between the regular components and the building.

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The building creates in the encompasses of a jabuticaba tree that has an enthusiastic worth to the proprietors. The three fit in with the house where the proprietor experienced her youth, and the structural venture turned into an adolescence dream acknowledgment; to make a calculated house in the surroundings of that dearest tree.

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The essential theoretical objective of the task was to house the regular light and ventilation all through the building, minimizing the ecological effect of the development and boosting its communication with the surroundings energies. A water channel framework was anticipated to utilize the house’s stature to gather water on the rooftop and circulate it all through the house by gravity.

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The spaces arrangement encompassing the Jabuticabeira takes into consideration morning daylight to achieve the social range and some piece of the personal region of the house. Huge openings toward the east allow mellow daylight for the duration of the day, while permitting sufficient access of the overwhelming breeze that originates from the east in this geographic area. On the northern façade, a direct garden was made to follow in lines with the prevalent floor rooms. Amid the day, this greenery enclosure acts as a reflector of diffuse light into these rooms, while, around evening time, its interior brightening is anticipated to the house’s outside, securing the sporadic states of the vast divider openings.

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On the quarters confronting north, a flat brise controls the daylight access into the rooms, giving them a more private environment.

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The inner stream is all around characterized and isolates the cozy range from the social and administration regions. The superposed volumes additionally stress these stamped contrasts in structures in the exterior

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