L shape ITU house near São Paulo by Studio Arthur Casas

Architects: Studio Arthur Casas
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Year: 2012
Photo courtesy: Fernando Guerra
Description:

One hour from São Paulo, this house in Itu is an asylum for a youthful couple and their little girls. A prime position on the banks of a little lake and the vicinity of a huge Tabebuia tree guided this undertaking intends to combination with the scene

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The L molded arrangement denote the dissemination of the spaces: in the principle volume we put the little girl’s rooms; a patio with a winter garden beside the home theater shapes a personal room; and the limitless lounge room opens up to the porch and to the lake, free of any limits obstructing the association with the outside. On the first floor we set the main room and the rec center, utilizing the outer dividers as parapets to strengthen the horizontality.

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In a brief moment volume is the lounge area alongside the front room, in a marginally larger amount, alongside the kitchen and administration regions. Over this volume the guestroom has its own private access. A substantial pergola along the back façade ensures a stone yard that can be utilized as a parking spot.

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The house is described by its flat lines and liquid spaces. The passage entryway is in the point where the two volumes focalize. The low roof of the lobby stands out from the liberal space of the front room, strengthening the welcome to look outwards to the scene. On one side, the stone ground surface of the lounge area reaches out to the patio, step by step being supplanted by the grass. On the other, the lounge room’s wooden floor turns into a deck beside the swimming pool. A tree trunk disguises the single basic section that backings the amazing compass. Glass entryways slide inside the dividers and vanish, bringing the porch, the trees and the lake inside of the house.

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The wooden ground surface and roof makes warmth and comfort in this space made for mulling over nature. A second patio, by the lounge room, is ensured by a cantilevered pergola with a retractable sunshade. The swimming pool imitates the lake with its substantial shakes and scene outline by Luis Carlos Orsini. Beside the pool, a stone ground hearth was made in the patio nursery.

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The old Tabebuia tree was saved and actually joined by the construction modeling, as the staircase that prompts the first floor pivots over it. The assortment of ways interweaves inside and outside zones and highlights the porosity in the middle of spaces and their incorporation with the setting.

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The customers requested an economical house and settled on a steel structure, ensured Brazilian teak for all the wood utilized and a water reusing framework. Keeping in mind the end goal to accomplish a discrete insertion inside of the scene, the paint utilized as a part of the façades was created with nearby earth, imitating the tones of the moderately parched environment.

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The inside configuration undertaking went for placating solace with exteriority. Furniture by Sérgio Rodrigues and Jorge Zalsupin offer the space with articles planned by Studio Arthur Casas, similar to the middle table set named “Arquipélago”. In the front room, a startling presentation window was made to showcase the customer’s vintage bike collection.

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