Laranjeiras Residence by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados

Laranjeiras Residence by Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados

Architects: Fernanda Marques Arquitetos Associados
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Year: 2009
Area: 10,225 sqft
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Constructed in a gated group on the southern bank of the condition of Rio de Janeiro, this late spring house, with its 950 square meter, had its structural methodology characterized by the characteristic magnificence of its surroundings: one of Brazil’s most beautiful scenes. Both for its specialized components and for the configuration opportunity it gives, steel was the material of decision for the house structure. Its outward look, in any case, is secured in wood, a gadget used to shield it from the ocean air and make it more natural looking in the midst of the green Mata Atlântica. Keeping in mind the end goal to give greatest coordination between the inside and outer territories, expansive coated windows were utilized, permitting practically every room in the house abundant communication with the scene.


To balance the utilization of timber, the fundamental component in the venture’s stylish course of action, inside regions were considered with solid accentuation on the dialog among materials, either completed or unfinished – swaying in the middle of natural and cutting edge. To that end, one of the fundamental difficulties confronted by the designer was selecting furniture and improving pieces that were contemporary in their look yet were with regards to the coastline disposition. Additionally, low pieces were picked, with the goal that nothing would impede the perspective out into the ocean.


We blended complex and contemporary completions, (for example, finish, mirrors and stainless steel) and more rural ones (seagrass, recovered wood). The materials should likewise be suitable for use on the coast”, tells the engineer, who additionally highlights the ease given by the vaporous format and the immaculate and straightforward juxtaposition of contemporary configuration furniture and handmade pieces.

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