Tag Archives: Brazil Architecture

House of glass – Brazil

Located in a gated community in the district of Casa Branca, Brumadinho, next to the Museum of Art and very close to the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The region is part of the Rola Moça Park, a huge natural reserve area, listed, full of rivers, waterfalls and trails. Designed by Angela Roldao architects the floor plan is succinct, with...

Brazilian simplicity

Within the urban context in which it is inserted, the volume of the residence imposes itself with simplicity into its lush Sao Paulo, Brazilian surroundings. The main body of the house accommodates itself between the lateral boundary walls, neutralizing itself as a volume to function as an element that compartments the internal spaces of the lot. Designed by Andrade Morettin Architects,...

The Library House

When in the summer of 2014, founding members of Atelier Branco Architects, Matteo Arnone and Pep Pons were approached to design a leisurely holiday house in the small town of Vinhedo, Brazil, the brief was that the house be able to accommodate at least two kind of needs: the need for a place to read, immersed within the site’s vibrant vegetation; the...

Timber origami

In what seems to be a growing fascination of mine with Brazilian based design, this week "starchitect" Marcio Kogon of MK27 delivered me House 53. Completed in 2009, this 330 square metre, 3-story contemporary home is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The site is quite long and somewhat narrow measuring 10 metres wide and 30 metres in length. Strict...

retro-modern

Fernanda Marques is known for her perfect balance of functionality and minimalist style that are referenced across her projects. Established in 1995 her studio has created a stunning body for work across São Paulo, Miami, New York and London. Her signature style is captured in the retro-modern design of Limantos Residence. Double-height ceiling with floor-to-ceiling windows in the main living area creates a spacious feeling that...

the BOX house

Located in Brazil the Box House designed by Arquitetura: 01:01 is a conceptual design on how people live in compact spaces. Designed for a professional young couple the house is a scaled down version of the large Brazilian homes we usually publish. The Box House features two bedrooms, a social bathroom, a small service area and a gourmet kitchen, all in less than 65 square...