Tag Archives: Brazil Interior Design

Defining the use of space

How does one improve the design of an apartment located in one of the most popular addresses in Belo Horizonte Brazil designed by none other than the influential late Oscar Niemeyer. That was the mission architect Gislene Lopes, asked to update a unit of 60 m2 in Condo Juscelino Kubitschek in the iconic JK building. The clients a young couple needed a place close to...

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...

The mountains of Petrópolis

The mountains of Petrópolis were chosen by a Carioca couple to spend their weekends and holidays with family and friends. Since the house would always be full  it was necessary to create a home that could offer wellness and tranquility. The approach by Brazilian based Jacobsen Architects was to sculpt the land to integrate the architecture with the surrounding landscape, minimizing the overall visible scale...

São Paulo, the urban house.

Located in São Paulo the context of this house was to reference living in the city, the Maracanã house by Terra e Tuma architects is s bold urban statement. The facade is grayish in its materiality with access behind the pattered wall tiles. The geometry of the house is jarring compared to the traditional homes of the neighborhood. The house is a living infrastructure, overlapping...