Tag Archives: Brazilian-Architecture

Endless Horizon House

The location of the land within a privileged landscape located in Petrópolis, Brazil was the determining factor for the implementation of this project. Designed by Siqueira + Azul Arquitetura, the construction concept was to land over plateaus and develop over axes of paths which were determined by the project’s program. Divided into specific areas, the architecture scheme consisted...

A notion of “bounded space”

The house is located in the Southwest of Alentejo, deep in the Grandola hills, Portugal. The gently undulating topography contrasts with the harsh dryness of the landscape and its bare vegetation of cork and holm oaks with sparse bushes creeping from the calcareous soil. Given its remoteness and isolation, the house echoes the tradition of the Portuguese alcáçova, —or qasbah, following its Arab etymology—, which functioned...

Blending in – Brazil

Located on Guaecá Beach, on the coast of São Paulo, Brazil, the Patropi House was designed to be an AirBnB rental. With no precisely defined customer, the design team at Casa Patropi became more daring in their approach to colours and finishes, whilst trying to cater to all tastes in order to be easy to rent out.
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the most beautiful Shipping Container House

Architect Marilia Pellegrini presents the CASA CONTEINER ( The container house) at the 2019 Casacor exhibition in Sao Paulo,  showing how is possible to transform shipping containers into a modern and functional house. Its rare that we ever seen shipping containers home so beautifully resolved that the original container is simply disappears. Based on the ethos of sustainability and...

Peninsula House

Peninsula House, is a weekend home in a coastal city close to São Paulo, delicately positioned on a steep slope overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the house is composed of three stacked abstract volumes hunkered down into the rocks edge. Designed by Bernardes Arquitetura, the house is divided in three parts: the rectangular base and the triangular volume, which has more private areas; and...