Monday, April 15, 2024
HomeModernCasa Azul Is a Raised Concrete House in a Brazilian Forest

Casa Azul Is a Raised Concrete House in a Brazilian Forest

best barefoot shoes

Nestled inside the Atlantic Forest on the coast of Serra do Guararu in São Paulo, Brazil, Casa Azul stands for instance of learn how to construct in protected nature with out doing it harm. Designed by Studio MK27, this seaside home showcases design that respects and celebrates the luxurious surroundings it calls dwelling.

Initially, a two-meter protecting perimeter was drawn across the Casa Azul’s projected footprint to defend the native forest from any development. The design needed to cooperate with strict parameters set by environmental businesses, making certain the preservation of the panorama’s integrity. The outcome? An ingenious architectural resolution that’s as a lot part of the surroundings because the bushes and coastal breeze.

boxy modern house elevated above pool surrounded by trees

The home is raised on pilotis giving it the looks of hovering over the panorama. A large wood deck, which appears to be an extension of the encompassing forest, spans beneath the elevated construction. Its natural form pays homage to the works of panorama architect Roberto Burle-Marx, taking part in a visible distinction to the sharp traces of the house above. A pool is strategically positioned to partially bask within the daylight whereas nonetheless sustaining a harmonious relationship with the encompassing landscaping designed by Rodrigo Oliveira.

boxy modern house elevated above pool surrounded by trees

elevated rectangular modern house elevated in forest

Two staggered volumes appear to drift amid the tree cover, serving to to offer shade and surrounding views. The decrease concrete field frames views of nature due to each side of sliding glass partitions. With the partitions open, the barrier between indoors and out is dissolved creating a big veranda. The higher ground goals to be a sanctuary amidst the treetops, housing rooms wrapped in wood grid panels (muxarabis) that filter the sunshine.

elevated rectangular modern house elevated in forest

angled view of elevated rectangular modern house elevated in forest

covered open deck with partially covered pool and dining area

On the bottom degree, a country stone wall acts each a useful separator and a complement to the supporting pillars.

view looking out from covered deck looking out to pool and forest

view looking out from covered deck looking out to pool and forest

angled exterior view of raised modern house with covered deck and pool

covered wooden deck with floating stairs rising by stone wall

covered wooden deck with floating stairs rising by stone wall

interior view of modering living room with large expanse open to outside

Casa Azul leans in direction of minimalism in supplies and decor, retaining the deal with its environment. Textured concrete and heat woods mix collectively with out creating an awesome presence in its surroundings.

partial interior view of modern living room and dining room with sliding glass walls open

With the glass partitions open, the communal residing house looks like a treehouse.

interior view of modern dining room with wooden table and chairs and partial wooden wall behind

partial view of modern dining room with outer hallway leading to rest of house

long living room view with side of room opened via sliding glass doors

living room view with side of room opened via sliding glass doors

angled view of modern bathroom with hanging pendant

view through perimeter hallway by walls of windows

angled view of modern minimalist kitchen with concrete wall and lower wood cabinets

partial view of modern bedroom with pink bedding

partial view of bedroom looking out through grated exterior panels

partial view of modern bedroom with teal bedding

angled view of modern bathroom with blue wall

sky view looking down at modern house surrounding by trees with ocean in distance

Images by André Scarpa.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in images from SCAD and may often be discovered trying to find classic wares, doing New York Occasions crossword puzzles in pen, or transforming playlists on Spotify.



RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Recent Comments