Paraty House by Suzana Glogowski and Studio MK27 in Parati, Brazil

Paraty House by Suzana Glogowski and Studio MK27 in Parati, Brazil

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Project Details:

• Location:  Parati Brazil

Square meters: 840m²

Finish:  2009

Build cost:  Unknown

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  • Diana Radomysler - Interior Design
  • Gil Fialho - Landscape Architect
  • SF Engenharia - Structural Engineering
  • Project Information

    Moving their fore and hind legs quickly, they reclaim the site. The spiders continue on their way into the house and penetrate into an important furniture collection of the XX century designed, among others, by George Nakashima, Luis Barragan, Lina Bo Bardi, Sérgio Rodrigues, Joaquim Tenreiro and José Zanine Caldas. The spiders become lost in the upholstered chair.

    The inhabitants arrive by boat: the entrance to the house, already protected by the slab, after stepping on the sand, is via a metallic bridge positioned over a crystal-lined reflecting pool. The bridge leads to stairs connecting to the lower volume. This volume contains part of the program of the house: living room, kitchen, and service area. The continual internal area has a 27-meter span and huge glass windows allow for the view, the sea.

     

    The same entrance stairs lead to the upper volume which lodges the bedrooms. In the front part of the house, retractile panels of eucalyptus sticks protect the bedrooms from the sun. The spaces that face the mountain, have small internal patios with zenithal lighting, and the use of exposed reinforced concrete grants a striking texture to the walls.

    The entire top of the house is covered with terraces, observatories for the inhabitants, for the poisonous spiders, or garden for the sculptures and for the medicinal plants and edible herbs.

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