The Architects suggested to remove the inclined Tile roof of the old Town House. The new flat roof suggested a floor. Up there the boundaries of the lot seemed to disappear, from that new platform one could look over the tiled roof of the low rise buildings spread out the city easily reaching the rural landscape surrounding the city toward east, south and west.Read Further SAVE
The house has been designed to make the most of the view of the forest landscape. Due to the dimensions of the terrain – narrow in width and long in length_ we`ve chosen small patios. At the front access, a large exposed concrete marquee, which, more than a shelter for cars, serves as a covered square directly connected to the forest.Read Further SAVE
Two main goals have led the design process:  not touch the ground;  to create an outside platform where topography, with 50% of slope, has provided any flat piece of land. This volume was placed properly detached from the street, where the ground level was deep enough to accommodate two enclosed floors and an open space underneath.Read Further SAVE
The house is designed from clear volumes and natural materials, always seeking cross ventilation, natural
lighting and a delicate fit into the building site.
This House on pillars sits on the natural profile of the context, creating living spaces opening to various levels of gardens.Read Further SAVE
This house is located in two of the highest points of Morro de Santa Teresa overlooking the landscape of Rio De JanerioRead Further SAVE
The House and the office is connected by the bridge with its steel grid floor that leads over the open space: downstairs to the house or upstairs to the office.Read Further SAVE