São Paulo-based Studio Arthur Casas has completed the MP Quinta da Baronesa House project, built in 2010 in the outskirts of São Paulo, Brazil.
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Quinta da Baronesa House by Studio Arthur Casas:
“My intention was to have the house unnoticed from street perspective, therefore the rugged topography of the land was important. It’s common in São Paulo to have a house in the City and an extra house, most of the time, in a residential condominium with golf camp, 1 or 2 hours from the City of São Paulo, obviously for a certain social class. These are mostly residences for the weekend and this residence is an example of it.
It’s about a young couple, 35 years old, with 2 young kids (a couple) 5 and 8 years old. A bright house and a view of the golf camp incorporated into the project are the only requirements from the owners. I used organic materials such as wood (Cumaru from sustainable handling) and old brick from demolition. Many openings with a beautiful view to the golf course, interconnected spaces, generous convenience areas and plenty comfort mainly.”
Photos by: Leonardo Finotti
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