Leandro Garcia, working alongside Gabriela Alarcon, designed this 700-square-foot apartment for a young couple in 2014.

The contemporary home is located in São Paulo, Brazil.

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“The apartment project was designed for a young couple of advocates passionate about architecture and design.

In order to expand the living space, the kitchen was integrated into the social area what enabled the accommodation of the dining table.

The terrace, which occupies a good proportion of the apartment, was elevated to a protagonist position in the project. This space, which volumetry was highlighted by lighting and by the texture applied to its walls, was integrated into the living area of ​​the apartment. The social and service areas around the terrace were organized by its the new provision and by the location of some niches inserted in its volume, that received items like the refrigerator in the kitchen, a flower box on the terrace and a cabinet and a counter with shelves in the office – space which is also part of the social sector.

The suite was expanded to accommodate the wardrobe and the bathroom received a special treatment to acquire toilet airs.”

Photos by: Marco Antonio