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Rmk! Arquitetura Designs a Home on the Banks of the Arroio Pelotas River

By Magaly Grosso


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This house was built by Rmk! Arquitetura in 2012 and covers an area of 573 m2. It enjoys spectacular views of the Arroio Pelotas River in Marina Ilha Verde, Pelotas – RS, Brazil.

With external walls of stone and wood and vast green gardens, the home stands out for its very traditional interior décor. The living room’s glass walls allow us to enjoy the spectacular external views while sitting in front of the warmth of the fireplace.

Surrounded by glass walls on both levels, something that is obviously not missing from the living room is the natural light that permeates into all rooms and creates a luminous setting.

Front entrance of the house with stone floors
Side view, walls of wood and stone

Rear garden with terraces on both levels
Terrace top floor with outdoor furniture
River view from top floor terrace

Living room. Wooden floors and walls and glass doors with river view

The stairs are lined with the same type of wood that covers the ground floor, and seem to float in the middle of the room, thus inviting us to go up to the second level where the bedrooms are located.

Wooden stairs leading to the second level

From here, we can access a large terrace that runs alongside the house and from where we can see the river. This terrace, with beautiful wood-made floors and a concrete ceiling, is delightfully decorated with outdoor furniture that invites us to relax in the evenings while enjoying a glass of wine in good company.

Night view of the dining room

Night view of the back garden

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About Magaly Grosso

Magaly Grosso was born in Venezuela where she grew up and studied Advertising and Marketing. With time, she realized that what she truly wanted to dedicate herself to was Interior Design, which is why she decided to study it and devote herself to it. Learn more about HomeDSGN's Editorial Process.

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