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Decameron / Marcio Kogan

  • Architects: Marcio Kogan
  • Location: Sao Paulo - São Paulo, Brazil
  • Architects: Studio mk27 - Marcio Kogan, Mariana Simas
  • Interior Design: Diana Radomysler, Mariana Simas
  • Area: 250.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Pedro Vannucchi

© Pedro Vannucchi © Pedro Vannucchi © Pedro Vannucchi © Pedro Vannucchi

From the architect. At the hottest spot in the most important alley of decoration in the city: alameda Gabriel Monteiro da Silva there was the only empty plot left. The client rented it and commissioned the architect to come up with a very low budget design, something that could be assembled quickly, respecting the existing trees.

© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi

The idea was to use discarded containers, to reuse a ready-made object, a leftover of the actual intense commodities exchange. The project was organized inside two tunnels of containers, taking advantage of the linearity of its inside spaces, and a double height hangar attached to it, a contrasting cubic volume. Huge polycarbonate sliding doors connect the store with the city and an inner garden.

© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi
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