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House in Itaipava / Cadas Arquitetura

  • Architects: Cadas Arquitetura
  • Location: Itaipava, Petrópolis - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Lighting Design: Maneco Quinderé
  • Construction: PH de Aquino
  • Area: 1200.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Denilson Machado

© Denilson Machado © Denilson Machado © Denilson Machado © Denilson Machado

From the architect. Located in the mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro, the residence of 1200m2 surrounded by mountains, rivers and vegetation, serves as home for a young couple from Rio.

© Denilson Machado
© Denilson Machado

The architectural and structural party blend modern lines with a cozy interior, typical of architecture of this region.

© Denilson Machado
© Denilson Machado

The idea that the garden was part of the house results in a open space plan and glass facade continuing the existing balconies all around the house, bringing the exterior inside.

© Denilson Machado
© Denilson Machado

With the large scale of the balconies, it is possible to have thermal comfort inside the house, eliminating the use of air conditioning, even in a summer days in Rio de Janeiro.

© Denilson Machado
© Denilson Machado

With magnificent view over the garden, the front porch becomes the most important point of the house, allowing a visual integration with the other spaces: garden, swimming pool, living room, library, dining.

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