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  • 01:00 - 16 August, 2010
BL House / Studio Guilherme Torres
BL House / Studio Guilherme Torres, © Beto Consorte
© Beto Consorte

© Beto Consorte © Beto Consorte © Beto Consorte © Beto Consorte +22

From the architect. Client: BL

Adapting the house structure to a narrow lot in a condominium in Londrina, Brazil was the greatest challenge of this building designed by Guilherme Torres. In order to take advantage of the natural characteristics of the land in relation to its neighbours, the house was partially lowered in the social area, where it recedes 5m from the street. This receding provided the environs with abundance of natural light with the bonus of privacy in both the social and leisure areas.

© Beto Consorte
© Beto Consorte

The structures of the house hide their actual functions, making it look serene as well as impressive. Its elongated structure is parted by a wood box. Within the wood box one can find the stairwell and the main entrance on one side and the service area entrance on the other side. As the doors and the structure have been wainscoted, they become appropriately concealed in the composition. The garage has a gentle slope paved with stones, giving the structure an elegant look.

© Beto Consorte
© Beto Consorte

Wood, stone and masonry work are conspicuous in the whole house. The structures were designed and built in with concrete and metal structures, which made the house lighter. The living area was sealed with glass and aluminium, yet integrating it with the swimming pool. The brick pillars were coated with sisal rope, material which is abundantly found in Brazil. The project allocates the spaces in a linear form, and all the bedrooms have French windows overlooking the leisure area. The home-theatre above the garage holds a winter garden providing the couple with privacy.

© Beto Consorte
© Beto Consorte
Cite: "BL House / Studio Guilherme Torres" 16 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/73106/bl-house-studio-guilherme-torres/>
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Arq Rony Cleyton · November 04, 2010

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gustav · August 23, 2010

I new name in brazilian archicture. So cool and modern!

ethan · August 21, 2010

amazing lines, just like the other one I just saw by this architect, would love to see more of his work.

Greg Tariff · August 20, 2010

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Luciano Lima · August 19, 2010

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Joost Boshuizen · August 17, 2010

Nice!
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últimamente los brasileños están volviendo a ser bastante nombrados en web de arquitectura - http://ow.ly/2qy6a - vuelve a tener buena pinta

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Oliver · August 17, 2010

I like the spaces but some of those images are way over-photoshoped!

ga · August 17, 2010 09:37 AM

which one?

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