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Juranda House / Apiacás Arquitetos

  • 01:00 - 16 August, 2010
Juranda House / Apiacás Arquitetos
Juranda House / Apiacás Arquitetos, © Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico
© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico

© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico © Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico © Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico © Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico +24

  • Collaborators

    Acácia Furuya, Bibiana Ferreira, Pedro Mauger
  • Structural Engineering

    Maria de Lourdes Mesquita
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© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico
© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico

From the architect. In designing our house on an urban plot with dimensions of 6 x 24m, located in Rua Juranda, Vila Beatriz, São Paulo, we were forced to establish certain criteria for the construction of a house of approximately 150 sqm.

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As the terrain of the plot had an accentuated slope, the bottom of the plot being over three and a half metres below the pavement level, the building was distributed over half levels, separated by a three storey void which contains the staircase access to the floors. This void organises the spaces of the house: living room, dining room and kitchen on the ground floor as well as three bedrooms, two bathrooms, office and a 'deck' on the upper floors. The house is built up to the edges of the plot and consequently it is lit and ventilated from the front and rear.

© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico
© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico

The idea was to make the house as transparent as possible, in a way that would establish a relationship with the external areas. In order make this viable, we designed the openings at the front and rear of the house to be on the same axis and to be three metres wide. When open, the glazing elements slide behind the walls uniting the internal and external spaces.

We sought to execute the construction work in the most economical manner possible. From the start, we tried to avoid as far as possible any kind of earth moving, which is always an onerous part of the budget of any construction. For this reason, all of the slabs, including those on the ground floor are supported on the structure of the lateral walls of the house. The house is given structure by steel reinforced concrete cast on site with the slabs in prefabricated concrete remaining visible after construction. All of the brickwork is in ceramic blocks covered with a white render. We opted to put all of the house's infrastructure on the lowest floor, making use of the nature slope, this includes: a water cistern, boiler and sewage treatment system.

© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico
© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico

Overall, this is a project that tried to limit the dimensions, to the strictly necessary, of areas such as bedrooms and bathrooms so that the communal spaces would be more generous even within this narrow plot, promoting communal living, preferably with friends.

© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico
© Pregnolato & Kusuki Estúdio Fotográfico
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55 Comments

Nick · June 15, 2014

Each and every time I visit Juranda House online - magical.
Talent, common sense and magic.
Wonderful.
In a league of its own.
Thank you.

RhonnaB · May 16, 2012

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Yuanyi Zhang · May 15, 2012

awesome one

Shinji · September 29, 2011

@Levanaz ¿conoces algo como esto http://j.mp/aNv25z pero sin tener que hacer movimientos de tierra (superficie plana) ?

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sina pakand · February 09, 2011

wonderful
so beautiful!

Tyler Deffenbaugh · November 27, 2010

Oh, Juranda House, you are my absolute favorite. http://is.gd/hQvCp

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Joao Paulo F. Souza · August 18, 2010

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Andre Eisenlohr · August 18, 2010

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Nicholas Patten · August 18, 2010

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Cláudia Carpes · August 17, 2010

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sullka · August 17, 2010

Tropical modernism on a string.

I can see this house on any country along the Ecuator, the exterior pictures looks it could be in any random neighborhood in Caracas.

It shows you can do a lot with a small budget, even save enough money for the client to buy an Eames Lounge chair and ottoman.

Congrats!

Jacqueline · August 17, 2010

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DesignGraph · August 17, 2010
Carlos Ferrata · August 17, 2010

Wonderful. Congratulations!

tadashi-k · August 17, 2010

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Mic · August 17, 2010

As much as I love minimalist residential interiors, sometimes a little grittiness and rusticity goes a long way.

It would be a huge pleasure to live in such a place. The half-level organisation not only successfully achieves transparency, but gives quirky little spaces in between. The central void is liberal and engaging. Well done!

I also love the restraint towards the exterior.

Claus · August 17, 2010

Dear ArchDaily,

can you please make a tag for split level houses? Thank you.

Claus

martin · August 22, 2010 03:09 PM

great idea!

Leonardo Ximenes · August 17, 2010

I really liked the way rough materials like concrete look so delicate here. And of course, the smart organization of the floor plan. Nice and simple, thumbs up!

dylan · August 17, 2010

It looks like they really nailed this section. The spatial proportions look really wonderful in the photos.

I'd be curious to know their design process for this - lots of models?

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Pixillion Digital · August 17, 2010

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Matt Krygowski · August 17, 2010

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Chris · August 17, 2010

Wow. Modest, crisp, expansive, views, patios... Really like this.

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Natalia Chekhovska · August 17, 2010

never liked wood ceilings before, until I ran accross the Juranda House ..and the book-shelving is totally cool! http://archdai.ly/9KnfFy

mary and joe · August 17, 2010

Great space. The drawing of section shows me the presence of this space. Also the linear narrow site reminds me of the corbusier's casa carutchet. And the space organization reminds me that again. The sequence created by the stair is so rich.

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