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OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres

  • 01:00 - 21 August, 2010
OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres
OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres, © MCA Studio
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From the architect. Client: OM

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© MCA Studio

Guilherme Torres, a young Brazilian architect, was hired by an elderly couple to design a contemporary house in a residential condominium in Londrina, Brazil. The clients requested a house which would be suitable for a couple to live on regular basis as well as big enough to host their whole family at the weekends.

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The architect offered them a plan consisting of two big blocks perpendicularly crossed in a 400m2 area. The construction itself comprises of a vast living area, a block containing 3 bedrooms and a discrete laundry area. The living-room is well-supplied with natural light overlooking the swimming-pool. The pool has a 16m swimming lane coated with black glass chips readily made for the owner’s daily swim.

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© MCA Studio

The project uses few coating materials, which can be easily found in the region. The rusty texture on the brick walls was done directly on the plaster. The house floors as well as some walls are a mix of cement planks and wood rulers. The French windows in the bedrooms were built in wood by local handicraftsmen, a more economical and sustainable alternative rather than the use of synthetic materials.

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Cite: "OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres" 21 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/73924/om-house-studio-guilherme-torres/>
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Uros Smolnikar · January 02, 2011

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Hassan Al-muhannadi · August 27, 2010

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o0 · August 26, 2010

Architecture: OM House by Studio Guilherme Torres [Pictures] - http://bit.ly/absgh9 (via @archdaily) #design #architecture

analia · August 25, 2010

It is great to see a departure from the usual clinical white walls in every room. The livingroom's cream toned walls breaks up the space through texture; as does the kitchen.

Gustav · August 23, 2010

Just in love with the natural colors and space. So peacefull and modern at same time! I wanna see more of this archictect...

Michael Baugus · August 23, 2010

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Pedrovski · August 23, 2010

An interesting house, with extremely generous areas and very good detais. However, there are some important problems of functionality: to go from the entry and kitchen to the rooms, you must cross the living room between the sofas and television and the entrance door is in clear conflict with the kitchen door.

Charista Glover · August 23, 2010

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Gaby Rodriguez · August 23, 2010

I like this House in Londrina, Brazil http://www.archdaily.com/73924...

Brian Diecks · August 22, 2010

OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres : http://tinyurl.com/26j8rx8

up_today_arch · August 22, 2010

Nice, but I can not fill the space and volume fron these pictures...

Guilherme Torres · August 21, 2010

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Ajay Kumar · August 21, 2010

OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres http://archdai.ly/94Psol #architecture (via @archdaily) nice.

Orgone Design · August 21, 2010

RT @archdaily: OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres http://archdai.ly/94Psol #architecture

DEZIGN · August 21, 2010

OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres: © MCA StudioArchitects: Studio Guilherme Torres Location: Londrina, Brazil Cli... http://bit.ly/aXKHyu

martin · August 21, 2010

nice materialisation and very clear lines indeed. Some photographs look like renderings..so clean.

Knut Eric Wingsch · August 21, 2010

OM House, Londrina, Brazil / Studio Guilherme Torres http://fb.me/ya4asmj9

ethan · August 21, 2010

Beautiful house! Clean lines, love the entrance, the whole architecture flows and details are amazing. Great job, excellent.

rental_watanabe 2.0 · August 21, 2010

?archi info? OM House / Studio Guilherme Torres http://dlvr.it/44MTv #Houses (archdaily) #rental_archiinfo

André Amaral · August 21, 2010

Mais Brasil em Archidaily, belo trabalho do @guitorres, parabéns ae cara: http://t.co/6ZbqONT via @archdaily #ARQUITETURA #HOUSEDESIGN

Gabriel Schneider · August 21, 2010

mais uma casa de londrina no archdaily!! http://www.archdaily.com/73924...

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