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Oiticica Restaurant / Rizoma Arquitetura

  • 00:00 - 16 April, 2012
Oiticica Restaurant / Rizoma Arquitetura
Oiticica Restaurant / Rizoma Arquitetura, © Henrique Queiroga
© Henrique Queiroga

© Henrique Queiroga © Henrique Queiroga © Henrique Queiroga © Henrique Queiroga + 16

  • Architects

    Rizoma - Thomaz Regatos, Maria Paz
  • Location

    Brumadinho, Brazil
  • Design Team

    Sara Fagundes e Inácio Luiz
  • Client

  • Aproximate Cost

  • Construction time

    3 months
  • Area

    768.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. The project for the restaurant was based in two main premises. 1- Utilize simple and low-cost building techniques, such as brise soleils that control the incidence of the sun; big openings and spans that allow for natural ventilation and lighting; green roof with openings, creating a cross ventilation and increasing the environmental comfort in the interior space. 2- Think of a building that is discrete in its context and that benefits from to the surrounding landscape.

© Henrique Queiroga
© Henrique Queiroga

The existing vegetation was kept. The trees located in front of the main façade, together with the vertical rhythm of the designed brise soleils, decrease the impact of the scale of the building in the landscape. At the same time, through the openings of the restaurant, the park, with its colors, textures and shapes, contaminates the interior, transforming the visitor’s stay into an even more pleasant one. The 768m2 restaurant was built in only 3 months.


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Cite: "Oiticica Restaurant / Rizoma Arquitetura" 16 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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