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Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos

  • 01:00 - 21 August, 2014
Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos
Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos, © Maíra Acayaba
© Maíra Acayaba

© Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba © Maíra Acayaba + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    São Sebastião, Brazil
  • Architect in Charge

    Pablo Alvarenga, Manoel Maia, Adriana Zampieri
  • Area

    250.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Structural Engineers

    Ita Construtora (Hélio Olga)
  • Builder

    Schumacher Construtora
  • Site Area

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© Maíra Acayaba
© Maíra Acayaba

Text description provided by the architects. The Guaeca house is located at the seaside, on the northern coast of Sao Paulo, in a gated community where wide grassy streets connect the lots to the beach.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

On the ground floor, social areas are distributed through an integrated space and a closed block contains the service and barbecue areas. The second floor holds four suites and a family room.

© Maíra Acayaba
© Maíra Acayaba

The house was built prefabricated wooden structure. The modulation of this structure determines the spaces and is also reflected on the facade, composed of masonry panels, glass and flap wood shutters.


The roof is flat at the ends and has a slope in the center that allows hot air to escape and natural light to illuminate the central corridor.

© Maíra Acayaba
© Maíra Acayaba

This sloped part of the roof also directs solar panels in the correct orientation and covers the boilers, equipments and water tanks.

Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos, © Maíra Acayaba
© Maíra Acayaba

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Cite: "Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos" 21 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884