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Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos

Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos

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

São Sebastião, Brazil
  • Architects: AMZ Arquitetos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  250 Area:  250
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012 Year:  2012
  • Photographs Photographs:  Maíra Acayaba
  • Structural Engineers :Ita Construtora (Hélio Olga)
  • Builder:Schumacher Construtora
  • Site Area:550sqm
  • Architect In Charge:Pablo Alvarenga, Manoel Maia, Adriana Zampieri
  • City:São Sebastião
  • Country:Brazil
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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.

Section
Section

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.

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Cite: "Guaeca House / AMZ Arquitetos" 21 Aug 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/537575/guaeca-house-amz-arquitetos> ISSN 0719-8884

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