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  7. FT House / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

FT House / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

  • 01:00 - 2 January, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
FT House / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados
FT House / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados, © Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Bragança Paulista, Brazil
  • Architecture

    Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados
  • Project Architects

    Henrique Reinach e Maurício Mendonça
  • Coordinator

    Victor Gonçalves
  • Project Area

    966.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Collaborators

    Tony Chen, Camila Osele, Fernanda Almeida, Flora Fujii, Luena  Vettorazzo, Raquel Gonçalves, Silvia Mori, Venâncio Alves, Flávia Henriques, Manuel  Tojal, Guilherme Nakata, Lucas Ferreira, Lucas Pohl, Maira Cordeiro, Rosa Cotta, Flavia  Garofalo
  • Interiors

    Andrea Castanheira
  • Landscape

    André Paoliello Paisagistas Associados
  • Lighting

    Foco Luz e Desenho
  • Structure

    Benedicts Engenharia
  • Wood Roofing

    Ita Construtora 
  • Electrical and Plumbing

    Pessoa e Zamaro
  • Construction

    LTC Construções
  • Site Survey

    Ação Engenharia
  • Suppliers

    Marcenaria: Marcenaria Ono; Mobiliário Planejado: Florense; Painéis treliçados de madeira: Esquadrias Gaiotto; Esquadrias de Madeira: Esquadrias GaiottoMármores e granitos: Asti Mármores; Parede de Pedras: Pedras Capricórnio; Piso de madeira: Umuarama Madeiras; Revestimento Piscina: Palimanan, pedra Hijau; Luminárias: Lumini – Sala de Jantar: pendente Cooper Shade do Tom Dixon; Cubas de aço inox: Mekal; Churrasqueira: Wolf; Lareira e Coifas: Ventar; Balcão Refrigerado: Scaravelli e Savioli; Louças e Metais Sanitários: Deca; Coberturas de Vidro, Box e Espelhos: Tostem Glass; Revestimento externo – material: Forro e lambri de cumaru, concreto e pedra; Interruptores, tomadas de energia e espelhos: Pial Plus; Implantação do jardim: Irrigar; Equipamentos Sauna e Isolação Térmica: Lazer Saunas; Tratamento em concreto aparente: LTC Construções; Cobertura Metálica: Ananda Telhas; Caixa D’água: Sanderinox; Terraplanagem: Leardini e França
  • Site Area

    3002 m²
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

Text description provided by the architects. In this holiday and weekend home in Sao Paulo, a steep terrain and a nice view were the main elements defining the location and volume of the project.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

The southwest side of the house concentrates all circulation and vehicle access to connect the huge gap that characterizes the house due to its rich volume, with few openings.

FT House / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados, © Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

On the other hand, to the northeast and northwest with a nice view of the countryside, is where the house opens with large glass panes and balconies facing towards the courtyard pool and leisure areas.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

The structure of the basement and ground floor was designed in concrete and load bearing walls clad in stone. The upper floor, which houses the bedrooms, is all laminated wood frame and covered by metal acoustic tiles.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

According to the best views of the northwest side, the project proposes large wooden lattice panels with steel frame that are flexible and can open or close entirely according to the requirements.

Upper Level Plan
Upper Level Plan

The proposal to design the entire top floor in a precast wood structure with a metal roof followed some guidelines of lightness that we wanted for the three floors, even on a site with a steep slope. Thus we define two very strong horizontal slabs, identifying the collective social areas with exposed concrete and intimate areas with wood.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

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Cite: "FT House / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados" [Residência FT / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados] 02 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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