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House in Quinta da Baroneza / Candida Tabet Arquitetura

  • 09:00 - 1 July, 2015
House in Quinta da Baroneza / Candida Tabet Arquitetura
House in Quinta da Baroneza / Candida Tabet Arquitetura, © Rómulo Fialdini
© Rómulo Fialdini

© Rómulo Fialdini © Rómulo Fialdini © Rómulo Fialdini © Rómulo Fialdini + 57

  • Structural engineering

    Eduardo Duprat
  • Wooden structure

    Ita Engenharia – Helio Olga
  • General Contractor

    Bianchi Construções - Kross Engenharia
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© Rómulo Fialdini
© Rómulo Fialdini

Text description provided by the architects. The project, a house located 90 kilometres North-west of the city of São Paulo, Brazil, was developed for a young couple with three children, to become their weekend house.

Axonométricas Estrutura Estrutura ed Madeira 1 Planta Térreo Fachada + 57

The musts from the brief were: to achieve a striking, contemporary design greatly enhanced by the privilege of being placed right within the Brazilian Atlantic forest, and to have a house that would provide leisure while, at the same time, stimulate family conviviality.

© Rómulo Fialdini
© Rómulo Fialdini

The volumetric composition is characterized by horizontal planes that are detached from vertical ones, allowing daylight and air to flow through these openings. This results in a well ventilated residence, making it pleasant inside and outside during the entire year.

© Rómulo Fialdini
© Rómulo Fialdini

Regarding the structure, a desired equation of huge spans with minimum support points was solved thanks to the use of industrially cultivated, laminated and processed Eucaliptus Grandis wood, resulting in concrete-free floor and roofing slabs that are laid over beams of laminated wood.

Cortes Transversais
Cortes Transversais

The internal circulation is solved via a walkway ring that connects the suites, while revealing the living room and the people moving around and meeting each other.

© Rómulo Fialdini
© Rómulo Fialdini

In order to enjoy from the astonishing views, the main façade needed to be orientated to the North-West: this would result in the house receiving big amounts of tropical heat. Confronted with this dilemma, the solution was to propose a lattice wooden panel that elegantly hangs from the edge of the roof and acts as a brise that filters the heat and sunlight while projecting shadows over floor and walls in the form of a beautiful graphic design.

The roof extends beyond the living room and towards the swimming pool, creating a high ceiling veranda, where the limit between interior and exterior gets blurred. These large outdoor spaces that also include a barbecue area are extensively and happily used by all the occupants of the house throughout the year, becoming the social hart that the brief required.

© Rómulo Fialdini
© Rómulo Fialdini

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Cite: "House in Quinta da Baroneza / Candida Tabet Arquitetura" 01 Jul 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/769473/house-in-quinta-da-baroneza-candida-tabet-arquitetura/> ISSN 0719-8884
© Rómulo Fialdini

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