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House in Lapa / Brasil Arquitetura

  • 13:00 - 18 August, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
House in Lapa / Brasil Arquitetura
House in Lapa / Brasil Arquitetura, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti + 15

  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo, Brazil
  • Project Architects

    Francisco Fanucci, Marcelo Ferraz
  • Collaborator

    Anne Dieterich
  • Architecture Team

    Anselmo Turazzi, Beatriz Marques, Cícero Ferraz, Fabiana Paiva, Felipe Zene, Fred Meyer, Gabriel Grinspum, Luciana Dornellas, Pedro Del Guerra, Victor Gurgel
  • Project Area

    360.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Structure

    FT Oyamada
  • Hydraulics and Electrical

    Pessoa Zamaro
  • Landscape

    Raul Pereira
  • Lighting

    Ricardo Heder (Lux Projetos)
  • Construction Company

    Taguá Engenharia
  • Wood Framing

    Marcenaria Baraúna
  • Locksmith

  • Technical Artifacts

    Papaiz, Ducasse
  • Hydraulic Bricks

    Brasil Imperial
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

Text description provided by the architects. The site of this house had a considerable slope. As a result, the living room was implemented in one of the higher floors. A single red wall defines and connects the different environments, openings, circulation and furnishings in one end.


The exposed concrete slab has a unifying presence in these spaces, a presence that is reinforced by the hydraulic tiles on the floor. The slab extends outwardly and becomes a descending awning.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

The upper floor houses the bedrooms and a recreation area, which opens onto a garden and offers a generous view of the surroundings.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

The construction system is simple, including a concrete structure, wooden frames, large windows and sliding doors connecting the indoor and outdoor spaces.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti
Cite: "House in Lapa / Brasil Arquitetura" [Casa na Lapa / Brasil Arquitetura] 18 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884