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Dom Viçoso House / Brasil Arquitetura

  • 09:00 - 29 August, 2015
  • Translated by Lorena Quintana
Dom Viçoso House / Brasil Arquitetura
Dom Viçoso House / Brasil Arquitetura, © Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Dom Viçoso, Brazil
  • Project Architects

    Francisco Fanucci, Marcelo Ferraz and Felipe Zene
  • Project Area

    240.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Collaborators

    Anne Dieterich, Anselmo Turazzi, Beatriz Marques, Cícero Ferraz Cruz, Fabiana Fernandes Paiva, Frederico Meyer, Gabriel Grinspum, Gabriel Mendonça, Laura Ferraz, Luciana Dornellas, Pedro Del Guerra and Victor Gurgel
  • Structures

  • Electrical and Hydraulics

    Pessoa e Zamaro
  • Lighting

    Reka Iluminação – Ricardo Heder
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

Text description provided by the architects. In its implantation, the house lies at the end of a plateau formed by the rugged landscape of the Serra da Mantiqueira in Minas Gerais.

Corte D Corte B Corte A Corte E + 35

A concrete wall delimits the contours of that level. The layout on the ground organizes its occupation, guaranteeing a small protected on one side and the immense panorama of the sea and the hills on the other.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

The house is built on two blocks, volumetrically different and functionally defined: living room, dining room, kitchen and hall on the first volume, and bedrooms on the second.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

The volumes are aligned linearly and arranged along a longitudinal axis, connected by a glass bridge. This articulation is based on small differences: at the same time it connects and distances the intimate and social environments.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

Similarly, the two blocks unfold to the center through the garage and terrace, revealing their appearance differently to the outdoor garden.

© Nelson Kon
© Nelson Kon

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Cite: "Dom Viçoso House / Brasil Arquitetura" [Casa Dom Viçoso / Brasil Arquitetura] 29 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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