Dom Viçoso House / Brasil Arquitetura

Dom Viçoso House / Brasil Arquitetura

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Dom Viçoso, Brazil
  • Architects: Brasil Arquitetura
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2012
  • Photographs Photographs:  Nelson Kon
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Marcenaria Baraúna
  • 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:FTOyamada
  • Electrical And Hydraulics:Pessoa e Zamaro
  • Lighting:Reka Iluminação – Ricardo Heder
  • City:Dom Viçoso
  • Country:Brazil
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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.

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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. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/772711/dom-vicoso-house-brasil-arquitetura> ISSN 0719-8884
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