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RPII Residence / Gustavo Arbex

RPII Residence / Gustavo Arbex
RPII Residence / Gustavo Arbex, © Favaro Jr.
© Favaro Jr.

© Favaro Jr. © Favaro Jr. © Favaro Jr. © Favaro Jr. + 45

  • Arquitetos

  • Localização

    Itupeva - SP, Brasil
  • Área

    970.0 m2
  • Ano do projeto

    2015
  • Fotografias

  • Projeto Estrutural

    Gilberto P. Filho
  • Projeto Luminotécnico

    Ldarti
  • Gerenciamento de Obra

    Gustavo Arbex
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Favaro Jr.
© Favaro Jr.

The design of this functional residence, which emphasized visual connection between living areas, features grand clean modern lines.

© Favaro Jr.
© Favaro Jr.

The integration of most rooms with the living/entertaining areas, enabled the use of ample glazed doors and window openings over large spans; all framed by spectacular surrounding scenery.

© Favaro Jr.
© Favaro Jr.
Plan
Plan

The search for materials that promoted contrasting balance and yet, defined each element in its totality, has driven the architectural finishes palette.

© Favaro Jr.
© Favaro Jr.

This design fostered large spans and slender beams, which created a structural challenge, given the unrefined capability at the work site. Lengthy meetings with the structural engineer eventually provided the most cost effective solution.

© Favaro Jr.
© Favaro Jr.

Despite accommodating all mechanical services in dedicated plant rooms, the building facades remained uncompromised, giving prominence to high ceilings and cross ventilation into living areas via automated high-level windows.
The use of skylights permitted efficient natural lighting and ventilation to the ensuites, walk-in robes and bedrooms circulation areas.

© Favaro Jr.
© Favaro Jr.

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Cite: "RPII Residence / Gustavo Arbex" [Residência RPII / Gustavo Arbex] 01 Jun 2016. ArchDaily. (Trans. Castro, Fernanda) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/788528/residencia-rpii-gustavo-arbex/> ISSN 0719-8884

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