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RPII Residence / Gustavo Arbex

RPII Residence / Gustavo Arbex

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Itupeva, Brazil
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 970.0
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Arconic, Assoalhos Monet, Castelatto, Deca, DuPont, Fortezza, Jatobá, Largrill, Ldarti, Mekal, Multiformas, Pasinato, Placo, Stranieri, Tuboar, UD House
  • Projeto Estrutural: Gilberto P. Filho
  • Projeto Luminotécnico: Ldarti
  • Gerenciamento De Obra: Gustavo Arbex
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The design of this functional residence, which emphasized visual connection between living areas, features grand clean modern lines.

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© 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.

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

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© 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.

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© 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.

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

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