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MLA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura

MLA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura

© Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti © Leonardo Finotti + 13

São Paulo, Brazil
  • Interior Design: Eza Viegas/ Jacobsen Arquitetura
  • Interior Design Team: Isabel Benoliel, Heloisa Zarpelon, Mariana Leme, Caroline Oliveira.
  • Landscape Design: Isabel Duprat
  • Lighting Design: Studio Iluz
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© Leonardo Finotti
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Text description provided by the architects. An urban house, but nevertheless cozy, warm but open to the surroundings, light but also full of shadows, with modern engineering and using natural materials. These were the first clear concepts agreed with the owners for their future home in the Jardins neighborhood of São Paulo.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti
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© Leonardo Finotti

To this end, we thought to occupy the plot with a single volume that ran parallel to one of its sides, with a view of the dense garden created in front of this prism. The living and dining room — with a double-height ceiling — was centered in this volume and also features an indoor garden throughout the circulating area. The bedrooms, on the first floor, occupy the two ends of the volume and communicate via a walkway that bisects the double-height living room.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

Seeking the best angle for sunlight and the most privacy, the pool and terrace were located in the back of the grounds. Large roof eaves, slender structure, transparencies and wood and stone finishing sought to achieve the sensations idealized by the couple for their house.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

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Cite: "MLA House / Jacobsen Arquitetura" 30 Jun 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/790434/mla-house-bernardes-plus-jacobsen-arquitetura/> ISSN 0719-8884

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