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  • 15:00 - 12 September, 2016
CCF / GOAA, © Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi

© Pedro Vannucchi © Pedro Vannucchi © Pedro Vannucchi © Pedro Vannucchi + 35

  • Architects

  • Location

    São Paulo, Brazil
  • Authors

    Guido Otero, Ricardo Gusmão
  • Area

    70.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Collaborators

    Felipe Barradas, Murilo Zidan, Raul Aguiar
  • Engineering

    Francisco da Silva Alves
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© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi

Text description provided by the architects. The strategy to reorganize the program of this house, consisted in taking advantage of its unusual arrangement in order to create a new spatial sequence. The project focused on the transformation of the house facing the street and whose blind facade contained a graffiti made by a neighbor artist and valued by the client. 

The starting point was to remove all the existing informal constructions followed by the reorganization of the openings, doors and windows, seeking a more fluid integration between internal and external spaces. The adjustment of the courtyards levels created a more connected open space and made room to a rain water cistern, which required a reconfiguration of the residence´s water supply system. 

© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi

Two spatial operations complete the routing: the multiplication of the outdoor space by creating a rooftop terrace and connecting the kitchen to the outside area. 

© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi

The new program is contained within wooden volumes in order to make a clear distinction between the old and the new construction. These volumes are also visible from the street, announcing its internal reconfiguration and adjusting its scale to its surroundings morphology.

© Pedro Vannucchi
© Pedro Vannucchi

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Cite: "CCF / GOAA" 12 Sep 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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