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Home of the Tree House / ARKITITO Arquitetura

Home of the Tree House / ARKITITO Arquitetura

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Fazenda Velha, Brazil
  • Architects: ARKITITO Arquitetura
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  260
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs Photographs:  Vivi Spaco
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Dalle Piagge, Lajes Itaim
  • Team: Carolina Ubach Pereira, Mariana Olha
  • Engineering: 2M Projetos Estruturais – Marcelo Mello
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Text description provided by the architects. The site is located in a condominium at 45km north of São Paulo. Its steep topography with a slope of approximately 15m from the entrance to the end of the plot, where there’s a privileged view of part of the native forest Serra dos Cristais.

© Vivi Spaco
© Vivi Spaco

The main idea of the project was to maintain the connection between the forest and the house, so the owners could enjoy the local landscape. 

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© Vivi Spaco

The stilt structure concept was adopted to avoid ground impacts and by making the house elevated, like a treehouse.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

Divided in two blocks with different levels and roofing: one has two bedrooms and a cement roof tile over wooden beams and plywood ceiling; the other has a living room with a porch that gives a 360º view of the surrounding area.

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© Vivi Spaco

The colors remind old farm houses and differs from the raw concrete blocks and the burnt cement floor.

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© Vivi Spaco

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Cite: "Home of the Tree House / ARKITITO Arquitetura" [Residência Casa da Árvore / ARKITITO Arquitetura] 26 May 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/871639/home-of-the-tree-house-arkitito-arquitetura/> ISSN 0719-8884

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