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  7. Tijucopava House / AMZ Arquitetos

Tijucopava House / AMZ Arquitetos

  • 14:00 - 27 November, 2017
Tijucopava House / AMZ Arquitetos
Tijucopava House / AMZ Arquitetos, © Maira Acayaba
© Maira Acayaba

© Maira Acayaba © Maira Acayaba © Maira Acayaba © Maira Acayaba + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Guarujá, Brazil
  • Architect in Charge

    Pablo Alvarenga
  • Design Team

    Paula Saito, Vanessa Mendes
  • Area

    450.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

© Maira Acayaba
© Maira Acayaba

Text description provided by the architects. Located in an Atlantic Forest  reserve in the coast of the state of São Paulo, the Tijucopava house faces the sea view and the surrounding exuberant landscape.

© Maira Acayaba
© Maira Acayaba

Installed on a steep slope, its structure can be defined in two parts: a monolithic concrete base supporting the garage and the pool and, on top of it, a modular wooden structure, profiled by a glass frame. Each module in the structure houses one of the bedrooms, the private bathrooms of which are pervaded by natural light and ventilation from the continuous rooflights that run across the roof.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
© Maira Acayaba
© Maira Acayaba
Upper Floor Plan
Upper Floor Plan

The ground floor has no walls, and is identified by a stone pavement that extends down to the external area and the pool. As the glass doors are slid open, the area is reconfigured into a vast veranda, bringing together the interior and exterior areas, along with the pool and the landscape.

© Maira Acayaba
© Maira Acayaba

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Cite: "Tijucopava House / AMZ Arquitetos" 27 Nov 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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