Casa Praia Vermelha / Nitsche Arquitetos

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Praia Vermelha, Brazil
  • Architects: Nitsche Arquitetos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  387
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Photographs
    Photographer:André Scarpa, Cacá Bratke
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Dinaflex, Jmar Esquadrias Metálicas, Panisol, Pedras Bellas Artes, Polysistem, Portobello, Uniflex, Useplac, Vidrotil
  • Coordenadores De Projeto: André Scarpa, Tiago M. Kuniyoshi
  • Colaboradores: Rosário Pinho, Rodrigo Tamburus
  • Construction: Marcos Penteado, Tecnomar Engenharia SS
  • Projeto E Execução Da Estrutura De Madeira: Eng. Hélio Olga, Ita Construtora
  • Projeto Da Estrutura De Concreto: Eng. Pedro Telecki, Telecki Arquitetura de Projetos
  • Hydraulic And Electrical Installations Project: Eng. José Augusto Guimaro, G&A Guimaro & Associados Engenharia
  • Landscaping: Dora Celidonio
  • Luminotechnical Project: Ricardo Heder, Lux Projetos
  • Design De Interiores: Nitsche Arquitetos, Ana Cláudia Sá
  • Architect In Charge: Lua Nitsche, Pedro Nitsche
  • City: Praia Vermelha
  • Country: Brazil
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Text description provided by the architects. The challenge was to build at a hill of unspoilt native forest on one of the most beautiful beaches of the São Paulo’ coast. The house is a suspended structure, made of prefabricated laminated timber (glulam), supported by six pillars and anchored in the ground by the concrete platform of the pool. 

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The ground floor platform that is sheltered by the main volume arrival with space for vehicles, a deposit, a bathroom of service, an technical area. 

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Longitudinal Section
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Everything else happens on the upper level, which consists on a large suspended platform, composed of eight rectangular modules of 3,40m x 5,70m. Next to the hill is the pool and the solarium extension made in concrete. A large linear balcony stands in front of the whole room. 

© Cacá Bratke

The house interior have the shape of a large square composed of 8 rectangular modules. 4 modules form the continuous space of the conviviality; with living room, tv room and kitchen. Another four modules define four equal sized bedrooms that face the front garden and the street. 

© André Scarpa
Upper floor plan

Each bedroom has a protective screen  The division of these spaces happens with a large suspended furniture of wood. This double-sided shelf serves both the bedrooms and the living room. 

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Thermo-acoustic metal cover and translucid alveolar polycarbonate roof tile cover and envelop the house like a shell.

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Cite: "Casa Praia Vermelha / Nitsche Arquitetos" [Casa Praia Vermelha / Nitsche Arquitetos] 19 Feb 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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