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Peninsula House / Bernardes Arquitetura

Peninsula House / Bernardes Arquitetura

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  • Architects: Bernardes Arquitetura
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  850.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
  • Photographs Photographs:  Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Alves Pisos, Alwitra, Artecor, Belas Artes, Lumisystem, N.didini, Topseal
  • Constructor: MFC
  • Landscape: Cenário
  • Lighting: Estúdio Carlos Fortes
  • Climatization Project: GRAU
  • Automation Project: Gilberto Floriano
  • Electrical And Hydraulic Installations Project: GRAU
  • Pool Design And Installation: GRAU
  • Structural Project: Ycom Engenharia
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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Text description provided by the architects. Peninsula House, a weekend home in a coastal city close to São Paulo, is composed of three stacked abstract volumes which have been delicately positioned on a steep slope overlooking the Atlantic Ocean for minimum topographic impact.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The house is divided in three parts: the rectangular base and the triangular superior volume, which have more private areas; and the transparent space in-between them where the common areas are located. The suspended triangular volume creates shaded balconies protected from direct sunlight, while the more enclosed and monolithic base provides more intimate spaces. The tension between the two creates negative transparent spaces that visually connect with the landscape.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The interior design was thought to be as pure and simple as the forms of architecture. It was selected furniture by famous Brazilian designers, mostly produced in wood.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Few materials were used to create a quiet and cozy atmosphere, among them, Brazilian freijó wood, which is one of the most prominent materials used in ceiling, panels and joinery.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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Cite: "Peninsula House / Bernardes Arquitetura" [Casa Península / Bernardes Arquitetura] 04 Mar 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/912446/peninsula-house-bernardes-arquitetura/> ISSN 0719-8884

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