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Lake House / Cadas Arquitetura

Lake House / Cadas Arquitetura

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Itaipava, Brazil
  • Arquitetos: Cadas Arquitetura
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1200.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs Photographs:  MCA Estudio
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Castro e Merlin, Chauffage, Francisquinho, Marmoraria Colonial, Punto, Serpa, Stephane Javelle
  • Engineering: PH de Aquino Construtora
  • Lightning: Maneco Quinderé
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Text description provided by the architects. When watching the spring bubbling up and running into the Itaipava site, we had the idea of damming it and creating a natural pool with running water, but with a cement bottom, good for swimming. When built, it resembled a lake. Above it, there is a glass annex where you can enjoy the landscape. With chilling lounge, steam room, gym, bike repair room and a jacuzzi. The celling is very high and the roof overhang resembles an old-fashioned small town railway station: there are no pillars supporting the overhang, only those walls mounted brackets.

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The house is further up the hill, and from it, you can see the depth of the property, the garden, the river and the lake. It´s something special, a huge house on one level. We created a set of roofs to add fluidity to the design, a sprawling house, connected by a raised deck that extends towards the river.

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© MCA Estudio

At the very end, there is an open-air fireplace. Inside, a home theatre is integrated into the living room, arranged around a fireplace finished in a slate strips. The same slate strips were also used on the wall of the gourmet kitchen, with forms a unique setting with the dining room. It turned out that the execution attended our client’s entire request.

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Cite: "Lake House / Cadas Arquitetura" [Casa do Lago / Cadas Arquitetura] 20 Dec 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/930343/lake-house-cadas-arquitetura/> ISSN 0719-8884

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