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FP House / João Diniz Arquitetura

  • 00:00 - 16 December, 2010
FP House / João Diniz Arquitetura
FP House / João Diniz Arquitetura, © Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

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  • Architects

    João Diniz Arquitetura Ltda
  • Location

    Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Playground Design

    Suzana Cadaval
  • Structural Engeneers For Concrete Structure

    Marcello Cláudio and Sigefredo Fiuza
  • Lightining Design

    Abajur de Arte / Adriana Vasconcelos
  • Landscape Design

    Mercado Verde / Firmino Fiuza
  • Construction

    Construtora Geraes / José Maurício Menezes
  • Installation Projects

    Senog Ltda
  • Tile Artistic Pannel

    Fernando Pacheco
  • Area

    1243.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. The Pampulha lagoon in Belo Horizonte is full of architectural significance and to build on its margins means to be close to the modernist legacy.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

The building considers that recent history but also expresses its modern urban spirit with rural balconies and breezes. The land slope dialogues with the building and proposes fittings and suspensions.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

The house contains two times: The fluctuation of the front volume shows the intimate side of the residence pointing the future at the edge of water; the covering of the open area in the back, where parties burn the wood at the oven, is close to the ground and timeless memories.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

In a sequence of steps and floors the house fits the site making a route from the street to the roof, turned into observatory transforming the tops in terraces looking for the horizons seen at the topographic city with it’s struggles and mutant culture and its mountains with their fragile eternity.

© Leonardo Finotti
© Leonardo Finotti

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