studio mk27: MM house studio mk27: MM house
dec 24, 2012

studio mk27: MM house

‘MM house’ by studio mk27, sao paulo, brazilimage © fernando guerraall images courtesy of studio mk27

 

 

brazilian practice studio mk27 has just completed one of their latest residences, the ‘MM house’ in braganca paulista, a wooded municipality of sao paulo. the dwelling consists of two perpendicular rectangular footprints. on the east/west axis is a reinforced concrete shell resembling an extruded version ofthe iconographic house, complete with a green roof that roots it discretely into the green hilly landscape. this volume contains all the interior programorganized in a linear fashion with a sequence of spaces from the garage and entry to the master suite at the other extreme. a screen of retractable slender wooden slats wraps the entire envelope along the exterior glass wall to soften direct sunlight, with the ability to open entirely to the exterior. all the privatebedrooms are situated along the eastern elevation facing down the valley, with the housekeepers’ quarters and social spaces along the opposite side, separatedby a long linear hallway. at the point where this solid mass intersects with the perpendicular wooden deck, the program becomes neither indoor nor outdoor,with a barbeque, bar and lounge area under the pitched roof but entirely open to the elements. the public living room and tv room flanking this space containlarge glass doors that visually, if not spatially, connect the two. the timber terrace extends out towards the lower area of the site, ending in a swimming pool hoisted upon a concrete plinth that reflects the picturesque environment.

 

 

exterior poolimage © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

wood screens connect the interior and exteriorimage © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

house reflected in the swimming poolimage © fernando guerra

 

 

barbeque and lounge area under concrete roofimage © fernando guerra

 

 

large door connects the interior living room with exterior loungeimage © fernando guerra

 

 

view towards the lounge and garage/saunaimage © fernando guerra

 

 

living roomimage © fernando guerra

 

 

kitchenimage © fernando guerra

 

 

kitchen counter and feathered friend with diffuse light from the timber screenimage © fernando guerra

 

 

semi-indoor/outdoor spacesimage © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

exterior overhanging lightsimage © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

image © fernando guerra

 

 

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project: mm houselocation: bragança paulista . sp . brazilproject: june . 2009completion: october . 2012 site area: 4500 sqmbuilt area: 715 sqm architecture: studio mk27architect: marcio kogan co-architect: maria cristina mottainterior design: diana radomysler collaborator: luis eduardo loiola . fernando botton team: beatriz meyer . carlos costa . carolina castroviejo . eduardo glycerio . eduardo gurian . elisa friedmann . gabriel kogan . lair reis . luciana antunes marcio tanaka  . maria cristina motta . mariana simas . oswaldo pessano . renata furlanetto . samanta cafardo . suzana glogowskilandscape designer: renata tilli structural engineer: benedicts engenharia – eng. eduardo duprat construction manager: sc consult, eng. sérgio costacontractor: cpa engenharia, eng. paulo renó

  • Wow, Marcio surprises us again with a stunning project.

    Airborne says:
  • Spectacular

    mArkW says:
  • I agree, it’s absolutely stunning. Would have loved to see pictures of the bedrooms. In my humble opinion, this is as close to a perfect house as one can get.

    Nicholaus says:
  • way cool pool

    dbkii says:
  • I really think that it was good to see some pictures of the bedroom zone, because I think that the hall way leading to the bedrooms is too long and narrow and may feel like being in a tunnel. Also I’m wondering why there are too many bedrooms.

    Sam says:

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