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


‘MM house’ by studio mk27, sao paulo, brazil
image © fernando guerra
all 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 of
the iconographic house, complete with a green roof that roots it discretely into the green hilly landscape. this volume contains all the interior program
organized 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 private
bedrooms are situated along the eastern elevation facing down the valley, with the housekeepers’ quarters and social spaces along the opposite side, separated
by 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 contain
large 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 pool
image © fernando guerra

 

 


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wood screens connect the interior and exterior
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house reflected in the swimming pool
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barbeque and lounge area under concrete roof
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large door connects the interior living room with exterior lounge
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view towards the lounge and garage/sauna
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living room
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kitchen
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kitchen counter and feathered friend with diffuse light from the timber screen
image © fernando guerra

 

 


semi-indoor/outdoor spaces
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exterior overhanging lights
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image © fernando guerra

 

 


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project info:

 

 

project: mm house
location: bragança paulista . sp . brazil
project: june . 2009
completion: october . 2012
site area: 4500 sqm
built area: 715 sqm
architecture: studio mk27
architect: marcio kogan
co-architect: maria cristina motta
interior 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 glogowski
landscape designer: renata tilli
structural engineer: benedicts engenharia – eng. eduardo duprat
construction manager: sc consult, eng. sérgio costa
contractor: cpa engenharia, eng. paulo renó

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