CR2 arquitetura's garden house in são paulo forms a secluded retreat CR2 arquitetura's garden house in são paulo forms a secluded retreat
sep 20, 2015

CR2 arquitetura's garden house in são paulo forms a secluded retreat

CR2 arquitetura’s garden house in são paulo forms a secluded retreat
photography by fran parente

 

 

 

completed for a middle-aged couple and their daughter, this two-storey dwelling in são paulo provides its inhabitants with a secluded retreat within the city’s dense urban fabric. designed by CR2 arquitetura, a series of voids filled with lush, contemplative gardens permeate the home, creating a visual connection between the ground and first floors.

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a feature of the living space is a sculptural concrete staircase

 

 

 

the property is organized around a double-height living room that maximizes available sunlight through large sliding doors. a feature of the space is a sculptural concrete staircase that leads to the home’s upper storey. the ground floor program also includes a kitchen alongside an external terrace, while the home’s three bedrooms are found above — situated alongside a more intimate lounge area.

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
the double-height living room maximizes available daylight

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
a lounge with a TV is situated at the upper level

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
a terrace adjoins the lounge at the end of an elevated walkway

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
the upper storey also contains three bedrooms

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
a series of voids permeate the design

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
the spaces are filled with lush, contemplative gardens

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
large sliding doors can be retracted to remove the division between indoor and outdoor space

CR2 arquitetura casa jardins house interiors sao paulo brazil designboom
the façade presented to the passing street

 

 

project info:

 

authors: cecilia reichstul and clara reynaldo
construction: foz engenharia
structural design: benedicts engenharia
landscaping: rodrigo oliveira paisagismo
electrics / hydraulics: engeplot
photography: fran parente

 

location: são paulo, brasil
site area: 380 sqm
built area: 250 sqm

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