studio MK27 contains tetris house within an intimate timber-clad box
 
studio MK27 contains tetris house within an intimate timber-clad box studio MK27 contains tetris house within an intimate timber-clad box
apr 17, 2015

studio MK27 contains tetris house within an intimate timber-clad box

studio MK27 contains tetris house within an intimate timber-clad box
photography by fernando guerra

 

 

 

this two-storey residential property in são paulo features a permeable ground floor that can be presented in a variety of configurations using movable panels. designed by marcio kogan‘s architectural practice studio MK27, ‘tetris house’ is contained within a wooden box that shelters the washroom, the stairs, and a large dining room that opens towards the ample garden at the rear of the plot.

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the permeable ground floor can be presented in a variety of configurations using movable panels

 

 

 

the ceiling of the living room, a slatted wooden lining – creates a cozy, intimate atmosphere, contrasting with the spatial sensation of the lot’s larger scale. the residence’s four bedrooms overlook the garden from the upper storey, while rooftop access is provided from an upstairs landing that also contains an area for study.

marcio kogan studio MK27 tetris house sao paulo brazil designboom
the house is contained within a wooden box that shelters the large living room

 

 

 

the interior’s stone flooring extends onto the external terrace and the same material on the inner walls continues out to the façade. when the movable panels are closed the sun’s heat is retained by the brise soleil, while the crosswinds continue to cool the home’s interior.

marcio kogan studio MK27 tetris house sao paulo brazil designboom
when the movable panels are closed the sun’s heat is retained by the brise soleil

marcio kogan studio MK27 tetris house sao paulo brazil designboom
an external area for recreational use

marcio kogan studio MK27 tetris house sao paulo brazil designboom
spacious double-height living accommodation

marcio kogan studio MK27 tetris house sao paulo brazil designboom
the upper level of the residence offers access to a roof terrace

marcio kogan studio MK27 tetris house sao paulo brazil designboom
a brightly lit study area at the home’s upper storey

 

 

project info:

 

location: são paulo, brazil
architect: marcio kogan
co-architect: carolina castroviejo
interiors: diana radomysler
team: fernando falcon, maria cristina motta, mariana ruzante
photography: fernando guerra

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