westphal+kosciuk: casa dlw westphal+kosciuk: casa dlw
jun 14, 2012

westphal+kosciuk: casa dlw

‘casa dlw’ by westphal+kosciuk, florianópolis, brazil image © andré moecke grey base with the driveway and the white cantilever with terrace

santa caterina-based westphal+kosciuk have recently completed ‘casa dlw’ located in the continental zone of florianópolis, brazil. situated on a steep terrain, the owners of the residence wanted to have a dwelling where the social and private zones were not isolated from one another. to assure sunlight, cross ventilation and views to the city and the sea, the solution was to lift the living block onto a white cantilever that floats above the driveway. the room is connected to a terrace that privileges the panoramic view. also on this level are the kitchen, the service area and a workshop with access to the backyard. upstairs, the master bedroom, guest bedroom and office are programmed. two lower sectors keep the entrance hall, garage, warehouse and an indoor play quarter separate from this space. the grey color of the base accentuates the independence between the two volumes. the entire structure is connected by a staircase and an elevator.

the house on a slope and the view of the seaimage © andré moecke

east facadeimage © andré moecke

sun shades above the windowsimages © andré moecke

clockwise: the living and dining room, the barbecue area, the kitchen and the entrance hallimages © andré moecke

night viewimage © andré moecke

detail of the terraceimage © andré moecke

terrace view to cityimage © andré moecke

living roomimage © andré moecke

(left) level / 0 (right) level / 1images © westphal+kosciuk

(left) level / 3 (right) level / 4images © westphal+kosciuk

elevations images © westphal+kosciuk

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  • Conheço a casa!!!!! Linda com seus espaços agradaveis e todos os visuais da natureza foram altamente aproveitados. Muito clara e com uma planta muito criativa.

    Paulo e Marion says:
  • A casa é linda e de muito bom gosto! Parabéns!

    Malu says:
  • Impressionante! Excelente projeto e resultado.

    Leonardo says:
  • The composition of elements especially on the sever slope is very apropriat.congragulate.

    sima says:
  • Incredible work! Seems a very pleasant place.

    Vitor ISaia says:
  • Morar nessa casa, é tudo de bom!!

    Ligia says:
  • O projeto além de criativo, é ousado e inovador. Muitos detalhes foram considerados: iluminação, conforto térmico, meio ambiente e vista panorâmica.

    Diomar says:
  • I see with great joy the arrival of two young artists, as they are, conscious of their own personality. The volumes of their project are totally detached and free from stylistic ties. W&k are building on the foundations of a new scripture entirely personal and contemporaneous. The appraisal of their art is being confirmed beyond our frontiers with this international award. Amazing.

    Fred Emerson says:
  • É uma casa bacana sem dúvida, mais não percebi nenhum elevador, e não mostra os outros comodos, como por exemplo banheiros e quartos, será que foi projetada realmente para o futuro, isto é pensando na acessibilidade, espaço, pois percebi que por fora ela contém muitas escadas e o terreno é todo em declive, a casa se torna um apartamento de luxo, sem poder sair para o quintal, pois ficamos velhos não é mesmo.

    ivone says:
  • Fantástico. Realmente revolucionário e inovador. O autor do projeto está de parabéns.

    Luiz Guimarães says:
  • I had the opportunity to know the house in person.
    I can say that it is a gorgeous place! The project is very contemporary, spacious and bright!
    Congratulations! 🙂

    Leticia Avila says:
  • prezada ivone,
    o conceito exigido pelos clientes era mesmo de uma casa que se assemelhasse a um apartamento. o desejo por uma ampla área social, quartos reservados e um jardim de baixa manutenção fazia parte das premissas de projeto.
    a escolha do terreno foi iniciativa dos contratantes. o papel dos arquitetos foi criar um projeto que permitisse o uso da edificação por um casal com cerca de 60 anos, com maior conforto, sem a necessidade de subir e descer escadas o tempo todo. por isso as atividades principais ficaram concentradas em dois níveis.
    a casa possui um elevador para até 3 pessoas que fica no centro da caixa de escadas.
    este elevador acessa todos os níveis, que por sua vez são planos, sem desníveis internos.
    todas as portas possuem no mínimo 80cm de largura, o que permite livre circulação entre cada cômodo.
    a escada externa realmente não pode ser evitada, uma vez que há normas para movimentação de terra e não há espaço para rampas. essa escada funciona como um acesso de serviço e manutenção. o acesso ao quintal sem desníveis ficou restrito à lateral sudoeste da casa.
    isso tudo porque desejávamos mexer o mínimo na forma natural do terreno, que é muito íngreme.
    em virtude do grande desnível e da necessidade de contenção de terra, a parte posterior do quintal é acessada por uma escada, para fins de manutenção.

    wk arq says:
  • É uma casa linda, aconchegante e moderna. Parabéns ao Arquiteto Eduardo Westphal

    Maris Porath says:

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