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15 May 2014
Maranhão Apartment in Sao Paolo
Architect: Flavio Castro
House in Higienópolis, Guarujá, SP, Brazil
The biggest challenge was the conversion of a family apartment compartmented into an apartment for a young single advertiser, and retrofitting existing securities repaginating brought from other apartment.
The meticulous work respected the memories impregnated in certain parts and introduced new elements from the new intentions. The living room, television room and kitchen have become part of a single space through the demolition of walls and removal of the toilet (schedule attached)
Shelves specifically emphasize the horizontality of the space and serve as a shield for design pieces. A large gallery of Corten steel is the element delimiter between social and intimate, camouflaging access that is done through a pivoting door.
The original structure was exposed and the materials are shown with sincerity. The concrete, glass and steel combine a sober color palette and contrast with some pieces that give identity to the flexible space.
Maranhão Apartment in Sao Paolo – Building Information
Location: Higienópolis, SP, Brazil
Area project: 87m²
Total area: 151m²
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