Barra Residence by Studio Arthur Casas

Modern single household home situated in Rio de Janeiro, designed by Studio Arthur Casas.











Description by Studio Arthur Casas

This house in Barra da Tijuca is designed for a pair who sought Studio Arthur Casas with two particular calls for: to privilege the spectacular view of the ocean and to merge design to its assortment of artworks. From the start, the challenge was guided by the shoppers’ belief in our format proposal that built-in areas and framed the panorama. Certainly uncommon in a venture, it may be stated that what was executed right here corresponds to the preliminary sketches.

From the doorway corridor you’ll be able to see the Atlantic for the sliding glass door, with low items of furnishings and joinery to emphasise the continuity with the horizon. The sunshine-coloured limestone flooring and white partitions and ceiling permit the distinction with the ocean and the exhibited works, which embrace work by Adriana Varejao and Beatriz Milhazes. The social corridor, notably, works as an artwork gallery.

Doorways that slide utterly to the aspect permit uniting the lounge with the house theater and gourmand delicacies. A meals lover, the shopper requested for an open kitchen subsequent to the eating tables, with cellar and cupboards, to obtain buddies.

The furnishings was acquired in lots of vintage outlets and consists of a number of items, particularly from the Nineteen Fifties, because the Jorge Zalsupin bar and Oscar Niemeyer and Sergio Rodrigues armchairs, all current within the lounge. Combined with the classical items, modern gadgets of the Campana brothers or designed by Studio Arthur Casas, like Archipelago desk, make up the informal environment of the condominium that exposes a part of the nationwide design development of current many years. The materials developed particularly for the lounge carpet and cushions confer with the greenish hues of the ocean, bringing the outside inside.

The main bedroom, dealing with the ocean, is built-in into the toilet by a glass partition, permitting the view even from the bath. Two different suites have been designed for visitors and youngsters, with the potential for integrating a playroom. This system additionally consists of an workplace and spa, along with service areas.

The broad balconies that encompass the condominium embrace the panorama design of Renata Tilli, composed by giant terracotta planters, grouped to type a mass of vegetation, tailored to the ocean local weather.

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