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The House with Sliding Glass Walls by Studio MK27


Sometimes the walls are just the barriers, closing and restricting us from the beautiful landscapes outside. This V4 House by Studio MK27 has been nominated for a prize in the 2012 World Architecture Festival for its extraordinary design with sliding glass walls. Located among the nature, this house in Sao Paolo (Brazil) has an open access to the private front garden and rear patio. Due to its construction the building appears as the premises merged with nature and as a result represents as a single garden. The floating staircase outside leads up to the rooftop terrace, where another relaxation area is situated. The most suitable material for the walls the timber was chosen and for ceiling – the concrete. The interior design and furnishing on the one hand attaches a modern and luxury appearance and on the other creates comfortable warm environment. The living room, kitchen and dining area have an open space, overlooking a beautiful garden. And even the bathroom has an access to the sights of garden and open sky. The V4 House is a perfect combination of beauty and convenience.
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“Chimney House” with Trees in São Paulo, Brazil

This house, located in São Paulo, is the most obvious example of reunification with nature, where the living space of the house is gradually transformed into the fauna of Brazilian forests. A cozy wooden patio with trees is a continuation of some rooms of the house. But the more remarkable in this house are the chimneys on the rooftop of varied shapes. There are some distinguishing chimneys on the rows of houses in the city of São Paulo, and this one is also one of them. Two-storied house has a living room, the kitchen, TV room and three bedrooms. The master bedroom on the second floor extends outward to a wooden-decked solarium. Here a ground fire can be used to cook a great bar-b-cue for guests or to light the house on a dark night. The architects of this “Chimney House” are a Studio MK27, Marcio Kogan.
Chimney House with Trees in São Paulo, Brazil
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Bahia House in Brazil by Studio MK27

This eco-friendly Bahia House located in Salvador and was designed by Studio MK27. The basic idea of this project is to keep cool in the hot Brazilian climate. For this purpose designers have used traditional techniques and materials, such as clay for the roof, wooden ceilings, sliding latticed wooden panels. The building is organized around a central patio to make natural ventilation in all the spaces possible and give beautiful view in a grassed garden. This idea of home is very unusual nowadays, because there is no modern technology in Bahia House. But the result is a contemporary house, where dwellers will feel comfortable despite the hot, shiny climate.

Bahia House in Brazil by Studio MK27

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