With a privileged location, the Por do Sol house is next to the famous Por do Sol square, a scene that has been widely acclaimed for exercising the function of a gazebo, being one of the favorite places of paulistas to admire the sunset. Located in the Alto de Pinheiros district, Casa Por do Sol is a single-family house designed to house a couple and their two daughters.
The building for the headquarters of this law firm that works with the renewable energy sector reuses the partially demolished concrete structure of an existing house. The project used a metallic structure and steel deck slabs to expand by 50% the area of the existing construction through additions and “grafts” of parts that were used even in the reinforcement needed to remove pillars from the original concrete structure.
The young couple with a little girl searched the office to help renovate their new apartment. The family’s proposal was to modernize the space, the new program would not need the service room, nor one of the original 3 bedrooms, but it should include a suite, a home office space and a more social kitchen.
The New Headquarters and Warehouse of the company Aníbal Cristina is located in Pousos, Leiria, near the access to the A1 highway. The site has a total area of 53.589,00 m2, is inserted in an elongated register with an approximate length of 720,00m and variable width from 12 to 150m, with its largest dimension being south-west/northeast oriented.
In Santana de Parnaíba, a city 40 kilometers away from São Paulo downtown, is the condominium where this residence was built. The plot with 1,850 square meters and approximately 6 meters of unevenness accommodated the house with 1,750 square meters of built area distributed over three floors. The L-shaped design and one of the diagonal wings has a steel frame and stone closures on the south face (opaque) and frames and brises on the north face (translucent).
Formalized as a geometric and abstract city, built by large yellow cubes, the Nadir Afonso Temporary Museum is an open and fluid space that seeks to create numerous visual and conceptual relationships with the work of the abstractionist artist and Portuguese architect.
The house was built on an urban plot of 324 m². In a city with severe drainage problems, we chose to leave 1/3 of the land permeable. For this, the house, formed by four main volumes connected by the stairwell, was verticalized to configure free areas with different shapes, orientations, and heights that visually integrate with the city, observing the street and the surroundings.
In the project of Casa Porto da Lagoa we used a linear architecture, with large spaces on the ground floor and lots of light, as the clients wanted.
The F35 house was designed for a small family with a busy social life. The project’s challenge was to start with a structure that already existed and with the limits in the terrain setbacks. Therefore, the project was arranged as follows: on the ground floor is the social part of the house (living room, dining room, gourmet area, and spa), with the possibility of integration with the outside of the pool, and a more technical area (kitchen, laundry, swimming pool and locker room) to support the household’s routine.
Project for a new rooftop in an existing building on the edge of the elevated road, called Minhocão by their citizens, potential elevated linear park in the center of São Paulo.