Patio Guapuruvu Home / Estudio Piloti Arquitetura
Textual content description offered by the architects. The location is situated at an altitude of 1250 meters within the Mantiqueira mountain vary within the municipality of Camanducaia, on a plot of land measuring 20,000m², with a slope in the direction of the north face. This orientation favors the position of the home, which opens as much as the views of the mountains and closes itself off from the chilly southern wind.
The undertaking stems from the concept of the courtyard. The structure of the home is organized into 3 blocks round this 10x10m courtyard: the principle home, the shed, and the visitor home with two items. Every quantity has unbiased entry, permitting for flexibility in varied actions. The courtyard serves as a gathering area, whether or not for every day agricultural actions (drying and sorting grains and greens) or for moments of relaxation, celebrations, or considering a bonfire below the starry sky.
The position of the home on an intermediate stage of the terrain permits for 2 “layers” of views. The closest preserved forest the place animals may be seen and heard, and the valley with a mountain within the background, the place adjustments within the panorama may be perceived: rain, wind, and solar.
The chosen building system prioritized pace and low value, in addition to ease of understanding for native builders. The rammed earth partitions had been executed by a specialised firm, supported by the uncovered concrete basis. The flooring (aside from the courtyard) are polished concrete on high of polystyrene panels for thermal insulation. The ceramic tiles on the courtyard flooring intention to evoke the coffee-drying areas of historic farms.
All through the day, the temperature varies enormously, with sizzling days and chilly nights even in the summertime. Aside from the shed, the chosen building system focuses on insulation and thermal inertia. For the principle home and visitors, the steel roof with insulation is supported by a glued laminated picket construction and 30 cm rammed earth partitions. For the shed, which serves as a instrument and laundry area, useful resource economic system was prioritized, utilizing panel slabs and uncovered concrete construction on standard masonry partitions, with closure utilizing native ceramic brick cobogós.
The sewage remedy system is ecological, utilizing an evapotranspiration basin with banana bushes that evaporate the water purified by micro organism. Rainwater is infiltrated again into the bottom to replenish the groundwater.
The whole undertaking was designed to reduce impression on the panorama, whether or not by way of the usage of excavated soil to construct the rammed earth partitions or the selection of sustainably sourced wooden. The simplicity of the supplies, left of their uncooked state, goals to save lots of assets and permits for a reconnection with the matter that composes the area.