Renovation and Enlargement of Casa Vila Mariana / entre escalas
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Situated in Vila Mariana, São Paulo, the townhouse had already undergone some current transformations. Along with the becoming a member of of two semi-detached homes to satisfy a home-studio program for a younger artist, the earlier renovation included structural reinforcements and enhancements to the kitchen, loos and laundry room.
The studio is now not in the home, and the brand new architectural venture proposes a greater integration of the home’s inside environments, restructuring and proposing new structural reinforcements for brand new openings and in addition creating new relationships between the inside and exterior of the home, in addition to permitting for higher pure lighting and air flow.
The courtyard was fully remodeled, receiving a brand new development that features a small swimming pool and laundry room on the higher ground. The adjoining quantity, seen from the lounge with its voids, folds and openings, kinds completely different spatialities. The staircase turns into an necessary architectural component.
The brand new quantity and the facet partitions of the home have been completed with mineral paint in pink tones and the swimming pool with pure inexperienced stone. There was experimentation within the chromatic subject, in addition to the presence of water and reflections because of the incidence of pure mild all through the day.
A brand new concrete planter was added to comprise the prevailing vegetation, the exuberant rib-of-damon, which remained resistant and intact all through the work.
On the higher ground of the primary quantity, the wall dividing the 2 entrance rooms was eliminated, making a single area for the couple’s bed room, together with new carpentry.
The stucco ceiling was demolished, including spaciousness to the room and revealing the constructing’s unique wood construction.
The venture resulted in particular interventions to the prevailing home, which was already inhabited, in addition to the development of an annex behind the plot.