Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas

Category: Houses Published on 31 Jan, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,
Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas

Brazilian firm Studio Arthur Casas has recently completed Casa K, a unique dwelling ‘dressed’ by golden metal panels, for a young couple with children in Sao Paolo. The division of the space proposed is quite simple: garage, service area and home theater in the basement, kitchen, dining and living room on the ground floor and bedrooms on the first floor.

To dress the house, architects and client have chosen singular perforated metal panels, with a pattern based on the photograph of a leaf. In this way the proximity of the neighbours becomes less oppressive and the spaces create an interesting relation with the variations of the sun.

On one hand the panels filter the light and the sights; on the other hand a patio to bring light to the basement and a slit above the stairs to illuminate the vertical garden were created. The master bedroom has a generous opening towards the backyard, where the landscape creates a small oasis within the city. A water basin intensifies the sensation of openness in the garden.

Sliding doors allow different modulations between the dining room, corridor and pantry, bringing flexibility to the house. In the living room large glass windows slide to integrate the space with the garden. The Studio has designed some of the furniture, adapting objects from the 50’s inherited by the client.

Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas Casa K by Studio Arthur Casas

STUDIO ARTHUR CASAS – Casa K from Studio Arthur Casas on Vimeo.

images © Fernando Guerra

Recommended:

Santa Monica Residence by Jendretzki
Atriumhaus Händelallee by bfs design
Papabubble by Schemata Architects @ Daimaru Tokyo
Villa Midgård by DAPstockholm
Nest, the Ecologic Pavilion In Alsace by Studio 1984
Isbjerget apartment building in Aarhus by seARCH, JDS, Louis Paillard and CEBRA
House in Sayo by Fujiwaramuro Architects
OLS House by Jurgen Mayer H. architects
Coach House in Breukelen by Zecc Architects + BYTR architects
Loop Kindergarten SAKO Architects
Loft Space in Camden by Craft Design
St Pancras Penthouse Apartment by Thomas Griem of TG-Studio
Voila House by Fabian Tan Architect
Urban Shelter in Madrid by MYCC
Studio Hermes in Bucharest by Corvin Cristian
Lake Cottage by UUfie
Ao Studio by Keiji Ashizawa Design
Atelierhouse by Harry Thaler for contemporary art museum Museion
Johnston Marklee's Vault House, California
Camarim Arquitectos extended a Lisbon apartment to include a Turkish bath

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


nine + 5 =

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

 

Submit Your Work