Project: Terraville Apartment
Architects: AT Arquitetura
Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Space: 3,767 sq ft
Photos by: Marcelo Donadussi
Terraville Apartment by AT Arquitetura
The AT Arquitetura team has designed and accomplished the Terraville Apartment mission in a relaxed, isolated neighborhood in Porto Alegre in Brazil. The compose of this home is all about connecting the living dwelling to its natural environment which is why there could be a stone wall draping across the minimalist as a lot as the moment inner of the predicament. All the rooms inner this home apply a truly linear format. They provide privacy nevertheless also welcome social gatherings of any model.
From the architects: “The mission for this single household predicament positioned in a gated neighborhood south of Porto Alegre, Brazil, explores assorted suggestions and probabilities to join the dwelling to the declare and surrounding views, explores connections between living areas and courtyards, living areas to the lake ogle from the yard.
Floor ground houses social and restore areas. The rooms are organized in a linear format and a natural stone wall working from entrance to aid organizes the living areas going through north and the utilities areas going through south. This stone wall emphasizes the interplay inner/exterior sought on this home compose.
In the entrance launch car porch a Cobogó wall– a hollowed structural white ceramic element wall – separates it from an inner courtyard the set a puny and soft ipê amarelo tree (tabebuia alba) completes a scales of privacy filters from the semi non-public avenue to the living and dinning areas.
The higher ground locates the household areas of the dwelling, two bedrooms and a household room. This ground is also organized in a linear format and the north/south boundary is made by a corridor standing on high the stone wall, connecting all rooms, and environment aside the “closed home” from the north going through veranda.
Green roof helps to slack down the rain water in its technique to the lake and storage a water supply for the backyard. Green roof also affords very perfect thermal insulation, and, as most openings are going through north, the home is reasonably happy even within the original and cold days.”