After the recently concluded football world cup few people need an introduction to the amazing sights and sounds that the city of holds. Not that we needed the event to really showcase the amazing diversity of Brazil and its bright and brilliant nightlife.
Since the architects could not use burglar bars for the façade a unique and inspiring metallic frame was designed that also doubles as an artistic addition. Combining stone glass and metal in an extravagant and ingenious manner the house stands tall as an inspiring work that blends
The shell of the historic structure was largely preserved while the interior was revamped completely to fashion a sleek contemporary residence that is spread across four opulent levels and 4500 square feet. An interesting foyer area welcomes you home and leads to the wooden staircase that was crafted using the timber beams of the previous structure. Exposed brick wall additions in different rooms bring textural contrast to the home while reminding the owners of its storied past.
With a glass entry pavilion that comes alive after sunset thanks to brilliant lighting and a refreshing pool area with a spacious deck this is a home that facilitates the seamless transition between the indoors and the landscape outside.
Most often the lofts and apartments that we come across in tend to have either a typical Soho style borrowed from New York or a touch of industrial charm that is so unique to the city. But this remarkable penthouse dubbed the ‘Elysium’ floors you with a more.
A large skylight and indoor courtyard ensure that there is ample natural ventilation while the grass lawn on the second floor terrace and an imaginative koi pond give it a touch of playfulness and color. Colorful wall art sophisticated decor additions fully glazed back walls and the wooden and steel accents usher in a multitude of textures to create a visually enchanting home. Complete with a hip that utilizes the vertical space in the double-height room a high-speed elevator and parking space for 3 cars this revamped townhouse perfectly complements the fast-paced glam !
But it sure once again reminded us of the captivating beauty that the country holds. the host of a Brazilian television show was always smitten by the charm of Rio and wanted a mesmerizing yet secluded retreat in the city that offered him the best possible view of the ocean in the distance. And the thrilling offers precisely that and a whole lot more!