Specially engineered laser-cut fins on each of these metallic walls allow the homeowners to wall-mount shelves and accessories with ease. While the lower level of the expansive residence features the master suite along with guest rooms and a beautiful hall the top level houses the living space kitchen dining room a home bar and a spacious deck area opening toward the distant ocean.
After plenty of searching Alex found a quiet piece of land surrounded by natural canopy in the hills of the São Conrado neighborhood. Architect Arthur Casas soon brought to life the perfect residence that Alex had always envisioned while elevating it to a whole new level with the wonderful use of semi-minimal aesthetics and a daring blend of textures. The lavish pool outside and the exquisite deck space overlooking the vibrant coast of Rio and the ocean are the true focal points of this
The exterior of the home adds to this appeal with a landscape that aims to bring a touch of the Far East while the dark roof seems to mimic the Japanese style in an ‘ever so subtle’ fashion. With four bedrooms two bathrooms and a separate children’s wing this home seems like an absolute bargain at.
The two antennas that contain the outdoor lights for the pool deck give the impression of twin military tanks mounted on top of the building from a distance! The penthouse itself is completely different from the building below it in terms of both its skin and interior giving it a sense of exclusivity.
Inspiration comes in a multitude of sizes shapes and styles and you do not always need millions of dollars to find that tranquil inspiring refuge. While we already looked at one such soothing home today this simple and in the woods explores an entirely different direction.
The result though is an innovative home that borrows from the architectural principles of Mid-Century Modern design to steal the show with its distinct façade and breezy interiors. A cheerful welcomes you into the house that features an ergonomic open-plan living space.
Folded light gauge metal sheets not only added additional strength to the walls but also ensured that the prefab additions did not disturb the aesthetics of the house. With an ability to withstand high-speed hurricane winds these lightweight metallic panels also let in ample natural ventilation thanks to their perforated design.