With steel mesh panels obtained from old security and fencing solar water heating and passive design principles the innovative residence does the best it can to. On the inside a double-volume living area with a butterfly roof is the heart of the house and leads into an expansive terraced patio with an alfresco dining space and lovely views.
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.
The lower level of the custom designed residence houses the home office laundry a spacious entertaining room for the entire family and a smart home gym. Connected with the Zen-style backyard outside a cedar-lined alfresco area links the interior with the expansive pool deck.
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.
Since Alex wanted his interior to feature the exact stone color as the Western Wall in Jerusalem the architect carefully incorporated this feature while adding wood and glass to lend visual balance. The living area is connected with the deck outside in an effortless manner and the cozy private bedrooms offer unabated views of the waves in the distance. Much like everything else in Rio this remarkable home comes alive once the sun sets as it offers some breathtaking views of Rio at its dazzling best!
Twin double-sized bedrooms complete this level while a refreshing pool and a stunning water feature make the landscape outside as appealing as the opulent indoors. Continuing this smart blend of contemporary grandeur and tranquil elegance is the top level with an open-plan living area.
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.