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Terra House // Bernardes Arquitetura

Itaipava, Petrópolis, RJ, Brazil

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Casa Terra arises from the intercalation of parallel walls made of pigmented concrete that are perpendicular to its central circulation axis.

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The articulation between these components generates spaces while defining residential functions and creating patios that open to the main garden.

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The closure between the vertical (walls) and horizontal (slabs and floor) planes is made with large glass panels that dilute the visual boundaries between the house and the landscape.

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The route along the central circulation reveals a succession of openings and closures while offering constant visual contact with the exterior..

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