Working around unique constraints presented by rugged landscape often brings the very best in architects and results in homes that reimagine conventional design. The irregular shape and sloped terrain of a corner lot in Bragança Paulista meant that Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados had to create an innovative home plan that overcame spatial and aesthetic hurdles.
Think of home design and it is form followed by functionality that comes to mind instantly. For some reason this has become the norm globally. Very rarely do people venture beyond these two parameters and seriously ponder over acoustics.
It is barely a surprise then that this Aussie family wanted a similar functional kitchen that offered a gathering spot for everyone even while opening up towards the pool and deck outside. It is Dan Gayfer Design who transformed the by giving the house a new kitchen ensuite bathroom and cabinetry.
Offering a window into the New Forest National Park and surrounded by lush green vegetation and beautiful fruit trees the is a holiday home that well and truly takes you into the lap of nature at its unadulterated best.
Box-type corner windows add another layer of intrigue and create micro-environments within each room. Apart from bringing in natural light each of these windows was specifically crafted to maximize the view on offer while offering top-notch insulation