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House 53 by Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 Marcio Kogan

House 53 was conceived as a wood and mortar monolithic block with another concrete and glass volume upon it. Due to the ground’s small front and volumetry, the box’s two edges had to make the most of light’s entrance, which explains the large windows. It was also desirable that these windows would make it possible to darken the internal environment whenever needed.

The house’s inferior volume, which comprises the living room on the first floor, and the bedrooms on the second floor, is a glass box with wooden brises that open as folding doors. The rooms’ front and back facades were designed to be completely closed or opened.

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House 53, São Paulo, Brazil, by Marcio Kogan
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