Carbon Residence / CoDA arquitetos
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The couple got here to the workplace in search of a renovation venture of their condominium positioned in Asa Norte, Brasília. Once they obtained in contact with CoDA, they had been dwelling in Jakarta, Indonesia, and the workplace’s largest problem was to adapt the method to the wants of a distant shopper, akin to adapting the time zone and documenting the development by video.
Positively, this particularity of the house owners led the venture to the cosmopolitan and worldwide ambiance of the condominium, which seeks to replicate all of the cities during which they’ve lived in recent times overseas. The technique adopted was to face structure as a background, with impartial colours, to spotlight all of the furnishings and objects they acquired on travels, and nonetheless transmit their character.
The principle demand was the annexation of the social areas of the condominium with the kitchen, to offer ample house to ask family and friends. For this objective, a concrete bench was created from one finish of the room to the opposite, to extend the variety of seats by the window and permit a wider and extra versatile structure within the central a part of the room, which will be tailored relying on the wants.
The kitchen was additionally prolonged by eradicating the service room and naturally illuminated by the wired glass body that separates it from the laundry, which additionally permits mild to enter the social space even with the door and home windows closed. The venture additionally targeted on the redistribution of moist areas to create a bathroom, along with the present loos.
In distinction to the impartial colours talked about, the textures of the supplies are highlighted on this venture, bringing sophistication to the small print delicately. Within the kitchen, the nice protagonist is the Hitam volcanic stone, initially from Indonesia, which along with the São Gabriel granite counter tops, graphite joinery, and darkish grey ground, type the three darkish planes of the atmosphere, contrasting with the plaster ceiling.
In opposition to the kitchen, the lounge reverses the logic of colours and divulges the large slab of concrete and beams within the higher aircraft of the atmosphere. White partitions and unique parquet flooring complement the room’s impartial aesthetic, whereas nonetheless highlighting the genuine textures of supplies.