Home in Caxias / João Caetano Arquitetura
Textual content description supplied by the architects. The home is constructed as a part of a indifferent housing masterplan with set parameters for max constructed space, variety of storeys and offset distances to the boundary. The plot offered a troublesome form and a pronounced slope with the extra problem of the bigger backyard space and the nicer views dealing with in direction of North. An present mature pine tree subsequent to the highway marks the plot.
The home faces away from the road, its partitions extending past the quantity of the house to display screen the residing areas from the neighbouring plots. The grounds are densely planted which can intensify the sensation of privateness over time. Vegetation and development alternate and steadiness one another – bushes concealing the development and tree tops peering behind partitions. The primary ground is about again from the pine tree cover. The home is pink in distinction with the greenery surrounding it.
Given the accentuated slope of the terrain the basement stage (storage, storage and plant areas), along with the swimming pool terrace, act as a strong plinth that receives the higher flooring. On the bottom ground the residing space opens up concurrently to the North in direction of the swimming pool and the views and to the South to an enclosed landscaped patio that screens direct views from the road, thus addressing the orientation problem between views and optimum photo voltaic publicity.
Coming into the home, the closed exterior frontage is straight away countered by open views to the courtyard and to the northern terrace and wider views past. The vegetation within the patio is exuberant and luxurious with a profusion of flowers, colors and smells that invade the inside in springtime. The south dealing with patio and the swimming pool northern terrace come along with the inside to create a steady large house for casual use and leisure.
On the primary ground the bedrooms benefit from the southern orientation. The home windows are beneficiant in dimension while offering a way of seclusion with excessive sills, and strong shutters enable a regulated relationship with the surface.