Louzada Home / Galeria 733
Textual content description supplied by the architects. Louzada Home was constructed on the south coast of Brazil, within the Maritime Condominium, in Tramandaí. The lot is surrounded by exuberant native vegetation on the north and west faces; within the south, an in depth lagoon could be seen on the horizon. Two elementary requests guided the design selections: that the home be actually non-public, not uncovered to the road, and that the views of the bushes and the lagoon be maximized.
To this finish, a proper technique was adopted that articulates two wings organized longitudinally on the bottom, containing, respectively, the social space, on the west, and the intimate space, on the east. Between the wings, there may be pedestrian entry: an axis ended by an inside backyard, the latter a sort of ambulatory that brings collectively the totally different social areas. A veranda types the northwest quadrant of the composition, diagonally extending the inside domains in relation to the bushes; the storage accommodates itself as a subtraction of the social wing, within the southwest nook. A small mezzanine is positioned on the higher ground, over the intimate space. Lastly, the terrace, over the social space, offers the enjoyment of an distinctive nature: the sky, the solar, the water, the inexperienced.
The predominance of obvious concrete and uncovered brick is deliberate in an effort to characterize a non-urban residence, a mix of the seaside home and nation home. On this context, utilizing pure wooden can be important to outline the everyday character of this sort of residence. Alternatively, such rusticity was tempered by the sophistication of sure inside finishes and the technological closing methods, installations, and air-con, guaranteeing consolation to residents as in the event that they had been within the metropolis.
Conceived like a human physique, this mission synthesizes the seek for concord between proportion, modulation, and molding (modénature), rules, and ancestral qualities of structure. The equivalence between the measures of its constituent parts – the proportion – is the reason for the plastic emotion that emanates from this home. The harmonic confrontation of the members with one another and of those with the entire – the modulation – is noticed within the composition of the facades: the north and south ones, analogous, are considerably intimate, and exhibit the forcefulness of the blind gables the place it’s hidden the roof; on the east one, physiognomic, the complete predominate over the empty, these being like parts of the face; in distinction, the west one is exuberant, open to the forest, the place the profusion takes sides. Lastly, the suitable plastic therapy of every ingredient itself – the molding (modénature) -in which the architect is a sculptor, guided every step within the composition course of.
Unequivocally modern, even so, Louzada Home is predicated on the custom of recent structure, for its formal, materials, and spatial references; a mission during which an try was made to materialize the harmonious alliance between human life, nature, and structure.