* Residential Architecture: Loft Bauhaus by Ana Paula Barros
Posted by the editors on Saturday, 9 June 2012
Residential Architecture: Loft Bauhaus by Ana Paula Barros: “.. inspired Modernism inspires Ana Paula Barros in the loft project, the environment of 160m ², honors the Brazilian architecture where you can find elements of the Bauhaus combined with the Brazilian modernism of Oscar Niemeyer and Lucio Costa..Inspired by the famous Farnsworth House by Mies Van der Rohe, the project explores four of the five points of modern architecture: open plan, pilotis, free facade and ribbon windows. Despite the straight lines and clean architecture presented in the design, organic and natural elements like stone, iron and wood, which are a constant in the work of Ana Paula, provide warmth and cosines, essential elements for a house and, especially, to live..The concern with sustainability is a constant in this project. In the hot and humid climate of Brazil the house is suspended of the ground and also has upper ventilation, a feature that helps thermal comfort..” Extensive glazing, stone, natural light, nature, sustainability, chic interiors, indoor/outdoor sensibility..
image: © Edgard Cézar; article: Gaete , Javier . “Loft Bauhaus / Ana Paula Barros” 08 Jun 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/242273>