* Residential Architecture: Brick House by Marcio Kogan
Posted by the editors on Monday, 23 April 2012
Residential Architecture: Brick House by Marcio Kogan: “..The house is named after the bricks that were taken from demolitions. The aged recycled blocks give a more rustic and more robust appearance than new products and the history is impregnated in the material even before the house is used. Besides the concerns relative to environmental comfort, ever-present in the history of modern Brazilian architecture, such as the use of terraces to shade glass facades and sun protection with brises, the little brick house incorporates more technological precepts, such as solar energy panels arranged on the roof..” Extensive glazing, privacy, contextual and textural sensibility; an excellent yet atypical project by the international Brazilian star architect, Marcio Kogan..
image: © Nelson Kon; article: Saieh , Nico . “Brick House / Marcio Kogan” 29 Aug 2010. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/74999>