A sculptural staircase connects the three floors with the kitchen dining area and living space being housed on the ground level and a gorgeous study and wraparound terrace on the third floor.
A live-edge dining table brings textural contrast to a distinctly contemporary backdrop with wooden shelves adding inviting warmth. On the outside a 3000-square-foot terrace and rooftop retreat provides a private getaway that is visually connected with the smart home office inside.
Lighting is barely ever an issue during the day with a flood of natural sunlight making its way even into the lower floor while cozy ambient lighting supplemented by beautiful pendant lighting takes over at night. With a wonderful wooden deck large pool and other small niches life at House JJ is more about the outdoors than the comforts of the interior.
Damaged by fire this was revamped rejuvenated and given an entirely new ambiance by preserving some of the existing architectural features while effortlessly integrating them with contemporary ergonomics. The interior is infused with a sense of modern minimalism that seems inviting and full of originality.
A smart solution is often found in the form of a street façade that keeps away prying eyes while incorporating a rear section that opens up to the scenery that surrounds the house.
Concrete walls indoor green zones and décor that is simple and neutral ensure that the focus at this mesmerizing Brazilian home stays firmly on the scenic beauty that surrounds it. A perfect getaway that allows the homeowners to escape the constant rush of big city life and soak in nature’s ever-changing sights and sounds!
Some of us find our dream home in the small urban apartment that serves as a simple escape and a place to rest and relax in between all the hard work and partying. Others might prefer a magical escape that is nestled in the heart of unadulterated natural beauty and then there are those who are willing to take up the challenge of renovating an old discarded structure into a new house.