Perched atop a steep hilly site in São Paulo makes the most of the unique position it occupies and ensures that the landscape around it ends up being the showstopper at this expansive and open contemporary residence.
On the inside it is ceiling panels handcrafted décor surfaces draped in wood and the presence of kawung pattern that give the home its distinct flavor. Blurring the boundary between the interior and the greenery outside the living area opens up towards the courtyard and the pool deck creating one large seamless family zone.
Vaulted roofs give the interior a distinct look with double-height spaces that flow into the relaxing garden outside. A confluence of comfort style and serenity the exterior of the residence clad in concrete wood and metal further accentuates its uniqueness and beauty.
The new homeowners of this post war two-story house wanted a contemporary interior that was breezy devoid of unnecessary partitions and featured a rear extension that offered additional living space. Scenario Architecture accomplished this by creating an open sitting area on the lower level with just a fireplace wall separating the reception area from the kitchen.
An absolute masterpiece that combines elements of traditional Javanese architecture and design with modern aesthetics and comfort this stunning private residence is nestled in the heart of one of the busiest cities of the world! This makes the even more special as one is left mesmerized by the green envelope that surrounds the home and its unique interior.
Smart eco-friendly design was one of the key constraints that shaped the house with every room of the house enjoying a connection with natural elements. Some of the existing trees on the lot were removed and relocated carefully to ensure that the impact of construction was minimal even as passive heating and cooling techniques reduce reliance on artificial sources. And binding this astounding fusion of styles textures and patterns is undoubtedly the at the heart of the house that steals the show!
But Patrick Jost found a way to still deliver what the homeowners wanted by simply providing a new rear living zone that extends into the backyard as well as a complete alteration of the original interiors that were dark dingy and inconvenient.