Adding to the planet-friendly features here is a passive heating and cooling system and cross ventilation that maintains moderate temperatures indoors along with bringing in a flood of natural light.
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.
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.
The weathered and metallic appeal of the Cor-Ten Steel façade does give the lovely residence a uniqueness that draws your attention instantly even as the rest of the house embraces a far more familiar contemporary style.
Moving away from the more predictable style of contemporary apartments in the Tribeca and SoHo neighborhoods this gorgeous and distinct delights you with a bold use of color graphic prints custom furniture and a chic-contemporary ambiance.
Creating an open living space connected with the garden was one of the key requirements of the clients and by using sliding glass doors this is accomplished with effortless ease. The high ceiling and an internal courtyard provide this space with ample natural light and pops of bright color and the garden landscape gives it a vibrant and cheerful appeal.
Cabinetry in mahogany extends through the kitchen dining room and living area on the lower level and seems to connect the interior visually even as a private central courtyard provides a much needed escape and party zone.