Casa DP / GN Structure + Maresca Interiors
Textual content description supplied by the architects. A brand new pool home with visitor lodging was sought as an extension of the household residence. The place was situated inside a mature backyard and surrounded by unique indigenous vegetation which can be a part of the UNESCO conservation space of Trancoso within the municipality of Bahia – Brazil.
Initially, the realm occupied a small fishing city that was remoted from the remainder of Brazil till the Nineteen Seventies. In 1986, electrical energy was taken to components of town and even at this time, the each day life-style stays “delightfully not modernized”.
The mission’s strategy sought inspiration on this native vegetation, within the surrounding native structure, and in the necessity to work with the accessible assets. We have been impressed by the native life-style that was not pushed by “know-how” and consumerism. We needed to return to the “fundamentals”, to disconnect to reconnect with nature. The architectural response allowed a holistic strategy to reconnecting the consumer with nature. We needed structure to work with the panorama reasonably than adapt to it. The preserved mature backyard supplied a foothold for the brand new pool home to revolve round. The inside areas have been opened to develop into exterior rooms, merging with the backyard. The backyard has develop into the guts of the constructing. When considered from the principle home, the brand new pool home appeared like a backyard construction, perched gently on the bottom.
The footprint revolved across the backyard and the pool composed of two interconnected blocks, the ‘lounge’ and the” sleeping space ‘. Each blocks juxtaposed of their architectural type maintained a relentless visible reference to the backyard and the principle home. The housing construction runs alongside the non-public highway and as a continuation of the prevailing home consisting of a shallow sloping roof, responding to the native vernacular, which crosses the flat-roofed pavilion of the sleeping construction. Giant sliding panels 3.5 m excessive and 4 m huge for the residing space open the interior house to the pool terrace permitting the backyard to increase internally. The sleeping wing was wrapped in native eucalyptus sticks that harmonize its existence contained in the mature backyard, filtering the pure gentle by way of the facade, giving a sense of tranquility however sustaining the privateness of the skin.
The mission was constructed in the course of the present pandemic, which has proved difficult on many ranges. This, nonetheless, strengthened collaborative working strategies at the side of the contractor (Escala Nativa) from reverse ends of the world. The contractor embraced the spirit of the mission and along with his group delivered to the fore a really high-quality Brazilian handicraft.
The inside design was designed and developed by Maresca Interiors. Their strategy discovered a stability with structure, incorporating a way of place linked with native traditions. The furnishings was designed and produced by native artisans utilizing strictly native supplies. Artwork, a part of which comes from indigenous tribes within the Amazon and from native artists.