Positioned in the midst of the Atlantic Forest in Guarujá, Brazil, the LAB Home was designed by Studio Arthur Casas in 2022.
Conceived on a plot of land with sea view in the midst of the Atlantic Forest, this residence was deliberate in order that it might appear to glide over the vegetation, positioning itself as a large observatory of the ocean. To execute this concept, steel fins lined in wooden had been used, 4 meters excessive and supported by an “L” formed steel construction, mounted to the concrete beams on the façade.
In parallel, it was crucial to arrange this system in a means that the bedrooms could be situated on the decrease ground, with massive home windows and balconies overlooking the forest. Organized in two sub-levels, the primary degree accommodates the visitor suite and workplace, whereas the second degree was reserved for the opposite suites. Underneath this space are the wellness and rest areas, such because the spa, sauna, and health club. Within the intermediate ground, put in on the top of the treetops, the social space with front room built-in to the gourmand space and terrace with swimming pool reinforces the sensation of immersion in nature. The higher ground harbors a balcony designed to supply a 180 diploma view of the ocean and a breeze that mixes the ocean breeze with the freshness of the vegetation.
Pure stone, together with all of the irregular protecting of the façade, and wooden compose a materiality in concord with the panorama the place it’s inserted and, on the identical time, a counterpoint to the encompassing inexperienced massif. Within the interiors, a lot of the furnishings is by Arthur Casas, such because the fusca couch, quilombo desk, and the espresso desk sq.
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– by Matt Watts