The house is supported by a mixed-logic structural design in which a bare concrete wall, on the leftmost side of the house, connects the many levels and organises the main stairway that links them all. The rest of the house’s structure is composed of a lightweight steel-framing, allowing for larger-than-average glazed areas.
Created in 1999 in São Paulo, Brazil, FGMF Arquitetos produces contemporary architecture, without restraints regarding the use of material and building techniques, seeking to explore the connection between architecture and its environment. In these few years of existence, we’ve had the opportunity to deal with a wide range of architectural scales and programs, what enhances our belief that, just as life itself, architecture ought to be plural, heterogeneous and dynamic. Our dedication and hard work led us to the satisfaction of receiving relevant national and international awards, among which some from the Instituto de Arquitetos do Brasil (IAB), Chicago Athenaeum, AIT, Living Steel, Editora Abril and Dedalo Minosse.
Designed by FGMF Arquitetos, Casa REX office is a very interesting workspace project in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Project description: When Casa REX, an important Brazilian design office, came to us looking for a reform of its new seat, the initial goal was to create a new identity for the physical space of the office, which […]