This modern summerhouse near São Paulo was built for a couple with three grown-up daughters. It had to conciliate the dichotomy between framing astonishing views to a golf course and woods towards the dark south and seeking abundant light on the street side, towards north.
Studio Arthur Casas
Graduated from São Paulo’s Mackenzie University in 1983, Arthur Casas is an architect and urban planner whose work has been appraised in Brazil for over two decades. Through a casual, yet elegant, vocabulary he rescues the innovative tradition of Brazilian Modernism. He built his career starting with interior and product design, gradually incorporating larger commissions. One of his strongest characteristics is to constantly reinvent his work through an intense dialogue with his team, guided by the qualities that gave his projects broad recognition.
"From our offices in São Paulo and New York, our team works in simultaneous projects in several countries. Our increasing presence abroad includes built works in Tokyo, Paris and New York, or under construction, such as apartments, restaurants and private residences in China, Mexico, Uruguay and the United States."
DS House project by Studio Arthur Casas is a large renovation of a house designed in the eighties by Italian-Brazilian architect Ugo di Pace. From the architect: The client, whose grown-up children left the family home, aimed for functionality and further integration between spaces now inhabited only by a couple. The volume of the house occupied almost […]
This ground floor apartment has been renovated and transformed by Studio Arthur Casas in a comfortable house, located near Central Park, in Manhattan, NY. Description by Arthur Casas: Built in 1910, this ground floor apartment with garden, located near Central Park, undergone a complete renovation that transformed dark compartmented spaces into an open and luminous […]