A Brutalist-inspired house designed for a particular family, even when one always creates a project suitable to anyone. Tending to be more feminine than masculine, the house embraces a 50-year-old fruit tree (a Jabuticabeira) at the center of the plot.
UNA Arquitetos, founded in 1996, is an association of architects graduated from the Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da Universidade de São Paulo (School of Architecture and Urbanism of the São Paulo University) - USP. Since its formation it has developed projects in different scales and programs like equipments for public transportation as well as urban projects such as cultural centers, schools, commercial buildings and residences. Una has chosen to work in association with engineering firms and consultants, thus assuring a space for a comprehensive and multidisciplinary discussion with focus in architecture and urbanism.
Mantiqueira House is a private residence designed by Una Arquitetos, an association of architects formed in 1996 by the Architecture and Urbanism College, University of São Paulo. The house is built on top of Mantiqueira, a 500 km mountain range that crosses the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro. Its site […]