Immersed in a beautiful natural setting, the Casa en Praia Preta project is the result of a complete renovation conducted by the team at studio Nitsche Arquitetos Associados in Sao Sebastiao, Brazil.
The one level family residence takes in the surrounding landscape and presents an unobtrusive design. The architects explain: “We deemed conceptually important that the brickwork walls and the opaque elements should be distributed perpendicularly to the beach, so as to provide transparency and fluidity to the building (and let winds, light and views in). Mobile and transparent closing elements are distributed parallel to the beach and have been designed in order to provide maximum aperture. In the veranda, sliding doors running on independent rails may be all withdrawn toward outside the house perimeter; in the rooms, sliding doors and rolling Venetian blinds allow of light and ventilation to enter.” Joined together into a single, generous space, the living zones act as the core of the project. Cozy furniture arrangements and friendly materials make this beach house highly welcoming.