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Anastasia Architects is Responsible for This House in Belo Horizonte

By: Vasiliki Marapas - Published: Jul 12, 2014 • References: anastasiaarquitetos.br and contemporist
Anastasia Architects designed this house in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Located in a residential neighborhood, this 370-meter home is allocated over over two levels. The architects sought to integrate the interior and exterior of the home as seamlessly as possible by playing with traditional boundaries and amplifying the space by width. The home is nearly void of transitional or crossing spaces; for instance, the entrance hall was left out for greater visual continuity through the home.

The home features large doors situated in the facade, as well as matted glass locking, which improves the thermal insulation of the home. Glass also covers a concrete pergola. The glass presence throughout the home ensures that the house is flooded with natural light, yet manages to avoid the heat accrued from excessive sunlight.