We were invited to design a concept house for the new residential condominium Real Park. We chose right away a lot that is our expertise: Declive.

Studio Name: Ar:Co – Arquitetura Cooperativa
Design Team: Frederico Zanelato and Sergio Faraulo
Area: 255.30m²
Year: 2021
Location: Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo – Brazil.
Photography Credits: Ar:Co – Arquitetura Cooperativa

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To many a sloping lot sounds complicated and expensive to build. Our RP21 house comes to demystify this prerogative, showing that with a good project it is possible to build on slopes without difficulties and with economy of means.

Taking into account the geographical position of the chosen lot, prevailing winds and insolation and the original topography of the lot, we decided to distribute the needs program on two floors and the car shelter on an intermediate floor.

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The chosen implantation creates unique spaces full of sensations, the arrival takes place through a ramp/walkway that accesses the social and leisure area that is integrated and visually connects with the forest reserve at the bottom of the lot.

The upper floor works as this large social and leisure area that integrates, we worked with three different levels providing different heights of ceiling height resulting in different sensations depending on the point of view. Living room with balcony and private garden with privileged views and large spans in glass, open kitchen integrated to the outside area for ease of use and an elevated swimming pool with an infinity bottom overlooking the forest.

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The lower floor houses the intimate area of the house, three comfortable suites and the service area with direct access outside the house.

The concept of sustainability is present throughout the project, the slope of the roof was designed to receive photovoltaic panels, the project consists of a cistern for storing rainwater and all materials consciously thought out.


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