In a region in full renovation, on the border of the Itaim Bibi neighborhood, is located this 90 sqm apartment with an imposing double height living room. The project, made for a young couple of owners, is the result of a combination of design pieces signed with exclusive tailor-madecreations.

Apartment Mario Ferraz
Architect: LVPN Arquitetura
Team: Alfredo RossoniLuvison,InèsPoncet, Carolina Metzger
Location: Itaim Bibi – São Paulo
Year: 2017
Area: 90 m²
Photography: Estúdio Flagrante

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The concept highlights and values the use of noble materials such as leather, oak floors and Greek marble, but has also developed solutions to make this apartment unique, seeking in French leather goods and especially in the equestrian environment the references to compose and animate the interior of this apartment. As an example, the wine cellarde signed exclusively by the young couple, composed of a metallic structure and leather straps, reminiscent of horse harnesses. In the main room, with a double ceiling of 5m, a wall panel designed by the architects was installed, in cement, proper to the urban universe of São Paulo, which gains elegance by being composed of geometric shapes connected by gold metallic profiles.

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One of the suites and the kitchen have been integrated into the living room to create a unique and widespace: the suite bathroom has become a guest toilet and the bedroom will now beused as a home office and home theater.

In the center, conecting all the spaces, the kitchen island with the cook top puts the chefatthe focus of attention.

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The French-Brazilian agency was able to gather and integrate great names and brands of Brazilian furniture design, such as Jader Almeida, Marcelo Ligieriand studio Bola, while the house hold appliances chosen are the result of the collaboration between Philippe Starck & Gorenje.

LVPN Architecture

InèsPoncetand Alfredo Luvison created the agency  LVPN Architecture in january 2016. Based in São Pau­lo,it has an extension in Porto Alegre, South Brazil.

The french-brazilian duo share an academic and professional background on both continents and a passion for research, ranging from urban scale to object design.

They apply the research process across different universes to design unique, functional and original solutions in their architectural projects.

LVPN wants to renew the architectural proposals by enriching them with arts and sciences applied to spaces.


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