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Stone, wooden and concrete characteristic in RMK Arquitetura’s Casa Pampas

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RMK Arquitetura has accomplished a residence within the southern plains of Brazil utilizing stone, concrete, and wooden to surround the residing areas.

Casa Pampas is called after the low-lying grassy plains that characterise the area. The Pampas cowl a lot of Argentina, Uruguay, and the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, the place the mission is situated.

Casa Pampas has an exterior outlined by stone and concrete

“Casa Pampa proposes a dialogue between the assembly of southern and tropical cultures,” mentioned RMK Arquitetura, an structure studio based mostly within the metropolis of Pelotas.

The house is supposed to accommodate the large seasonal temperature swings that happen within the Pampas, whereas additionally reflecting the tropical climates which might be present in the remainder of Brazil.

RMK Arquitetura house
RMK Arquitetura designed the home in Brazil

The property can also be situated in Pelotas, inside a residential improvement named Condomínio Charqueadas.

The house’s massing is made up of a number of volumes which might be organised in accordance with their perform. The central portion of the house – which incorporates the communal areas – is clad in concrete.

Swimming pool
The swimming pool could be seen from the entrance door

A stone wall marks the doorway to the house, working parallel to the entrance door and separating it from the driveway.

Visually, this wall extends in direction of the property’s beneficiant yard. Guests coming into the house can see straight in direction of the terrace and swimming pool from the entrance door.

RMK Arquitetura interior
A picket staircase results in the research

A wood-lined staircase leads as much as a research, which has a smaller footprint than the bottom flooring.

This space can also be accessible by way of an exterior staircase that goes to the yard and enjoys vantages of your complete lot from its elevated place.

Concrete staircase
An exterior staircase was additionally included

The 416 square-metre residence’s three bedrooms are situated in a separate quantity linked to the principle home by a hall. The first bed room overlooks the backyard, whereas the 2 others face the road.

This wood-clad quantity is fronted by operable shutters, which the architects defined assist preserve the interiors heat in the course of the winter.

Bedroom by RMK Arquitetura
Three bedrooms characteristic inside

“The constructed kind proposes opaque volumes, product of stone, concrete and wooden, which act as cores protected against the chilly of the winter months,” mentioned RMK Aquitetura.

“On the similar time, glazed areas, protected by balconies in Corten metal and wooden, enable each the seize of the solar for the chilly months, in addition to shaded areas for integration with the skin and safety from the extreme warmth of the new months,” the studio added.

Most of the exterior materials selections are additionally mirrored within the interiors. Inside the communal areas, polished concrete flooring and picket accents lend the house a refined palette.

The circulation space between the bedrooms and communal areas is flanked on both facet by lush courtyards, which had been designed by native panorama designer Inflorescência Paisagismo.

Polished concrete floors
Polished concrete flooring outline the communal areas

“The vastness of the Pampas is expressed within the inside patios that permeate the paths between the intimate space and the social areas,” mentioned RMK Arquitetura.

Different properties in Brazil which might be designed to adapt to the nation’s numerous ecosystems embody a rammed-earth house by Studio Guilherme Torres and a house raised on stilts throughout the rainforest by Studio MK27.

The images is by Roberta Gewehr.


Mission credit:

RMK Arquitetura crew: Otávio Riemke, Juliana Frio
Panorama design: Inflorescência Paisagismo
Interiors: Canto Arquitetos
Construction: Platão Alves Tavares da Fonseca
Builder: RF Lucas



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