Liquid Home / Luiz Pataro

Liquid Home / Luiz Pataro

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Exterior Photography, Facade

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Facade

Textual content description offered by the architects. Casa Líquida (Liquid Home) is the title of the creative residency conceived by Julia Feldens within the metropolis of São Paulo. Since 2015, Julia and her two youngsters have shared their house within the Sumaré neighborhood with artists who use the area for experimentation and communal residing. The undertaking goals to problem the standard notions of the home area, normally seen as an intimate and personal place, and as an alternative remodel it right into a sphere of integration, coexistence, and collective creation. To this point, over 2,000 artists have stayed on the residence. 

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Exterior Photography, Facade
Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Closet

The renovation targeted on a home adjoining to the unique dwelling, acquired to function an annex to the creative residence. The brand new constructing expands the unique proposal when it comes to area and potential, offering new workspaces, rehearsal rooms, and social areas, in addition to studios and suites for resident artists.  

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Stairs, Beam
Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography

A placing function of the intervention is the addition of a rigorously juxtaposed metallic construction to the unique Nineteen Sixties home. This construction creates a brand new pathway all through the residence, connecting and organizing the completely different areas. On the bottom flooring, studios, a kitchen, and a rehearsal room are interconnected whereas additionally opening as much as the patio by the metallic gallery. This structure supplies flexibility and dynamism to the areas, permitting them to adapt to the residents’ various wants. Going up the exterior staircase, one other, extra intimate gallery results in the 4 suites. 

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Beam, Arch
Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Facade, Beam

The galleries type two lengthy balconies that act as transitional areas between the brand new residence and the interior courtyard of the lot. This strategy performs with the basic notion of the hall as a mere passage and transforms it into a flexible area with huge potential to be used and social interplay. The annex and the previous constructing interact in a dialogue, reinforcing the collective essence of the residence and granting the central patio outstanding prominence, increasing its potential for each day life and festive events. 

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Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Windows, Beam

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Beam

The balconies culminate in two new areas created by the metallic skeleton: the rehearsal room on the bottom flooring and the terrace on the primary flooring. These two new areas are linked by a second staircase, selling fluid and built-in expertise all through the development. In addition they open up in the back of the lot, establishing a powerful relationship with the backyard. Within the rehearsal room, this connection is amplified by clear glass home windows that, when opened, permit for full integration with the surface space.

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Facade, Windows, Garden, Courtyard, Beam
Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Exterior Photography, Facade, Garden, Deck, Patio, Courtyard
Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Exterior Photography

The usage of curtains performed a central function in defining the areas. Within the studios, they’re used to divide the world amongst completely different artists or unify it, creating a bigger studio. Within the rehearsal room, they permit for the varied actions that happen in that area. The exterior curtains body the view and play with the idea of a room and not using a roof, whereas additionally softening the rigidity of the metallic construction. 

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Door, Windows, Facade, Stairs, Courtyard, Patio
Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Windows, Facade

One other facet of the undertaking price mentioning is how the completely different ranges of the lot had been used to boost and encourage actions throughout the building. Benefiting from the peak distinction between the homes, located on a raised platform relative to the patio, a play between the 2 buildings/homes/areas was created. For instance, the rehearsal room was strategically positioned at a decrease degree to create a grandstand with a privileged view of the corridor. Moreover, the extent distinction between the inside and exterior varieties a large bench, reinforcing the reference to the encircling nature. 

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Exterior Photography, Facade
Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography

The fluid and cohesive structure, the place the brand new meets the previous, mixed with the collaborative and galvanizing environment, contributes to creating Casa Líquida a playful and inventive area, very best for its goal: an inventive residency.

Liquid House / Luiz Pataro - Interior Photography, Facade, Handrail


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