Designed by Guilherme Torres, this Project RLHouse is a 1,560 square feet contemporary apartment located in Curitiba, Brazil. The owners wanted to transform the traditional look of their old home into something more modern and lively.
Below is the official project description from the designers:
“The base for the decoration was the fusion of polymer cement, minty and blue colors and the use of a whole wall covered in pinus, a wood that has virtually no commercial value in Brazil. Another high point of the project was to expose the structural column right in the entrance door, composing a beautiful set with the dinner table. The kitchen received furniture in black lacquer, counter-tops in Corian and Smeg home appliances. An important point is: all the main pieces such as tables, sideboards and sofa are designed by the architect”.
Why do we use oil in our cooking? There are two main answers to this question. First, oil makes the food tasty. Second, it raises the temperature to 180 degrees centigrade during cooking. This temperature is needed to cook food in the best possible manner. Almost all Indian food preparations need oil to cook the food; so, the concept of oilless food can be a bit of a discomfort to most home makers. It is true that you can now make food without oil and still get the same taste that you would get with oil. How? Read more
The Cove 3 house by SAOTA involves a concept the create a living space to maximize the panoramic views and connections to the surrounding landscape. Check out more pictures of the residence below: Read more