August 11, 2022


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Luxe, photo voltaic-powered residence offers a “green soul” in Brazil

Brazilian architecture company Studio CK Arquitetura has just lately concluded the Casa Doce Vida, a custom made luxurious residence that emphasizes sustainable design. Dubbed a “residence with a environmentally friendly soul,” the residence embraces views of and connections to character from every place to give the house owners a seamless indoor/outside dwelling knowledge. The eco-friendly dwelling is also entirely driven by photo voltaic panels installed onsite. The construction captures rainwater for irrigating lush horizontal and vertical gardens as nicely for cleansing purposes.

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Casa Doce Vida is found in Aspen Mountain Garden, an upscale condominium elaborate in Gramado, the southern Brazilian mountain resort city well-known for its yr-round temperate climate and idyllic ecosystem. The household progress highlights the region’s wealth of green area with its naturalistic format of winding roads, gently rolling hills and abundance of tall, experienced trees. As a result, the architects surrounded the home with entire-height glazing and operable home windows to pull views, organic mild and contemporary air indoors.

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“With brutalist present-day architecture, the organic facade, with a substantial vertical garden permeating each sides, presents a overall connection with mother nature!” the architects mentioned. “An amazing surroundings to connect with the outside and with on your own, and delight in the time and the completely stunning landscape.” 

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A organic materials palette of stone and timber even more blurs the boundaries involving indoors and out, whilst a muted color plan keeps focus on the lush out of doors environment. In addition to the photo voltaic panels, rainwater harvesting method and big expanses of glazing that support cut down the building’s electricity footprint, Casa Doce Vida is also equipped with double-combustion fireplaces. These fireplaces count on ethanol and qualified firewood to lower the use of vegetable-dependent fuel by above 50%. The architects offset the building’s carbon footprint by planting native trees on web page.

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Images by Roberta Gewehr via Studio CK Arquitetura

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