‘casa galpao’ by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

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'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

located in a natural preservation area of nova lima, brazil, marcos franchini and nattalia bom conselho have created a residence for a young couple who requested the use of simple materials in an easily readable space. the designers have built ‘casa galpao’ as an uncomplicated environment so that the family’s identity can be projected by the objects and furniture placed in the interior, along with the routine formed in the new house.

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete
all images by jomar bragança

 

 

upon entering the site on the sloping terrain, it is possible to observe the whole two floor house by marcos franchini and nattalia bom conselho.  the steel structure, the exposed concrete blocks (with sealing inside) and the large glass panels are all visible. the thermo-acoustic roof, supported by steel trusses, reinforces the use of industrialized prefabricated materials, as well as hydraulic, lighting and energy systems, in addition to the use of cement on all floors and countertops in waterproofed concrete.

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

 

 

on the first floor, a large terrace, with an apparent concrete pool tank, articulates the external space with the building’s social area, which includes the kitchen, dining and living room, toilet and office. on this floor, there is also an accessible guest suite and a utility room at the rear of the building. a metal walkway on the upper floor divides the double height of the room and connects the two suites, which are placed on opposite ends of the house. at the north façade, one of the suites has a covered porch, providing a panoramic view of the mountainous landscape and the lush vegetation. 

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

 

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

 

project info:

 

name: casa galpao

architects in charge: marcos franchini and nattalia bom conselho

collaboration: amanda castilho, josé henrique paiva and thomáz marcatto

location: alameda dos madrigais, pasárgada, nova lima – minas gerais, brazil

built area: 315,5 m2

structure: cremona engenharia ltda.

execution: amans

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: myrto katsikopoulou | designboom

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

'casa galpao' by marcos franchini in brazil combines steel framing and exposed concrete

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