August 27, 2015
Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques

This gorgeous house in Sao Paulo was designed by one of the best interior designers in Brasil – Fernanda Marques. The layout of this house built on a plot of steep slopes, in São Paulo, refers to the rationalist architecture of the German Mies van der Rohe. Famous, among others, the pavilion built in Barcelona to host the Universal Exposition of 1929, still open to visitors, in Montjuïc slopes. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-1 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 037 Here, as there, coexist simple geometry. The same dynamic of integration based on the ostensible use of glass. The same desire for permanent fusion with the landscape and feel close to the water. In addition to a permanent attachment to material considered essential in the vocabulary of architecture: concrete and steel. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-2 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 052 The same desire for permanent fusion with the landscape and feel close to the water. In addition to a permanent attachment to material considered essential in the vocabulary of architecture: concrete and steel. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-4 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 092 Kept the distance of nearly a century is not surprising that the dominant theme of the two buildings remains transparency. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-6 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 1121 The idea of opening the house to its surrounding space to better catch the light and create spectacular views to its residents, from different points of view. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-9 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 163 “Working at the boundary between maximum transparency and the level of privacy ideal for every environment was my biggest challenge,” says São Paulo architect Fernanda Marques, the project’s author. “There was also the need to enter the house on the ground, respecting the existing trees and of course the important gap,” she points out. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-11 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 187 Another of reference points, a spiral staircase provides access to the mezzanine where are the home theater, the gym and terrace with fireplace. Reserved for the intimate area, the lower floor has room for kids, and three bedroom suites, and the largest, the access is through a large hall which distributes the circulation to the baths, master and mistress, and the closet. Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques kk tables 750 See also: Hawkesbury residence by Marmol Radziner 029 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 029 The living room connects to the dining room by an equally outstanding all glass that integrates deck, infinity pool and side garden; while, in the dining room, a window-door opens directly to the outside. Thus, almost bounded only by glass panels, the house seems to be immersed in the surrounding countryside. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-3 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 079 Not so, however, the architect gave up a sense of host own a family home. “In the interior design I chose to create more intimate scenarios based on the use of -especially indirect light in the living room which has double-ceilings and the use of warmer finishes such as wood. After all, home to me, has having home guy, “she concludes. TOP-Interior-Designers-Fernanda-Marques-7 Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques 132 Read more about Fernanda Marques’ designs on Best Interior Designers Blog >>>> Best Interior Designers Blog See also: Forter Castle by Katharine Pooley Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques Limantos House in Sao Paulo by Fernanda Marques bl luxury safes 750

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