• Prize
    Winner in Architectural Design Central and South America
  • Company/Firm
  • Lead Designer
    Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes, Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz
  • Other Designer(s)
    Desyree Niedo, Gabriel Mota, Juliana Cadó, Luciana Bacin, Sonia Gouveia
  • Architect
    Amanda Domingues,Bruno Suman,Fabiana Kalaigian,Geronimo Palarino,Gustavo Hohmann,Julio de Luca
  • Interior Designer
    Gilberto Sales, Guilherme Prado, Letícia Gonzalez, Máriam Chaaban, Vitória Colsato, Michelle Vasques
  • Photo Credit
    Fran Parente
  • Location
    Boipeba, Bahia - Brazil
  • Project Date
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The main demands of this project were : all the same rooms with private pools, facing the sea and the use of cast-in-place concrete and masonry construction, given the difficulty of getting other types of materials to the site, an island in Bahia - Brazil.
We decided to go against what the clients had asked for - all the rooms would be the same, but all the balconies would be completely different.
Starting from the premise of masonry and cast-in-place concrete, materials that exist on the island and that the local workforce was used to working with, we created various items that would make up these balconies, either covered or uncovered, such as pergolas, pools in different shapes, benches, sun loungers cast in place, planters, water spouts, hammocks, cobogós and others. Based on these items, we created variations on all the balconies and this variation is expressed on the façade.
The result is almost a complex construction that explores the diversity of elements in an unusual way, allowing for interesting one-off experiments, such as a balcony completely wrapped in cobogós, a gazebo, swimming pools with shapes designed for a couple and so on.