Casa Trancoso

Casa Trancoso

Architect
studio mk27
Location
Trancoso, Porto Seguro - Bahia, Brazil | View Map
Project Year
2020
Category
Private Houses
Fernando Guerra
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Side TablesGervasoni
Inout 944
Inout 48
Gray 41
Inout 47
Brick
SofaEntreposto
Sofá Life
Floor LampReka
RK.04140G
Аntique ArmchairHans Wegner
SinkKimi Nii
PendantsLightworks

Product Spec Sheet
Side Tables
Brick, Inout 47, Gray 41, Inout 48, Inout 944 by Gervasoni
Sofa
Sofá Life by Entreposto
Floor Lamp
RK.04140G by Reka
Аntique Armchair
Sink
Pendants

Casa Trancoso

studio mk27 as Architects

Studio MK27 has designed a Brazilian seaside villa with wide openings to frame views of the surrounding landscape "like a wide-angle camera".

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

Vista House is located in Trancoso, a tranquil seaside town in Brazil's Bahia province. Studio MK27, which is led by architect and filmmaker Marcio Kogan, completed the 8,343-feet home in early 2020.

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

The residence home sits on top of a 46-metre-high cliff above Transco's sea escarpments, which are "sculpted by the lagging and constant action of Bahia's waters" according to the firm.

The position and view of the ocean heavily influenced the design, as did the material palette of the tropical environment.

"From a bird's perspective, the elongated volume aims to frame the landscape like a wide-angle camera," said Studio MK27.

The home is made up of a low-slung, gabled roof that is roughly 15 metres wide, 3.5 metres tall, and 60 metres long.

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

This impressive span is only enclosed at either end, where MK27 placed the kitchen and primary bedroom, respectively. The outside of the structure is wrapped in eucalyptus staves, while the roof is sheathed in hand-carved wooden shingles.

The remainder of the home is conceived as an indoor-outdoor living space.

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

"Its horizontal proportions are delineated by the extrusion of a cottage elemental section, which generates a 60-metre-long wooden roof," Studio MK27 explained.

"Rooted by closed volumes in its edges, which contains the master suite and the kitchen, the house opens itself to the colours surrounding through an immense wide-screen span overlooking the infinite blues," added the architects.

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

In addition to the primary bedroom, the home has four additional bedrooms contained within a smaller volume that is inset from the exterior walls.

The material used to build this the interior envelope is known as Viroc, which the architects explain is a wood-and-cement composite panel.

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

"Under the roof, an open-air veranda permeates the span, connecting the gardens on either sides and surrounding a white lower box," said Studio MK27. "Independent of the main structure, this inner house can open itself completely as the Viroc panels work as folding screens."

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

The architects chose a restrained palette of creamy tones and wood for the interior walls and furniture.

These polished interiors contrast the softer, organic look of the exterior.

The team also gave careful consideration to the interaction between Brazil's strong sunlight and the materials.

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

The use of the perforated Viroc and the spindly eucalyptus sections creates interesting shadow patterns throughout the home, and the expansive overhanging roof ensures that the residents can enjoy the outdoors in any weather condition.

"The outside views swoop inside the interiors spaces through soulful textures that refract and reflect light, creating a dance of light and shadows on each surface, specially through the biriba slats and the Viroc perforated walls," said Studio MK27.

photo_credit Christian Moller Andersen
Christian Moller Andersen
photo_credit Christian Moller Andersen
Christian Moller Andersen

Other projects by the São Paulo-based firm include an off-grid residence in the rural region of Catuçaba and an apartment in São Paulo for a family with three children that hosts guests frequently. 

photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra
photo_credit Fernando Guerra
Fernando Guerra

Team:

Architecture: Studio MK27 (Marcio Kogan, Samanta Cafardo, Beatriz Meyer)
Interior design: Diana Radomysler, Pedro Ribeiro
Project team: Carlos Costa, Giovanni Meirelles, Mariana Simas, Oswaldo Pessano
Landscape designer: Isabel Duprat
Structural engineer: Inner Engenharia
Electrical and plumbing: Zamaro
Acoustic consultant: Harmonia Acústica
Project management: SC Consult, Sergio Costa
Automation: GF Consultoria
Builder: Kross Engenharia

Photographers: Fernando Guerra, Christian Møller Andersen

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Materials Used:

Sofa - Life ,Entreposto

Side Tables - Brick, Gervasoni

Armchair - Hans Wegner, Antiquario

 Coffee table - StudioMK27

Pendants - Lightworks

Carpet - Linha Acqua - Trança, Nani Chinellato

Trough: Antiquário Local

Glass bottles: Zara Home

Side Table - in out 47, Gervasoni

Side Table - grey 41, Gervasoni

Armchair -  antiquário pé palito

Side Table - in out 48, Gervasoni

Banco| Bench -  studiomk27

Poltrona | Armchair -  Antiquário Teo

Mesinha| Side Table - inout 944 gervasoni

Luminaria de piso | Floor lamp - RK.04140G, Reka

Luminaria de piso | Floor lamp - Noguchi

Armchair -  Jean Gillon, 1960’s

Bench and Side Table - studiomk27

Sculptures on the wall - Paula Juchem

Carpet - Phenicia Sands

Chaises -  studiomk27

Trough - antiquário local

Chaise longue -  chaise longue, 1955, Martin Eisler and Carlo Hunter

Sculptures - beatas da artista MC do Vale do Catimbaum-PE

Cabinet and mirror -  studiomk27

Pendants - artesanato local – desenho studio mk27

Sink - kimi Nii

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