With a large open living area comfortable bedrooms and minimal décor that rely on the textural beauty of wood this impressive Canadian getaway is as inviting as it is dramatic! Draped ever so elegantly in a wood made of Cumaru a Brazilian tree species the in the State of Santa Catarina Brazil cleverly brings together privacy solar shading and lovely views.
‘Lightness’ was the keyword during both the planning and execution phase as prefab Structurally Insulated Panels (SIPs) and metallic frame that relied on tension for stability helped pull off a sustainable and mesmerizing retreat.
GITC arquitectura turned to a concrete plinth to give the home a structurally sound base with Chilean wood glass and concrete shaping the interior. It is the first level of the house that contains the double height living area along with other public spaces while the second level holds the expansive bedrooms along with the bathrooms. Confined to the basement are the music room recreational zones home theater and other fun spaces. A beautiful stairwell connects the various levels even while allowing for unhindered flow of light.