Arthur Casas - Photographic Studio in Sao Paulo Print
Sunday, 29 November 2009 10:59

A small but beautiful interior space by Brazilian Architect Arthur Casas, where the concrete and the steel are left visible to integrate with finishing material like wood and glass.
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As Casa explains: “In this little project, one can see the explicit inspiration of Sao Paulo architecture from the 1960s and 70s.

casas_photographic_studio_03casas_photographic_studio_04"There is Décio Tozzi, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Artigas and all those who used visible concrete and transparency as guidelines in their projects.
casas_photographic_studio_06casas_photographic_studio_08casas_photographic_studio_08aThe prior necessity of this photograph studio it was to have a long parking in lot for about 15 cars.
casas_photographic_studio_10casas_photographic_studio_07casas_photographic_studio_07aAnother important issue in the project was the building technique:
I chose precast concrete panels, a metallic structure and drywall to enable construction within a period of three months. After all, Sao Paulo can’t stop.”
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