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.
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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