Best Implemented Project of Private Residence
About the project
The design concept thought for Berkut house was that a slim, almost laminar-like volume lands on the project site to create its many sights — from the most intimate to the furthest ones, being able to see the valley on the furthermost part of the house's site
The preliminary design established then was to create a subtle and intrinsic architecture for its site location — Bragança Paulista, state of São Paulo, Brazil. With that in mind, it was then decided for a composition that enlightens its fundamental elements: the slabs are thicker so that it wasn’t necessary beams, and the few points of contact are only on the structural walls and some few pillars — sometimes meeting the green of the grass, sometimes the reflecting pool.
The building materiality is exposed concrete, and, beyond that, establishes a dialogue between its texture and the transparency of the glass, therefore suggesting a highly efficient composition — small structurally at the same time that is generous and permeable
Bragança Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
Project implementation year
Applicant and author of the project
Yuri Vital Architects.
Considered by specialized magazines, one of the 25 most promising architects in Brazil, Yuri Vital, enjoys a wide collection of awards.