22 September 2014
There are good reasons for living in Rio de Janeiro, especially if you have a house like this. Arthur Casas, who designed it for an old friend and client, had in the first place to orient the view in such a way as to eliminate any obstacle between the house and the sea. Then he chose to dilate the spaces, creating an illusion of immensity, notwithstanding the normal dimensions of the structure. The large expanses of glass that open onto the terraces, the skillful use of the difference in level of the ground, the choice of local materials (including Brazilian teak) and the careful selection of designer pieces for the furniture (classic and contemporary) complete the splendid integration between interior and exterior.