Uncovered pipes painted pastel tones and a burnt pink ceiling are among the many particulars Brazilian studio SuperLimão added through the renovation of an condominium in downtown São Paulo.
RF Condo is situated contained in the modernist Saint Honoré Constructing constructing, accomplished in 1958 by Brazilian architect Artacho Jurado.
The native studio designed the renovation for a pair thinking about artwork, structure and pictures who needed to reconfigure the structure to make it higher suited to internet hosting social gatherings.
The architects responded by demolishing partitions to a hall to create a big open-plan residing and eating room for entertaining.
Regardless of updating the previous structure, the architects needed to protect most of the inside’s current historic parts. “The mission sought to take care of the utmost of current finishes to reinforce the historical past of the place,” stated Tremendous Limão.
In the principle residing space stripped again surfaces reveal current buildings that the architects left untouched within the redesign. Edges of the entryways have been additionally peeled again to depart giant chunks of plaster and brick uncovered.
A sequence of pipes fastened on the partitions and ceilings are painted a pale blue-green color, chosen to maintain the design according to its unique development.
SuperLimão strips again São Paulo condominium in Oscar Niemeyer-designed constructing
“For the color palette we selected shades that dialogue with the time of development of the constructing and with the constructing,” the studio added.
The pastel color contrasts with the burnt pink ceiling over the principle residing space, and the shades of blue used within the pigmented concrete countertop within the kitchen.
Glass doorways that open to an adjoining patio and a sequence of enormous home windows flood pure gentle into the principle residing area. Parquet flooring, additionally a part of the earlier design, run all through the condominium’s inside.
An unmasked white brick wall options within the toilet, the place it was paired with modern white flooring tiles and a countertop self-importance.
Extra parts added embody steel shelving items, which connect onto the white brick partitions within the workplace, a washed blue wallpaper within the bed room and a garage-like door that pulls down to cover the sink counter within the utility room.
The studio selected an eclectic mixture of furnishings within the condominium. Within the eating room, for instance, it made a big white marble desk that’s accompanied by a mixture of chairs – together with designs by Brazilian designer Sergio Rodrigues and German designer Konstant Grcic.
Tremendous Limão has renovated a São Paulo condominium inside an Oscar Niemeyer constructing, leaving many uncovered structural parts.
The Brazilian studio additionally just lately accomplished a cave-like beer corridor, with gabion partitions, in southeastern Brazil.
Different condominium renovations in São Paulo, Brazil embody AK Condo by Rua 141 and Zalc Structure, which transformed an out of doors terrace into an indoor eating area, and a mission by Pascali Semerdjian Arqitetos that added a rounded wood bookcase to the present concrete inside.
Pictures is by Maíra Acayaba.