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Although São Paulo enjoys temperate weather throughout the year, it still has to suffer through some humid, subtropical days. Overlapping shade sails cool what's stored underneath and extend the color patchwork on the interior and exterior brick walls into the sky.
"We call the exterior walls a kind of 'anticamouflage,' because visually the house is meant to stick out from nature, but the design and retrofit building technique of the house were meant to have complete and utmost respect for nature," says Galeazzo.
Autoclaved bamboo poles give the house the needed structure for more headroom.
A glass half-partition (not visible in this picture) behind the wood column divides the wet room into two parts. The faucet tube is the chrome line hanging from the roof, which, from a distance, sometimes fades into the steel picture window frame.
Sink: Cuba Quadrada de Piso, Deca