Glass House

Lead DesignerCristina Menezes
Prize(s)2nd Place in Architecture Categories / Other Architectural Designs
Entry Description

This project is a house totally built with Reflective Laminated Glass to attend the desire of the clients, a young couple, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, named Glass House. They were looking for a small house like a loft completely integrated to the nature! They also asked for a house with a short time of building; low coast; with the possibility of mobility and with the precepts of sustainability for all construction and for the interior design, also. So, this project provides architecture with the principles of living small; of full integration with nature; of sustainability and of mobility. In this way, the project guarantee the respect to the nature; the relationship with the landscape and with the sky. The project was based in modules according to the dimensions of the glass slabs and of the dimensions of the steel profiles to have a modular construction without losses and ensure future expansion.