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Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners
Glass House,  | International Design Awards Winners

Glass House

Lead DesignersCristina Menezes
Prize(s)Silver 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.

Bio

Cristina Menezes Arquitetura is an Architectural & Design Studio, from Brazil, opened since 1990. Working in all sectors with a language of transformation! The translation is done through the creation of spaces that represent the essence of human contact with architecture, in its purest lightness and simplicity! Dialogue crucial to the success of each project! The Studio elaborates, conceptualizes, develops and advises on Residential, Commercial, Corporate, Institutional Projects and Architectural & Interior Exhibitions. Designs with award winning vocabulary nationally and internationally!

Awards and Prize

National Awards:
2001 Houses and Apartments Category, Espaço D’Awards, SP
2009 Leisure and Entertainment Category, Casa Cor Minas Awards, BH
2010 12ª Architecture IAB-MG Awards, BH
2010 Comercial Project Category, Morar Mais por Menos Awards, BH
2015 Best Interior Architecture Category, Casa Cor Minas Awards, BH
International Awards:
2010 International Winner, Sub Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest, Palm Beach
2013 International Winner, Sub Zero and Wolf KDC, Madison, EUA
2013 People’s Choice Award Winner, Sub Zero and Wolf KDC, Madison
2014 Plus Category: Architecture+Living Small, Architizer A+Awards, New York
2014 Interior Design Residential Built Category, Re-Thinking The Future Awards, New Dehli
2014 Residential Building Built Category, RTF Sustainability Awards New Dehli
2014 Interior Design Project under 1 million Category, SBID International Design Awards 2014,London
2014 Residential Interiors Category, WIN Awards,London
2015 IDA International Design Award, Architecture-Other Architectural Designs Category, LA
2015/2016 Best Architecture Single Residence for Brazil, The International Property Awards 2015/2016,London
2015/2016 Best Architecture Single Residence Americas , The International Property Awards 2015/2016 , London
2015 Interior Architecture/ Category:4.04 Residential , IF Design Awards 2015, Hannover
2016 Excellent Communications Design - Interior Architecture , German Design Award 2016 , Frankfurt
2016 Interior Architecture/Category:4.04 Residential , IF Design Awards, Hannover
2016, Golden A’ Design Award in Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category, Como
2016 IDA Design Awards 2015, Architecture Category–Glass House Project,Los Angeles
2017 Interior Design Residential Built Category,Re-Thinking The Future Awards, New Dehli
2017 LIT Lithting Design Awards Residential Lightinig Category, LA
2018 A’Design Award in Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category, Como
2019 A’Design Award for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category,Como