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Vila Olimpia apartment

Vila Olimpia apartment

The biggest challenge was the conversion of a compartmentalized apartment into a completely integrated space, rethinking the way of living of two young brothers. The living room, TV room, dining room, kitchen, laundry, balcony and office have become a single space.

Hybrid and mobile furniture like benches and tables invite the use of the flexible space. Even pieces of art and collection can be easily relocated by the brothers themselves. Thus, the space adapts to the different possible scenarios where work, eating, cooking, washing clothes, etc. happen in a fluid way.

Despite some striking pieces of design, the sober tones emphasize the prominence of the green furniture and the he intention of the proposed project. This furniture plays a fundamental functional role and, at the same time, camouflages all functions through pivoting doors, sliding doors, drawers and the entrance door. The cooktop and pantry are also camouflaged.

Everything works in one piece, for a single space. Instead, the two suites offer privacy to each of the brothers.


Vila Olimpia apartment

  • Sao Paulo
  • Brazil
Completion: 2017
Used materials
  • Metal
  • Wood

Type of Building

Architect Office