Brazilian architect José Nildo designed a concept residence with an open, studio vibe in collaboration with Duratex, a company of architectural materials. The minimalist, flowing interior has an area of 155 square meters and includes a living room, kitchen and dining areas in a rectangular space without actual walls.
The beautiful, serene house in Cidade Jardim in Brazil shows Nildo's emotional bond with his hometown Bahia. He chose a refined approach and created a design rich in art, textile and sculptural elements. The clean, straight lines and alternating curved forms are reminiscent of Recôncavo, a piece of land on the coast of Bahia with green sugar cane fields. At the entrance and throughout the living space you will find a 15-metre-long marble slab. This element welcomes you and is a subtle reference to the mysticism of Bahia. The straight line of the plate is immediately interrupted by the curved wall with narrow wooden planks. In the living space hangs a large shelf with bottles filled with white sand from Bahia.
All materials and colours represent the beautiful nature and landscapes of Brazil
Some walls are made entirely of glass and provide plenty of natural light and a beautiful view of the garden. In the second living space there is also a skylight with special glass and a grid that creates beautiful effects when the sun shines through. The gridded screen is also used elsewhere in the house. For example, the 'walls' around the bathroom and the kitchen, which stand as a separate block in the rooms, are like white grids. All materials and colours represent the beautiful nature and landscapes of Brazil. Thanks to the sober, beige tones you feel like you are on the beach and the minimalist design immediately brings peace and quiet.