Corten House

Marcio Kogan designed this unique urban house with a facade made of Corten weathering steel located near the largest park in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The dialogue between the rusty texture on the outside and the stone, wood, white mortar and the glass build the space. The main entry door to the house is made of wood and, despite being of a color similar to metallic plates, the texture and the presence of the material itself, distinguishes the suspended steel box of the frontal facade. Read more […]
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House 6

Marcio Kogan projected this beautiful house made with stone and wood in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with external space to be used for everyday living. Here is the project description: The Brazilian tropical climate suggests ample use of these solutions in vernacular as well as in modern architecture.  Beginning from the colonial, Brazilian architecture has usually incorporated a space that was known as the veranda. Verandas are covered linear spaces in front of the living room and bedrooms which Read more […]
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Osler House by Marcio Kogan

The Osler House designed by Marcio Kogan, located in Brasilia, is composed by two volumes and a small pool and garden that organize the entire program. On the ground floor we find the rooms that open to the outside using rotating wooden panels, and a small lobby that connects the second floor with a delicate staircase. The lobby is decorated with a panel of tiles specially designed for this wall by the artist Athos Bulcão. The second floor is organized in a prism of glass and concrete, Read more […]
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Volume B by Marcio Kogan

Volume B, designed by Marcio Kogan, is the retail furniture store for Vitra located in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Marcio Kogan used the materials in their extreme condition, such as visible concrete executed without any concern about precision or finishing, or the skin of the back volume where they used various layers of a steel frame which is usually used on the inside of the concrete slabs and were found at the site. Likewise, the interior walls did not get any special finishing and still have Read more […]
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