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post updated 11 September 2021

Recent Brazilian Residences

e-architect choose what we feel are the key examples of Brazilian Houses. We aim to include houses in Brazil that are either of top quality or interesting, or ideally both. We cover completed houses, new house designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Brazil.

Brazilian Architecture Designs – chronological list

Residential Architecture in Brazil – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

21 July 2021
Ananda House, Eldorado do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul
Design: Stemmer Rodrigues
Ananda House in Eldorado do Sul, Brazil
photograph : Lucas Franck/NMLSS
Ananda House in Eldorado do Sul
Ananda is the name set by the architecture studio for its new house project in Eldorado do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul. Ananda means supreme bliss, a common term widely used in Hinduism.

18 July 2021
beach house on Prumirim Beach, Ubatuba, state of São Paulo, southeast coast of Brazil
Design: Bruno Rossi Arquitetos
Beach House on Prumirim Beach, Ubatuba SP Brasil
photograph : André Scarpa
Beach House on Prumirim Beach, Ubatuba
This beach house in Ubatuba, on the north coast of São Paulo state, is drawn into the dense Atlantic forest, a few meters from the sea. Due to the abundant afforestation, its implantation faces great limitations regarding the area of vegetation suppression, which represented a strong constraint on the occupation of the land.

19 July 2021
MG Residence, Bragança Paulista, state of São Paulo, Brasil
Design: Gilda Meirelles Arquitetura
MG House in Bragança Paulista, Brazil
photo : Evelyn Müller
MG House in Bragança Paulista
Located in the countryside of São Paulo state this contemporary residence design is a one-story house where all rooms are connected in a fluid way which gives a modern living atmosphere in the countryside. The property integrates the environment creating a modern living in the countryside.

27 Apr 2021
BRM House, Curitiba, Paraná
Design: Biselli Katchborian Arquitetos Associados
BRM House Santo Inácio Curitiba
photo : Nelson Kon
BRM House, Santo Inácio Curitiba
Located in a small private area in Santo Inácio neighborhood at Curitiba, this new property was built on land with a steep slope towards the privileged view of a forest. The slope of the soil suggested a vertical organization of the program, where the architecture consists of four floors, two upper and two lower, distributed from the middle level off the street.

26 Apr 2021
Fig House, Eldorado do Sul/RS, Rio Grande do Sul
Architect: Stemmer Rodrigues Arquitetura
Fig House Rio Grande do Sul
photograph : Marcelo Donadussi
Fig House, Rio Grande do Sul Property
The ancient and sculptural fig tree (figueira, in Portuguese), with the organic nature of its branches, contrasts with the hardness of the concrete structure on the façade. The property houses the bedrooms in the upper floor, and it protects the dwelling from the harsh, polar winds blowing from the south.

15 Mar 2021
Refúgio Ventura, Xangri-lá, Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil
Architect: Studiocolnaghi
Refúgio Ventura Xangri La
photograph : Marcelo Donadussi
Refúgio Ventura, Xangri-lá, Rio Grande do Sul
This residential project in southern Brazsl was designed to accommodate a family during holidays at the bayside. Although, after the outcome of the Covid-19 pandemic this house become a refugee – a comfortable place to stay for the family.

15 Feb 2021
Bluish House, Xangri-lá, Rio Grande do Sul
Architect: Studiocolnaghi
Bluish House Xangri La
photograph : Marcelo Donadussi
Bluish House, Xangri-lá
The Bluish House is located on the Brazilian Southern coast, and it is use during holidays and weekends by a young couple. The client’s aim to a refugee on the bayside to welcome friends and family.

5 Feb 2021
House Villa Lobos, São Paulo
Architects: UNA arquitetos
House Villa Lobos Sao Paulo
photograph : Nelson Kon
House Villa Lobos, São Paulo
Built on the top of a hill in a residential neighbourhood in São Paulo, House Villa Lobos seeks to adapt to the geography and to appreciate the views over the extensive wetlands of the Pinheiros river, quite wooded in this western section. The ground floor of the house follows the smooth slope of the land.

8 Dec 2020
Park Way House, Brasília
Architects: ARQBR
Park Way House Brasilia
photograph : Joana França
Park Way House, Brasilia
The Park Way House is located in a closed residential condominium and far from the urban center of the city, it is the Park Way neighborhood, whose predominant occupation is single-family dwellings.

5 Dec 2020
Panoramic House, Itajaí
Design: Schuchovski Arquitetura
Panoramic House Itajai
photo : Eduardo Macarios
House FY in Santa Catarina State
The terrain is located In the middle of an Atlantic forest hill facing the sea. It was carefully selected for this great project by having one of the most privileged views of the sea.

13 Nov 2020
Güths House, near Brasília
Architects: ARQBR
Guths House Brasilia
photo © Joana França
Güths House, Brasilia Property
This contemporary residence is sited in a suburban residential area near Brasilia. The clients desired to have a 200sqm ground level house built, focused on common and leisure areas, initially for weekends and celebrations.

26 Oct 2020
House of Coffee, Divinópolis, centre-west of Minas Gerais state,
Architect: Tetro Arquitetura
Coffee House Divinópolis, Brazil by Tetro Arquitetura
image courtesy of architects practice
Coffee House Divinópolis
The house of coffee is a very special house made for a couple who loves this drink, and who makes some artisanal processes for their own consumption. The materiality of the house arises from the soil in thick mud walls, which frame the terraced yard.

12 Oct 2020
Cerrado House, Moeda, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
Design: Vazio S/A architects
Cerrado House
image courtesy of architecture studio
Cerrado House in Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
The Cerrado is one of the country’s seven biomes and covers an area of 1.5 million km². It holds about a third of all Brazilian biodiversity, 5% of the world’s flora and fauna, and is home to the headwaters of the three largest hydrographic basins in the country (Amazon, São Francisco, and Paraná/ Paraguay).

16 Sep 2020
LT Houses, Pato Branco, state of Paraná
Design: Michel Macedo Arquitetos
LT Houses Pato Branco Parana
photo : Michel Macedo Arquitetos
LT Houses, Pato Branco, Paraná Homes
The LT Houses project is inserted on an growing urban area where the buildings designs are predominantly repeated. From this analysis arises this question: how to occupy the land in order to promote a transformation of the urban landscape?

7 Sep 2020
JK House, Pato Branco, state of Paraná
Design: Michel Macedo Arquitetos
JK House Pato Branco Parana
photo : Eduardo Macarios
New House in Pato Branco, Paraná
The new home – composed by two fundamental aspects, structural design and nature – merges building elements into a beautiful valley landscape in Paraná state. The modern property interrelates geographical aspects and local topography, implemented as a stone inserted into the landscape.

6 Sep 2020
RG House, Pato Branco, state of Paraná
Design: Michel Macedo Arquitetos
RG House Pato Branco Parana
photo : Eduardo Macarios
House in Pato Branco
Conditioned by an environmentally protected area at the backyard, this residence diverges into two distinct priority facts, one environmental and another human: the uneven topography, characteristic of the city, and the contemplative value that the preserved vegetation offers to the residents on the most private limit of the lot.

27 May 2020
Casa Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul
Architect: Luciano Lerner Basso
Casa Erechimi
photo : architect Marcelo Donadussi
Casa Erechim Rio Grande do Sul
House 4.16.3 is located in the city of Erechim, in the countryside of Rio Grande do Sul, brazilian state, around 400 km from the state capital, Porto Alegre. The region has a subtropical climate, with warm, humid summers and chilly, rainy winters, which poses yet another challenge to the architect, in terms of habitability.

25 May 2020
Corner House, Feira de Santana, Bahia, Salvador
Design: Studio Kyze Arquitetura e Design
Corner House Feira de Santana Brasil
photo : Manuel Sá
Corner House in Feira de Santana
“Thinking about where and how the land that would house our home would be was very challenging and stimulating, it was the real beginning of this house’s history. When we first visited the condo, we felt enchanted by the atmosphere; it was like feeling that, for us, it could only be there!”

15 May 2020
Rio House, by Tijuca National Park, Rio de Janeiro
Architects: Olson Kundig
Rio House Tijuca National Park Brazil
photo : Maria Acayaba
Rio House adjacent to Tijuca National Park
After living in the urban core of Rio de Janeiro for many years, the clients wanted to build an intimate retreat on their property adjacent to the Tijuca National Park. The primary design goal for was to make the house as small as possible within its tropical jungle setting.

4 May 2020
Oasis House, Feira de Santana, Bahia, Salvador
Design: Studio Kyze Arquitetura e Design
Oasis House Feira de Santana Bahia
photo : Manuel Sá
Oasis House in Feira de Santana
Just a few houses make up the gated community where this contemporary house is inserted. Away from the most busy avenues in the city, the area is dominated by a cozy silence and a well-wooded internal road.

1 May 2020
Sand House, Praia do Forte near Bahia, Salvador
Design: Studio Kyze Arquitetura e Design
Sand House Praia do Forte Bahia Salvador
photograph : Studio Kyze Arquitetura e Design
Sand House, Praia do Forte near Bahia
An almost 5 meters swing welcomes to Sand House, inserted in one of the most valued gated community of the exclusive Praia do Forte, a tropical paradise located 80 km north from the capital of Bahia, Salvador.

22 Jan 2020
3V House, São Paulo
Design: studio mk27
3V House São Paulo - Brazilian Houses
photo : Fernando Guerra
3V House in São Paulo
This new Brazilian property is located in a ‘gardened’ neighbourhood of São Paulo. The area was built on an old floodplain area. This condition brought us to the solution of slightly elevating the property land and its garden relative to the street level, thereby protecting it from the flooding rains that this area is subject to.

20 Jan 2020
FIO House in São Paulo

17 Jan 2020
Guaeca House, São Sebastião
Design: AMZ Arquitetos
New House in Sao Sebastiao Brazil
photo : Maíra Acayaba
Guaeca House in São Sebastião
This new Brazilian property is located at the seaside, on the northern coast of São Paulo, in a gated community where wide grassy streets connect the lots to the beach.

13 Jan 2020
Rio House, Rio de Janeiro
Design: Jacobsen Arquitetura
Rio House Rio de Janeiro - Brazilian Houses
image : Omega Render
Rio House near Itanhangá Golf Course, Rio de Janeiro
Located on a hillside near the Itanhangá golf course in Rio de Janeiro, this luxury contemporary residence is composed of two volumes that are jointly deposited on the ground.

Brazilian Houses in 2019

New Brazilian Houses from 2019 on e-architect:

26 Dec 2019
House FY, Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina State
Design: PJV Arquitetura
House FY in Santa Catarian State Brazil
photo : Larry Sestrem
House FY in Santa Catarina State, Brazil Home
The land has a big inclination both to the back side and to the north side. Its dimensions are of 26m x 40 m and the total area is of approximately 1,087 sqm.

6 Dec 2019
CMA House, Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro
Design: Jacobsen Arquitetura
CMA House Rio de Janeiro
photo : Fernando Guerra
CMA House in Angra dos Reis
CMA House is built out of steel structure, rough stone, natural wood and glass, the House sits on a steep slope that falls directly in the ocean, with neighbors on both sides.

27 Nov 2019
Green House, São Paulo
Architecture: AMZ Arquitetos
Green House SP Brazilian Houses
photograph : Maíra Acayaba
Green House in São Paulo
Commissioned by a young couple with three children, the house was built on one of the few remaining plots at a downtown neighborhood in São Paulo.

24 Jul 2019
Bridge House, Alphaville Private Country Club, Campinas
Architect: Diego Wisnivesky Arquitetos of ArcLab360
Bridge House Campinas, Brazil
photograph : Diego Wisnivesky
Bridge House Campinas
This building links Nature and Technology: the residence stands on the site like a glider that is just about to touchdown.

10 May 2019
Lake House, Alvorada do Sul
Architects: Solo Arquitetos
Lake House in Alvorada do Sul Brazil
photograph : Eduardo Macarios
Lake House in Alvorada do Sul
This contemporary Brazilian property is located next to the Paranapanema River. The residence design seeks to adapt to the geography, the lengthy shape of the site and to appreciate the beautiful view over the wetlands of the river.

22 Jan 2019
Casa Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul
Architect: Luciano Lerner Basso
Casa Erechimi Brazilian Houses
photograph : Marcelo Donadussi, architect
Casa Erechim in Rio Grande do Sul
House 4.16.3 is located in the city of Erechim, in the countryside of Rio Grande do Sul, brazilian state, around 400 km from the state capital, Porto Alegre.

15 Jan 2019
IF House, Flora Boulevard, Ponta Negra, Natal-rn
Design: Martins Lucena Architects
IF House in Natal - Brazilian Houses
photograph : Maíra Acayaba
IF House in Natal
The interaction of the volumes of pure geometric forms give rise to large swings open to provide shaded areas permeated by large ventilation provided by the system frames in aluminum, glass and wood.

Brazilian Houses 2018

Brazilian Houses from 2018 on e-architect:

27 Oct 2018
House FY in Santa Catarian State

14 May 2018
Jardim Paulistano Residence, São Paulo, SP
Architects: Perkins+Will
Jardim Paulistano Residence in São Paulo
photo : Daniel Ducci
Jardim Paulistano House in São Paulo

Brazilian Houses 2017

Contemporary Brazilian Homes from 2017 on e-architect:

24 Oct 2017
Cerrado House, Moeda, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte
Design: Vazio S/A architects
Cerrado House Brazilian Houses
image from architects
Cerrado House in Minas Gerais
The Cerrado is one of the country’s seven biomes and covers an area of 1.5 million km². It holds about a third of all Brazilian biodiversity, 5% of the world’s flora and fauna, and is home to the headwaters of the three largest hydrographic basins in the country (Amazon, São Francisco, and Paraná/ Paraguay).

6 Jul 2017
Casa 01, Criciuma, Santa Catarina
Design: ES arquitetura
Casa 01 Brazilian House
photograph : SLAPHOTOSTUDIO
Criciuma House
Developed from its conception by a group of professionals from different areas, the project and the work of Casa 01 was developed with sustainability premises, trying to prove that one can build in a rational way, minimizing environmental impacts, transforming an object of living into an example object of change of habits in the construction and in the use of the residence.

5 Apr 2017
Casa Clara, Brasília, DF
Architects: 1:1 arquitetura:design
Casa Clara Brasilia - Brazilian Houses
photograph : Edgard Cesar
Casa Clara in Brasilia
This property is mainly a small house, strong personality and clear solution (clear means Clara in Portuguese). The entire house is delicately supported on the downhill terrain.

14 Jan 2017
House C131, Franca, SP
Design: mf+arquitetos
House C131 Brazilian Homes
photograph : Renato Moura
House in Franca
An intriguing cantilevered box supported on large wooden façade featuring project.

13 Jan 2017
Tropical Pool House, Gravataí, Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil
Design: Br3 arquitetos
Tropical Pool House Brasil
photograph : Marcelo Donadussi
Tropical Pool House in Gravataí
This work was developed to compose the leisure area of an existing residence. Thus, this project organizes the following items: a pool, a deck and a kiosk, the latter being the central element of this composition.

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