Since February, searches for brick structure have skyrocketed on Pinterest. The fabric is especially well-liked in South America. We spherical up eight tasks from the continent featured on our bricks board.
Supplies comparable to brick and concrete are generally utilized in South America, as a consequence of their extensive availability and resistance to harsh climates.
Studios together with Plan:b Arquitectos and Bloco Arquitetos have used brick of their tasks to regulate temperature and humidity in international locations with tropical and subtropical climates, comparable to Colombia and Brazil.
Scroll right down to see eight South American tasks that characteristic bricks from our Pinterest and browse our well-liked bricks board to see extra.
Sítio Rio Acima, Brazil, by Denis Joelsons
Brazilian architect Denis Joelsons accomplished this revamp of a residential advanced close to São Paulo, Brazil.
Joelsons aimed to preserve the brick types of the home, which has been house to the identical household for over forty years.
The studio renovated and prolonged the house’s major constructing, including a valued ceiling and arch clerestory window. It additionally changed a run-down picket caretaker’s home and constructed a brand new pool kiosk.
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The Intermediate Home, Paraguay, by Equipo de Arquitectura
The Intermediate Home by Paraguay studio Equpo de Arquitectura is made up of two blocks that open to a courtyard.
The studio used native supplies, comparable to earth and wooden, to create an open area that might really feel related to nature. Manually pressed, raw filth bricks have been used for the partitions and ceilings within the house.
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Home 50 50, Argentina, by Celula Urbana
Celula Urbana designed this house for a website surrounded by timber and wild crops. Crimson bricks kind the partitions, whereas wooden was used for the underside of the property’s roof.
The studio topped the house with a flat roof to supply residents with shade while nonetheless having a view of the panorama. The home was given its identify as a consequence of its half-indoor, half-outdoor design.
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Home in La Siria, Colombia, by Plan:b Arquitectos
Home in La Siria by Plan:b Arquitectos is a vacation house situated in Colombia and produced from brick and concrete.
The studio used perforated concrete blocks all through the house to make it appropriate for Colombia’s tropical local weather, whereas its roof was produced from native wooden.
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Casa Monopoli, Argentina, by Fabrizio Pugliese
Argentine architect Fabrizio Pugliese designed this vacation house in Argentina as a weekend house for a household.
The house sits on a concrete slab and is topped with an array of barrel vaults made from native purple brick. To construct the cover, bricks have been positioned on a picket mould and a layer of concrete was then positioned on high.
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The Morrison growth, Argentina, by BBOA
Structure studio BBOA created this residential advanced which options white-painted brick partitions and angled roofs.
Inside, the houses every have an identical flooring plans and to reflect the simplicity of their exterior, the studio added white partitions, concrete ceilings and flooring.
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Casa Vila Rica, Brazil, by Bloco Arquitetos
Bloco Arquitetos designed this Brazilian house to swimsuit its local weather, which incorporates each a dry season and a interval of rainfall.
Situated on the outskirts of Brasília, the home is comprised of two pavilion-like constructions linked by an outside path. The studio raised the property on a concrete platform to cease bugs and animals from coming into.
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Casa Grid, Brazil, by Bloco Arquitetos
Brazilian studio Bloco Arquitetos was tasked with remodelling and increasing an present single-storey house to swimsuit its new house owners.
Its addition, a concrete construction, options panels of perforated brickwork. The brick panels have patterns that adjust of their density relying on the quantity of sunshine and privateness required throughout the inside.
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