Campinarana House

Very open air house utilizing a lot of Coreten and concrete.


The Amazon, more than any other area on the planet, requires climate-appropriate architectural strategies. The natural and environmental conditions are extreme and the proximity of the equatorial zone requires an architecture oriented towards thermal comfort and “passive” sustainability, that is, adequate deployment, creation of protective eaves, dimensioning and orientation of the openings for cross-ventilation, as well as the preservation of local ecological systems. The preservation/valorization of Campinarana – Amazon forest type characterized by small trees, whose soil is shallow and clayey – was the starting point for the concept of the project.

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