There are times when all of us wish to move away from the constant noise that surrounds us and into a setting that is far more tranquil and healthy. A holiday retreat in the woods a summer vacation home perched on the edge of a lofty cliff and overlooking beautiful mountains or even a second home where you spend more than half the time each year enjoying the untouched jungle landscape around you – every one of these ideas does sound like an absolute dream! The hard part of it all is to have both the resources and the ability to build such structures in remote locations. That is until you come across the designed by MAPA.
It is in this star-struck neighborhood that one finds this mesmerizing contemporary home designed by renowned architect Marcio Kogan and built by Brodson Construction. Set on a 1 acre lot the 15000 square foot house floors you with its expansive interiors and an even more outlandish landscape that is filled with a man-made lagoon saltwater pool beautiful walkways and plenty of natural greenery.
A set of moving panels and a spacious shelf become the focal point of the family room with the panels sliding in and out of place to hide TV storage spaces and other compartments when not in use. A comfy daybed in green next to the window provides even more storage space with a slim work desk next to it becoming the study zone.
With four bedrooms six and a half baths an open living area kitchen and dining along with spacious home office multiple sitting zones and an even more expansive pool area and deck this brilliant home charms with both style and sensibility.
A tiny treehouse has the potential to feel a part of the trees it is set amongst especially if they have vibrantly green leaves and the house has a corresponding wooden exterior. A small treehouse high above the ground may not be for the faint-hearted but it is the perfect destination for those with an adventurous spirit that want to get the most out of their temporary residence!
A vacation in the woods is always a magical experience. The peacefulness of the nature and the sense of being away from our fast-paced life is refreshing but one thing that truly makes the experience what it is is staying in a wood cabin.
The MINIMOD moves away from the constraints of conventional housing as most of the entire home can be built off-site in a factory and assembled at the remote location with ease. A case in the point is the two exquisite prefabs dubbed and nestled in the picturesque and uninhabited landscape of Catuçaba in Brazil.