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Mulungu House
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Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Interior lightingOsram
ManufacturersAmanco
SuppliersCecrisa
SuppliersDeca
ManufacturersFabrimar
ManufacturersGerdau

Product Spec Sheet
Interior lighting
by Osram
Manufacturers
by Amanco
Suppliers
by Cecrisa
Suppliers
by Deca
Manufacturers
Manufacturers
by Gerdau

Mulungu House

Mariana Meneguetti as Architects

The house takes its name from the Mulungu tree (Erythrina Mulungu), which is found in the center of the land. Located in the valleys of the city of Petrópolis, in Rio de Janeiro, the 13m x 52m terrain and steep slope is in a narrow condition, with neighbors very close to its border. 

 

The house is developed from these two instances: the remodeling of the land to coexist both house and tree; and filtering the relationship with neighbors by opening its super exposed condition to the interior. The proposal starts from the elevation of the house between two sheets of ceramic bricks, which measure between the neighbors its weaving skin. 

 

The crystal in the courtyard and other facades, before being a translucent element, is reflective and from this condition rebounds and multiplies the surrounding nature into the house.

 

Material Used :
1. Facade cladding: Red brick
2. Flooring: Tauari wood; Red brick; Hydraulic Tiles, Ladrilhos Petrópolis
3. Doors: Tauari wood
4. Windows: Glass
5. Roofing: Concrete
6. Interior lighting: General lighting, Osram
7. Amanco, Cecrisa, Deca, Fabrimar, Gerdau, La Fonte, Ladrilhos Petrópolis, Osram Sika, Tigre, Tramontina

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