Rio Bonito House in Brazil

Carla Juaçaba’s design for a weekend home in mountainous eastern region of rio de janeiro uses the load bearing properties of meter-thick stone walls to suspend the roof and floor joists. four steel beams puncture walls so as to allow a sliver of glazing to wash the interior of the stone walls with diffused light.” – Design Boom

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Image credit to Nelson Kon