Floating Pavilion by Bruno Rossi Arquitetos

Floating Pavilion by Bruno Rossi Arquitetos

Curated by Aline Chahine | 
April 1, 2020
| Est. Reading: 1 minute
Project Details:
Address: Santo Antonio de Posse
Year: 2018
Area: 80 sq.m.

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A shading plane over the water. The floating pavilion represents a building with no clear boundaries, without beginning or end, mimetized in the landscape, over the diffusive and reflexive territory of a water containment basin in a farm on the interior of São Paulo state – Brazil.

Floating Pavilion by Bruno Rossi Arquitetos
© André Scarpa

The existing deck and tile roof became small to serve the nautical and leisure activities by the dam, being needed an ampliation proposal. Therefore, a bigger thermoacoustic metal shingle roof was proposed, supported by a prefabricated laminated timber structure. In this technique, the main pieces are prepared in the factory and assembled at the site, providing quickness in the process, interlock precision and resistance. On both sides of the deck, mobile elements were proposed, composed by wood brises in a metallic frame, in order to block or not the windflow and sunlight along the day.

Floating Pavilion by Bruno Rossi Arquitetos
© André Scarpa

Therefore, the floating pavilion, is defined as a simple roof over a deck, appearing as just two plans, floor and ceiling, which assure leisure and contemplation.

The architecture shows itself capable of creating shelter above water. A search for occupation in an immaterial territory.

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