This house is a warm display of wood, concrete, stone, and steel

mf+arquitetos have designed this house in Franca, Brazil, that features a palette of wood, concrete, stone and Corten steel.

Photography by Renato Moura

 

mf+arquitetos have designed this house in Franca, Brazil, that features a palette of wood, concrete, stone and weathering steel.

 

mf+arquitetos have designed this house in Franca, Brazil, that features a palette of wood, concrete, stone and Corten steel.

Photography by Renato Moura

Large shutters keep the house safe from the elements, but they can also be opened to expose the interior rooms of the house, which is ideal for when the home owners wish to entertain.


Large shutters keep this house safe from the elements, but they can also be opened to expose the interior rooms of the house, ideal for when the home owners wish to entertain.

Photography by Renato Moura

Hidden behind the shutters in this section of the house is the kitchen, with a built-in fire oven, and a dining room. There’s also a small space to sit by the hanging fireplace.


This kitchen has with a built-in fire oven and large island with cooktop and seating. There's also a dining area and a small space to sit by the hanging fireplace.

Photography by Renato Moura

The kitchen opens directly onto the deck of the swimming pool. At the other end of the swimming pool is a grassy lawn. At night, the trees, swimming pool and exterior of the home are all lit up.


At night, the trees, swimming pool and exterior of this home are all lit up.

Photography by Renato Moura

Just to the side of the swimming pool is the living room and another dining area. This open floor plan also opens up on the other side to a section of tropical plants.


Just to the side of this swimming pool is the living room and another dining area of this home. The open floor plan also opens up on the other side to a section of tropical plants.

Photography by Renato Moura

Carrying on from the living room is a wall of shutters that open up to reveal the bedrooms of the home. They’re also accessible from the interior of the home via a hallway.


This home has shutters on the exterior to allow the bedrooms to open up to the backyard.

Photography by Renato Moura

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