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Brasília suffers from severe drought most of the years. The Rain House struggles this by creating internal rains. The summer rains waters are collected and dripped into water mirrors. An island of moisture.
Project name
Chuva House
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
Brasilia, Brazil
Tools used
AutoCAD, SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
We sat in this place, on mountain top, and enjoyed the scenery. We felt the blowing wind and wondered how the wind could design the house. From there, we created a creative process to try to find out.
Project name
Casa ao vento
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
Nova Lima, Brazil
A place immersed in lush Atlantic Rainforest nature. A terrain filled with large leafy trees, foliage, shrubs, birds and wild animals. A challenging topography with a steep slope, characteristic of the Nova Lima region in Minas Gerais. This is the place where Casa Açucena is inserted.
Project name
Açucena House (Casa Açucena)
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
Rua dos Jacarandás, 1012 - Jardins de Petrópolis - Nova Lima, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Photography
Jomar Bragança
The Aerada house is in a boiling hot place. Its facades work like ceramic radiators, which on the one hand disperse heat and shade its interior, and on the other allow the breeze and light to enter. Something in between the open and the closed.
Project name
Aerada House
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
Tools used
Lumion
The Olhavaca house is subtly perched on a rural landscape. Its shape surrounds the top of the hill, where everything looks at the mountains in the distance. Wooden gates control privacy and the entry of the setting sun. 
Project name
Olhavaca House
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
Nova Lima, Brazil
Tools used
SketchUp, Lumion, Adobe Photoshop
At the trail house, it is necessary to walk 400 m into the forest to find it. A winding brick wall integrates the place creating nooks. From baroque to contemporary. Nature and finally art.
Project name
Trail house
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
Nova Lima, Brazil
Tools used
SketchUp, Lumion
The farmhouse is located in a thermal waters area. The house blends in with nature, and is part of it. The built space is combined with the natural space in continuity.
Project name
Farmhouse
Architecture firm
Tetro Arquitetura
Location
Catargo, Costa Rica
Tools used
SketchUp, Lumion