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VILLA ALLEGRA

PROJECT TYPE
9,000 SF Private Home, Interior Design

SCOPE
Architecture, Interior Design

LOCATION
Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Multiple rooms, both interior and exterior, have been added to a non-descript, one-story home transforming it into a receiver of Miami’s tropical climate. While the effect is striking, minimal alterations were made to the existing structure. The house is entered through a 20’x30’x30′ volume where a reflecting pool and oculus align to activate the space with reflection and luminance. A large room organizes the house into private and public realms. Tremendous spaces with oversized windows overlook the pool and canal. A 60’x20’x20′ volume, at the rear of the home provides enclosure for outdoor living. A large circular column contains an outdoor shower open to the sky. The second floor contains a secluded courtyard garden, off the master bedroom, for private activities. The project provides a flexible infrastructure for the participation and enjoyment of the pleasures of life.


CREDITS
Principal in charge: Chad Oppenheim
Project Manager: Juan Calvo
Project Contributors: Giovana Henao, Leslie Abraham, Rodrigo Londoño, Roger Placencia.


IMAGE CREDITS
Images: Ken Hayden, Eric Laignel, Chia Chong, Adam Kuehl, Laziz Hamani

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