Open Atelier. São Paulo, Brazil
The project proposes an exercise between indoor/ outdoor and its materialization, the idea of limit (mass / opacity) and continuity (openness / transparency), exploring how this resource can resolve the program organization, recreating the relation between public/private as a continuity of the logic of urban space.
Half of the plot’s frontal setback was proposed as an enlargement of public side-walk, configuring a semi-public square, which ‘invades’ the studio as a continuity of the street between dense rectangular prisms (“buildings”), inviting visitors to enter and reach an “inner square” space, configured as double-height shed with abundant natural light, where the artist paints...
Photo: © Maíra Acayaba