Jacobsen Arquitetura’s RT Residence hides a second floor within its stylish, minimalist exterior

Posted in Architecture
By Sam Bathe on 22 Jan 2015



Though it’s built over two levels, Jacobsen Arquitetura have designed the RT Residence in Laranjeiras, Brazil, to appear like a compact and stylish bungalow. Using an optical illusion in the front of the house and warm natural materials so it blends in with the surrounding garden, the lower level is half-buried underground. With the back opening onto big open green space and the coast, light floods through the open plan living space.






Check out more of Jacobsen Arquitetura’s work on their site: www.jacobsenarquitetura.com

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