With this project, the architect Yuri Vital won the award for the year 2009 the Institute of Architects of Brazil, in the “Social Housing”.
The architecture can help provide housing solutions for low-income social sectors, this project aims to achieve the ideal of social housing can unite the aesthetic and functional qualities, without high costs.
By cleaning design and formal rationality was possible to develop a set of 17 low cost units.
The structural solution is a mixed structure of block masonry concrete and conventional structure which uses a slab and precured mounted flat to the mezzanine and the roof, the cover sheet is resolved.
The terrain is a high and steep, the project has an indoor street that connects the units, providing an axis of high visibility in the vicinity.
Each home has a garage for one car. Not to exceed the legal limit of 6 meters provided by the laws of the city, was designed half low level to locate the garage, a warehouse and work area, on the next floor (half a level above), there is a living room, bathroom, kitchen and service area. The second floor has two bedrooms and a bathroom.
The water tower is presented as an economical structural plastic receptacle and low cost for the project, is located on the front facade of each unit, giving a touch fomal.Se all wet areas concentrated in one sector.
The details of the project were designed to provide all based economy but without neglecting the formal aesthetic.
The Architect’s website there are images Yuri Road during construction of the work.
The total built area of 1011 m² and the surface area of each unit is 46 m².
The architect Yuri Vital (Brazilian born 1980) won the award for the year 2009 the Brazilian Institute of Architects, Department of San Pablo, in the category “Social Housing.”