Borges House: A Family House with White Walls and Beautiful Landscapes

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This family house is located in Condominium Retiro das Pedras, Minas Gerais, Brazil, surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Sits on a site with a mild climate, Borges House offers a comfortable place for a young family to live. This house is completed in 2001 by Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados.

The Site

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This house sits in an awesome place with natural characteristics at 1,300m of altitude and 15km from Belo Horizonte. Besides the beautiful landscapes, the site has a mild climate and tranquility of a place far from large urban centers.



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This house is designed for a young family, a couple with their daughters. It is a house that opens onto the valley and is protected from the street. The white wall highlight the house’s appearance and plays with angled shadows and textures.


Borges House Gallery


Photographer: Eugenio Savio

Karin Hoover

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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