British Themed Cooking, Drinking And Chilling Space Fits In 107 Sq. Feet In Sao Paulo


Photos: Courtesy of architects Ana Lucia Salama and Gerson Dutra de Sá.

In order to understand why would a Brazilian want to have a space themed around the British monarchy, you have to take into account this room was prepared for Casa Cor design event in Sao Paulo, which began around the much talked about William and Kate's royal wedding.

That said, architects Ana Lucia Salama and Gerson Dutra de Sá did a terrific job accommodating a kitchen, eating area and drinking/chilling space in only 107 sq. feet.

A 'copa' is a typology of space in some Brazilian homes that sits somewhere between a kitchen and a dinning room, where you have a small bite or drink with friends.

Faced with the challenge of projecting such a place at the Casa Cor Sao Paulo exhibition in only 107 sq. feet (10 sq. meters), the designers took inspiration in the English wedding for colors and textures.

The interesting part for TreeHugger and our love of small spaces, however, is the comfortable organization of a nicely equipped kitchen (electric oven on top, fridge below the counter, sink at the back of the room), a compact dinning area for two, and even a chilling space with cellar and sofa.

Some of the wooden structures were also constructed with demolition wood by the Bontempo Muebles store.

Possibly without the Kate and William photos, this space could make a great kitchen and dining area in any small apartment.

More Small Spaces
Gorgeous 300 Sq. Foot Live/Work Loft Has A Place For Everything
Buenos Aires renovation has clever use of space, recycled materialsTiny Homes Hit Mainstream (An Intentional Bike Neighborhood Is Born)
To Save Space, Architects Put the Shower in the Living Room. Has This Gone Too Far?
An Adjustable Book Shelf Lets You Put Your Own Spin On Your Living Room

Tags: Brazil | Kitchens | Small Spaces