Habka House: showcasing the transformative concept of visual permeability in a lush, harmonious setting.

Presented by casapark

_project: Habka House
_architecture: Estúdio MRGB
_location: Brasília, Brazil

The Habka House is a unique architectural marvel designed by the MRGB studio that incorporates the concept of visual permeability. This concept, integral to contemporary architecture, refers to the creation of unobstructed visual connections within and across spaces. Visual permeability contributes to the enhancement of spatial experiences, creating fluid interactions between interior and exterior environments, and promoting a sense of openness.

MRGB Studio, a renowned name in architectural innovation, effectively interprets this principle in their design of Habka House. Situated amidst lush green surroundings, this project is a vibrant dialogue between the built form and the natural environment. Its design manifests the principle of visual permeability through strategic planning and innovative spatial arrangement.

At the core of the Habka House design, one finds expansive glass facades and open floor plans. These elements serve to create uninterrupted lines of sight throughout the home, establishing a strong visual connection between the internal spaces and the surrounding landscape. The transparent facades draw natural light into the interior, breathing life into the spaces and creating an intrinsic relationship between the building and its environment.

Visual permeability is also realized in Habka House through the careful arrangement of interior spaces. The use of minimal physical barriers facilitates free movement and sightlines, creating an environment that feels open and unrestricted. This is further enhanced by the use of reflective surfaces and light, neutral colors that amplify natural light, contributing to a sense of spaciousness.

Habka House reinforces the power of architecture to shape our experiences and perceptions, encouraging a harmonious and interactive relationship with our surroundings. It stands testament to the possibilities that lie in integrating visual permeability in design, creating a living environment that is not just visually stimulating, but also emotionally resonant and deeply connected with the world outside its walls.


_article written by Daniela Moreira Silva
_film by Architecture Hunter
_cover image by Joana França
_drawings by Estúdio MRGB:

  1. Sketch
  2. Implantation
  3. Ground Floor Plan
  4. Lower Floor Plan
  5. Section "a"
  6. Section "b"
  7. Section "c"
  8. Section "d"

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