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Perforated Metal Panels Cover The Exterior Of This Apartment Building In Brazil

Perforated metal panels with an earthy reddish sepia tone cover the exterior of a modern building in Brazil.
Photography by Juliana Berzoini (left) and Pablo Gomide (right)

Gisele Borges Arquitetura has completed a residential building in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, which features boldly designed architecture that stands out in the local landscape.

A residential building is covered in perforated aluminum panels, each painted in an earthy reddish sepia tone.
Photography by Juliana Berzoini

The building, which is located on a narrow lot of 41 feet (12.7m), includes14 lofts and 24 studios, however, it’s the metal exterior that caught our eye.

The facade that covers this modern residential building is made from perforated aluminum panels, each painted in an earthy reddish sepia tone.
Photography by Juliana Berzoini

The facade that covers the building is made from aluminum panels, each painted in an earthy reddish sepia tone that alludes to the abundance in Minas Gerais of raw ore.

The facade that covers this modern building is made from perforated aluminum panels, each painted in an earthy reddish sepia tone.
Photography by Pablo Gomide

In order to obtain lightness and transparency for the bold building, the aluminum panels have perforations in different sizes, allowing the view of the surrounding area to be seen from within the building.

In order to obtain lightness and transparency for the bold building, the aluminum panels have perforations in different sizes, allowing the view of the surrounding area to be seen from within the building.
Photography by Pablo Gomide

From the outside looking in, it isn’t possible to see the interior, guaranteeing privacy to the resident.

A modern residential building with concrete window frames and perforated metal panels.
Photography by Pablo Gomide

Contrasting the metal panels are concrete framed windows that are scattered throughout the building.

A modern building with concrete window frames and perforated metal panels.
Photography by Pablo Gomide
A modern building with perforated aluminum panel facade.
Photography by Pablo Gomide

Here’s a glimpse of the interior view of the panels and how it looks from inside the building.

Perforated metal panels cover the exterior of a residential building.
Photography by Leon Myssior
Perforated metal panels create a unique shadow design.
Photography by Leon Myssior

What the video below to learn more about the building.

Video credit: @incontornaveis @vivalavideo @filhodeafrica | Architect/design: Gisele Borges | Project Manager: Ulisses Mikhail Itokawa | Collaborators: Helena Hostalácio, Iara Pimenta, Mariana Correa, Manuela Fratezzi, Luiza Menicucci, Gabriela Jacobina e Victor Lamounier | Project Team: Acoustics: Opus | HVAC: Protherm | Structure: Bedê Consultoria e Projetos | Glazing and metal facade: Aludesign Contencions: Geomec Engenheiros Consultores |Installations: Projelet Projetos e Sistemas Prediais Ltda

Source: Contemporist

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