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A Magical Kitchen in Brazil

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A Magical Kitchen in Brazil

March 1, 2012

Architecture as magical realism: Guilherme Torres’ kitchen in São Paulo, Brazil (first spotted on Arch Daily). We haven’t seen this before, a pristine white box opening onto a tree-filled atrium, with a rustic, paint-spattered work table as kitchen island.

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Above: In Torres’ kitchen, a reclaimed table serves as a central workspace.

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Above: An orange rubber floor contrasts with a polished concrete floor.

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Above: A stainless cooktop set into the rustic work table; an antidote to the suburban island.

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Above: A seductive mix of materials embodies the (much discussed) rough luxe spirit.

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Above: Culinary preparation in action.

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