Gallery: Brazilian House on Stilts is a Beautiful Low-Impact Retreat


Perched on the foothills near Camos do Jordão in Sao Palo, Brazil, the House For A Couple is a thoughtful residence made from low-impact materials that minimizes any disturbance of its site. The architect André Eisenlohr built the home as a bridge projecting out to the forest below it. The lightweight wall system and carefully-balanced floors allow the structure to push further out than would be possible using traditional building techniques, thus reducing the overall footprint of the home dramatically.

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