Jun 12, 2019 / Interiors
Cucina Pietra by Felipe Hess

Cucina Pietra is a minimal kitchen created by São Paulo-based designer Felipe Hess. The Swiss-French modern architect tells us that eyes are made for the forms under the light; the shadows and the clearings reveal as forms; the cubes, cones, spheres, cylinders or pyramids are like great shapes that light reveals well; Your images are not clear and tangible, unambiguous. In the same way, Cucina Pietra, exists by itself. The kitchen, designed for an architecture exhibition, is an act of ordenation in which the friction between points, planes and environment is conceived in a complementary and inseparable way. Its punctuated interventions appear in silence, as a deep and rigorous instrument of representation of matter and forms. Following the same argument announced by Adolf Loos that “the evolution of culture is synonymous with the removal of ornament from utilitarian objects”, the project anchors itself in the simplicity of elements and aims to highlight the plasticity of architectural volumes and components. The intervention was an experimentation, a way of rethinking and reopening the value of visual relation as articulator and activator of body experiences. The entrance access is sheltered by a high ceiling that lowers until reaching the long corridor in parallel.