PALAFITA

This mix of bamboo and acrylic create a contrast of the natural with the artificial, the new and the traditional, the past and the future. This tension translates well our current age where technology meets nature. Finding the harmony into this connection is the aim of those pieces, to have a perfect balance in shape, size, color and functionality.

Using machines to cut precise but natural shapes, having the element of bamboo with its strength and lightness together with transparency and artificially colored plastics to create these structures.

Called Palafitas, a name used to define houses built over the water using sticks to sustain the buildings, common in the north of Brazil where floods are always happening with heavy tropical rains.