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Art Collector’s Home Features a Ramp for Viewing the Collection

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The immense kitchen of an intriguing and huge house for art collectors in Brazil looks more like a high end retail establishment than a place to cook.

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Instead of stairs, the house features an unusual ramp for walking up, to contemplate all the art displayed on the walls.

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This angled walking ramp inclines gently and doubles back at a walkable pace, rather than at the steeper angle of a staircase.

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Designed by , the house revolves around the clients’ very extensive art collection.

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Sited in Nova Lima, Brazil, the house is surrounded by nature and represents a highly civilized respite from it.

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No intermediate landscaping interrupts the awe-inspiring distant surrounding landscape, which is offered up, like an art piece, for viewing at a remove.

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The completely private setting on extensive private land means the bedroom can be fully open to the landscape.

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Entertaining in this stunning glass box with its vast views of distant mountains will surely be a memorable experience.

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Like a large scale commercial building, a museum perhaps, the house is constructed of steel structural beams.

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When not enjoying the art that they own, they can enjoy browsing a store-like supply of art magazines showing all the art they do not yet own.

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Altogether this is a very civilized home on a very vast scale for a couple who are clearly very significant patrons of the arts.

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