Chez Georges

Entering through beautiful concrete arches and a stunning six-meter-high wooden door that overlooks Santa Teresa and Guanabara Bay, one is immersed in a venue of meticulously crafted textiles, bamboo sheets, and cushions carefully chosen in Thailand and Europe.

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Entering through beautiful concrete arches and a stunning six-meter-high wooden door that overlooks Santa Teresa and Guanabara Bay, one is immersed in a venue of meticulously crafted textiles, bamboo sheets, and cushions carefully chosen in Thailand and Europe.

Listed as urban heritage of Rio de Janeiro, Chez Georges is a showcase of transcontinental modernism housed in an impressive work of Brazilian Brutalism by the nationally renowned architect Wladimir Alves de Souza.

The Details

What makes it Kobu

Key architect of Brazilian Modernism, along with Mies Van der Rohe, Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, Wladimir Alves de Souza left his mark. It’s a unique architectural villa made of arches, concrete and precious woods. It’s a unique architectural villa “conceived” of arches, concrete and precious woods.
Thanks to the private villa’s lofty and secluded location on the edge of a protected forest, such sights as Sugarloaf Mountain, Guanabara Bay, and the city rooftops provide impressive backdrops from various vantage points around the property—including the living room with expansive windows, the patio with its vaulted concrete pergola, and the 360-degree panoramic viewing point on the roof.

Directions

RIOgaleão - Tom Jobim International Airport (GIG)

30 min by car

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