Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.
VIELA do BURACO, 24 in Porto, Portugal by Atelier – Nuno Ribeiro
March 13th, 2015 by Sumit Singhal
Article source: Atelier – Nuno Ribeiro
This architectural project is related with recovery and physical and functional rehabilitation of a building located in the Alley of the hole, 24, classified as a World Heritage area, the same reborn next door to the Douro River and the streets and squares that this characterization zone with typical and unique architecture.
Intervention is as minimalist as possible, aiming only to recreate the conditions of use in the image and according to current perspectives of a building that has lost its meaning over time, having been disfigured and transformed, because, despite its housing structure detached , worked in their recent times, as a warehouse on the ground floor and separate bedrooms on the upper floors, using users a single toilet.
The building has and maintains a gross built area of 156,80 m2, on a plot with 2,60m front and 11,60m deep.
The program consists of a common use space of arrival on the ground floor, where there is also a clothing treatment area to be used by all users of this residential unit. In the 4 upper floors are created 4 T0, these consist of large living room, closet / kitchenette and toilet with shower, toilet and sink. These are served by a staircase simple iron structure, set in the backdrop of the existing masonry stone, the main facade, only intervencionavel, will be recovered in its structure
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