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House BL in Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal by Hugo Monte

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Article source: Hugo Monte

Despite located in a rural context of complex characterization the BL house develops a true relation with the exterior surroundings through an extended patio that leads to a plateau where we can gather around a bonfire. the entrance in space and amplitude suggests the remaining spaces and combines the three floors in a straightforward way.

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

  • Architects: Hugo Monte
  • Project: House BL
  • Location: Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal
  • Photography: João Morgado
  • Gross Built Area: 526m2
  • Completion Year: 2017

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Cozinha Comunitária das Terras da Costa in Costa da Caparica, Portugal by Warehouse

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Article source: Warehouse 

This project was conceived and designed by means of an extensive and highly participatory process, in which the communities of Terras da Costa were always present and actively involved in the discussion.

Image Courtesy © Warehouse

  • Architects: Warehouse 
  • Project: Cozinha Comunitária das Terras da Costa
  • Location: Costa da Caparica, Portugal
  • Team: Warehouse + ateliermob
  • Main Sponsor: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
  • Partners: Câmara Municipal de Almada, SMAS Almada, Casa do Vapor, Studio AH-HA, Eurostand, Investwood, Exemplo Concreto, F. S. Máquinas, Carpintaria SALFER, Tintas CIN, Electricista Paulo Filipe Rúben Teodoro, Ricardo Morais, Sebastião de Botton, João Peixe, Inês Paiva, Samuel Boche, Licia Soldavini, Martinho Pita, Diana Pereira
  • Collaborators: Cindree; Maël Castellan; Severine Brug; Céline Lixon; Merril Sinéus; Diogo Anjos; Emeline Romanat; Marion Levoir; Noémie Paperin; Ana Catarino; Zé Nuno; Catarina Matos Silva; Sofi Sousa; Anna Ibraev; Luis de Botton; Mariana Pires; Bernardo Lourenço; Ana Rita Mendonça; José; Madalena Garnier Marques; Diogo; Etienne; Mariana Vargues; Inês Martins; Ana; Du Carvalho; Braíma; Hugo; Victor; Ivan; Sr.Mário; Sr.Duarte; Lizzi; Dona Victoria; Dona Fonzinha; Marta; Thierry Oliveira; Cecilia Valenti.

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L’And Hotel, Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal by PROMONTORIO

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Article source: PROMONTORIO

The project is the outcome of an invitation in 2005 of a family-based wine-making and agro-business company to master plan an innovative resort concept that would combine the rural experience of wine and olive oil production, with the amenities of leisure destination.  With 66 hectares, the site is in the vicinity of the whitewashed town of Montemor-o-novo, in the Alentejo, near the UNESCO-listed city of Évora.  Located on a gentle valley facing South and overlooking the skyline of the town’s medieval castle, the master plan was devised in a system of clustered villas and terraced row-houses reminiscent of the former agricultural compounds of the Alentejo, known as “monte”, which literally means “mount” or “hill” in English; an etymological reference to its topographic condition.  In addition, a small lake cools the air and is used for leisure activities besides serving as a sustainable water-retaining basin for agriculture.

Image Courtesy © PROMONTORIO

  • Architects: PROMONTORIO
  • Project: L’And Hotel
  • Location: L’And Vineyards resort, Montemor-o-novo (Alentejo), Portugal
  • Software used: ArchiCad
  • Interior Design: Studio MK27 w/ PROMONTORIO
  • Landscape Architecture: PROAP
  • Gross Built Area: 2,064 sq.m (main building) and 900 sq.m (townhouse suites)
  • Project Status: 2005 (master planning) – 2011 (built and opened to public)

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Rua Maria Loft in Lisbon, Portugal by KEMA studio

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Article source: KEMA studio

Project is located in Anjos, Lisbon, Portugal, a zone where the industry mixes with housing buildings in a very dense urban tissue.

The pre-existing space had a function of carpentry, with a limited access to light and a small, lacking identity exterior space.

We decided to maintain as much as possible in the interior, except for the part of a back facade to let more natural daylight in and enforce the relation between interior-exterior.

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

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Eira House in Vale de Cambra, Portugal by AR Studio Architects

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Article source: AR Studio Architects 

Located in the city of Vale de Cambra, the Casa da Eira (literally “The House of the threshing-floor”) was a rehabilitation challenge with about 400m2 of construction.

A century-old house that was very degraded and needed a major overhaul, that would revive the memory of the original design without forgetting the current needs. The owner wanted a residence where he could have a traditional and familiar setting, not forgetting its irreverent and creative side. A place where friends are always welcome.

Image Courtesy © Soraia Oliveira (architect)

  • Architects: AR Studio Architects
  • Project: Eira House
  • Location: Vale de Cambra, Portugal
  • Photography: Soraia Oliveira (architect)
  • Software used: Autocad, SketchUp, V-Ray
  • Responsible Architects: Daniel Antunes and Ricardo Russo
  • Contributors: João Ferreira, Ivan Clife, Soraia Oliveira
  • General Contractor: Rogério Martins Construções
  • Sub-contracts: Tecober lda, Ricardo Oliveira, Cruz e Pinho lda, Kimpala lda, Jorge Carpintarias.
  • Area: 400m2
  • Year of the Project: 2016

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Apartamento Telheiras in Lisbon, Portugal by Miguel Marcelino

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Article source: Miguel Marcelino

This apartment, built in the 80s, has problems that are typical of the architectural debilities of most of the portuguese housing buildings of the second half of the XX century: low ceilings throughout the house, subdivided spaces, long narrow kitchens, winding corridors and numerous protrusions of pillars and beams that reveal an unresolved conflict between structure and architecture.

Image Courtesy © Archive Miguel Marcelino

  • Architects: Miguel Marcelino
  • Project: Apartamento Telheiras
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Collaborators: Débora Martins
  • General Contractor: Vassalo & Sousa
  • Gross Floor Area: 115 m2
  • Phases: 2015 (project), 2015-2016 (construction)

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Commercial Axis in Guimarães, Portugal by Martins Architecture Office

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Article source: Martins Architecture Office

A 32 year old bakery needed to refurbish and endorse a new contemporary image.

The clients had already some commercial strategies and specific equipments to adapt.

Image Courtesy © NUDO

  • Architects: Martins Architecture Office
  • Project: Commercial Axis
  • Location: Guimarães, Portugal
  • Photography: NUDO
  • Software used: Autocad, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, 3dS Max, V-Ray
  • Team: José Martins, Marta Machado, Ana Moura
  • Size: 96,00 m2
  • Year: 2016-2017

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House in Rua Faria Guimarães in Porto, Portugal by falaatelier

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Article source: falaatelier

The old house was found in a sequence of equally discrete buildings from different periods of the 20th century. Built originally for a single family, and abandoned for decades, the brief proposed transforming the ruin into a housing unit with five apartments, responding to the accelerated gentrification process in the area.

Image Courtesy © Ricardo Loureiro

  • Architects: falaatelier
  • Project: House in Rua Faria Guimarães
  • Location: Porto, Portugal
  • Photography: Ricardo Loureiro
  • Client: Stunning Chapter Ltd
  • Project Team: Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares, Ahmed Belkhodja, Mariana Silva, Diogo Paixão, Paulo Sousa
  • Contractor: Engilaco

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João’s House in Porto, Portugal by Guilherme Machado Vaz

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Article source: Guilherme Machado Vaz

João’s House is a renovation project for a small house located in the old part of the city of Porto, close to the Douro River.

It is a traditional XIX century ground floor building with walls made with stone, and a wooden roof structure covered with tiles.

It was once used as a bakery that served the local population who were mostly fishermen.

Image Courtesy © Luís Ferreira Alves

  • Architects: Guilherme Machado Vaz
  • Project: João’s House
  • Location: Porto, Portugal
  • Photography: Luís Ferreira Alves
  • Area: 179m2
  • Completion year: 2017

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Rosa Muerta in Açores, Portugal by ARCO mais

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Article source: ARCO mais 

Situated on the northern side of S.Miguel Island, the plot has an open view over the sorrounding fields and woods.

The client expressed a desire of openness and harmony with nature, and very little concerns about how he would like the interior of the house, except from the wish of including memories of old travels through some objects.

Image Courtesy © Paulo Goulart

  • Architects: ARCO mais
  • Project: Rosa Muerta
  • Location: Rabo de Peixe, Açores, Portugal
  • Photography: Paulo Goulart
  • Lead Architects:  Paulo Lima, Chiara Bettelli
  • Gross Built Area: 76 sqm
  • Completion Year: 2015

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