Tolo House by Alvaro Leite Siza

The Tolo house, designed by Alvaro Leite Siza, is build on a sharply inclined hill in Penafiel, Portugal. The house fragmentation, necessary due to the steep topography, transforms the whole into a composition of small linked and interconnected volumes, creating an unevenness that allows for a more secure and rational use of the lot. The form resulting from a rigorous, modular geometric abstraction establishes the necessary rotation of certain modules to adapt to the natural morphology Read more [...]
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