House in Paço de Arcos

Jorge Mealha designed this house in Alto do Lagoal, a neighborhood in Lisbon, that unfolds a setting where solids and voids are in display for each other. The juxtaposition of volumes creates interesting paths, exquisite views and comfortable interior spaces protected from the harsh sunlight. The play of masses create an experience which bends and moves the functional needs of the home. When you stand across the pool vertically, you see the canopy reflected and stretching the volume below Read more [...]
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House in Paço de Arcos

Architect Jorge Mealha designed this house located on an impressively sloping site in Paço de Arcos, a neighborhood in Lisbon, using an arrangement of several solids trying to attenuate the overall mass. The house form proposes a dialogue between a range of different solids and voids, using light to draw or reflect on the surfaces, proposing a changeable reading of space and volumes during the day. The metal screening/shading devices, create large smooth textured surfaces on the facade Read more [...]
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