House DJ

[i]da Arquitectos designed this house located in Carcavelos, Portugal, using a central patio to divide the house into two parts and to organize the interior space. Project description: A central patio divides the house into two parts and organizes the interior spaces: on the west side, an open horizontal space to the garden receives the dining room and the kitchen; on the east side, a vertical space, located at a lower level in relation to the public route to ensure domestic privacy, receives Read more […]
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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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Oporto House

Hoffice Architecture renovated this house located in the city of Oporto, Portugal. Here is the project description: The program content and management of same for pre-existing claims to meet the expectations expressed by the client so that it is possible to constitute a dwelling type T4 within certain parameters. 
 The existing building, for his image structured, architecturally defined, and its close relationship with the adjacent facades of the project was provided to maintain the 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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Petit Cabanon Café

Ternullomelo Architects designed the Petit Cabanon Café located in Lisbon, Portugal, like a “parent and child cafe”. Here is the project description: Petit Cabanon Cafe is located in Parque das Nações, Lisbon, and is meant to be a “parent and child cafe” – a place in which parents can enjoy having a coffee, catching up with friends etc., without having to worry about their children’s surroundings. For this purpose it houses a playroom with a playground for children. It is not Read more […]
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Miravientos House

Architect Eduardo Trigo de Sousa designed, in collaboration with ComA Architecture and Design, a house marked by the nature in Palmela, Portugal. The house flows naturally soaked in the terrain and assumes, in the end, in the great living room window, it’s domination above the visitors. All circulations and social spaces leads to a private family patio, with a human scale design, protected by a pergola and neighbors walls. The basement serves for car parking. Photos Read more […]
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FFAT House

Arquitectos Anónimos designed this singular house located in the portuguese city of Vila Nova Gaia. They maximize the exterior space, building a compact volume in 3 floor plans. The interior organization is generated around a central communication corridor, to literate space to the compartments. The dark phenolic plywood of the facade served as a “spacesuite” that protects against the radiation of reality, its context and its territory. Photos by Abel Andrade Via DesignCrave Read more […]
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Marta Massada House

Portuguese architecture firm spaceworkers transformed a typical house in the city of Oporto, into a new cosmopolitan house preserving its identity. Here is the project description: Intervening in a typical habitation of the Oporto urban tissue it’s by itself a reason for the memory theme run through our thought, as the memory itself begins to delineate like a program, a “tool” capable of function as a moderator element between the “old” and the “new”. This project tries to recreate Read more […]
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Vodafone Headquarters

Barbosa & Guimaraes designed the new headquarters for mobile phone brand Vodafone in Porto, Portugal. The new building is faithful to the Vodafone slogan “Vodafone Life, Life in Motion”, adopting a dynamic image, covering the sense of movement, challenging the static. The formalization of this concept is based on the concrete, which through its plasticity, allows to create irregular and free-form shapes, working both as a structural solution and exterior appearance, creating a unique shape, Read more […]
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Y House by SousaSantos Arquitectos

SousaSantos Arquitectos designed the Y House as a vision device in the medieval town of Obidos, Portugal. The design was focused in a system that rules the way the inhabitant sees the outside world and simultaneously the way the outside sees the dwellers. The big curved window creates a visual path that, like a camera traveling, reveal the image of the landscape. The idea of landscape as an image and its importance in the domestic living were the main design focus of this scheme. Via Read more […]
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