Portugal

Transformation of a bakery into a two floor house in the old part of the city of Porto, Portugal

Transformation of a bakery into a two floor house in the old part of the city of Porto, Portugal Architects: Guilherme Machado Vaz Location: Porto, Portugal Year: 2017 Area: 1.926 ft²/ 179 m² Photo courtesy: Luís Ferreira Alves Description: "João's House is a renovation project for a small house...

Residential building inserted in a consolidated urban area to ensure the privacy

Residential building inserted in a consolidated urban area to ensure the privacy Architects: Ivo Tavares Studio Location: Avanca, Portugal Year: 2017 Area: 2.690 ft²/ 250 m² Photo courtesy: Ivo Tavares Studio Description: "The lot, where the house is inserted, have a non-regular shape, longitudinal and perpendicular to the street...

Old traditional buildings are converted into two modern lodging units saving the traditional theme

Old traditional buildings are converted into two modern lodging units saving the traditional theme Architects: José Luís Veloso Location: Meixedo, Portugal Year: 2016 Area: 4.166 ft²/ 387 m² Photo courtesy: Paulo Carvalho Description: "Located in Belelo, Meixedo, Viana do Castelo, Quinta do Fortunato, a structure of Turismo no Espaço...

Redesign of a bourgeois house built in 1925 in Portugal by Floret

Redesign of a bourgeois house built in 1925 in Portugal by Floret Architects: Floret Location: Porto, Portugal Year: 2016 Photo courtesy: Floret Description: "This bourgeois house, built in 1925, has some interesting features that distinguish it from traditional bourgeois Oporto house. First of all, the open sun exposure...

Granite and slate House in Castelo Melhor by Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos

Granite and slate House in Castelo Melhor by Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos Architects: Correia/Ragazzi Arquitectos Location: Castelo Melhor, Portugal Year: 2013 Area: 2.443 ft²/ 227 m² Photography: ©Luis Ferreira Alves Description: "The characterisation of the surroundings is clearly filled with rural aspects, revealing a low construction density, where the buildings...

Minimalist theme reflecting the simplicity of the surrounding vernacular architecture

Minimalist theme reflecting the simplicity of the surrounding vernacular architecture Architects: Marlene Uldschmidt Location: Ferragudo, Portugal Year: 2016 Area: 1.507 ft²/ 140 m² Photo courtesy: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Description: "Casa dos Abraços is situated in the fishing village of Ferragudo, Algarve, Southern Portugal. The historic center of Ferragudo...

Two storey contemporary home near Lisbon designed by Ribeiro de Carvalho

Two storey contemporary home near Lisbon designed by Ribeiro de Carvalho Architects: Ribeiro de Carvalho Location: Lisbon, Portugal Year: 2011 Photo courtesy: Ribeiro de Carvalho Thank you for...

Modern home created by two overlapping and perpendicular volumes

Modern home created by two overlapping and perpendicular volumes Architects: Visioarq Arquitectos Location: Algarve, Portugal Year: 2016 Area: 13.347 ft²/ 1.240 m² Photo courtesy: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Description: "The QL House is located in one of the most exclusive areas of Algarve, on the Portuguese southern coast,...

Five white terraces enables wide range views over the surrounding golf course

Five white terraces enables wide range views over the surrounding golf course Architects: Corpo Atelier Location: Vilamoura, Portugal Year: 2015 Photo courtesy: Ricardo Oliveira Alves Description: "A golf course is limited by empty plots for detached houses and scattered trees of various types and heights. At the ground...

The Wall House by Guedes Cruz Arquitectos

The Wall House by Guedes Cruz Arquitectos Architects: Guedes Cruz Arquitectos Location: Cascais, Portugal Year: 2013 Photo courtesy: Ricardo Oliveira Alves Description: "Like a wall in a Castle not in stone, but in concrete, glass and wood. Not to for protection but because of the neighbours and the...

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