Minimum Compact Property by Filipe Pina & Maria Ines Costa

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Architects Filipe Pina & Maria Ines Costa patterns a stunningly modern day yet compacted property in Guarda, Portugal.

“Located on the north-center of Portugal, the residence was meant to combine the rural and the urban way of life. The whole lot is surrounded by diverse types of constructions, consequence of the informal settlements, traits of most Portuguese cities neighbourhoods.”

Continue below for a lot more of the design and style: 

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The 1st principle was to separate the new and the previous construction, even if they are connected within. A stone volume represents the existent developing a concrete volume the new a single.
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The 2nd principle was to introduce light in the middle of the residence. 2 different empty spaces had been created: the entrance, and the heart of the house – the courtyard.
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The courtyard and the stairs are the center of the residence and its living. These are the important components for the spatial relationships between the diverse parts of the home, the interior and the exterior.
JA House Archiscene 4 JA House Archiscene 10 The program was divided in 2 amounts: the living area, the kitchen and the garage had been positioned on the ground floor the bedrooms and the library at the initial floor. The suite was placed in a privileged level – the memory of the outdated property.
JA House Archiscene 7 JA House Archiscene 9 JA House Archiscene 11 JA House Archiscene 8 The scale and the website identity had been usually existing on the development details and materials alternatives: stone, concrete, steel and oak wood. Within the white and the wood comfort. Outside a granitic and a new concrete mass had been sculpted on the exact same way.
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Sites: Filipe Pina, Maria Ines Costa

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