House in Aldoar / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura

  • 01:00 - 15 November, 2011
House in Aldoar / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, © Xavier Antunes
© Xavier Antunes
  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto, Portugal
  • Architect

    Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
  • Project Team

    Jean Pierre Porcher, Margarida Oliveira and Albino Freitas
  • Collaborators

    Sofia Lima, Michael Ferreira
  • Area

    485.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

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From the architect. The idea of a house structured by a continuous uncoated white concrete wall came to mind while walking along a Richard Serra steel spiral. It starts on the fireplace and extends to the plot limits. 

© Xavier Antunes
© Xavier Antunes

In analogy we aimed at two situations: on the inside “an emotion’s machine” and on the outside the object’s unity and its simplicity towards the surroundings.

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© Xavier Antunes
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