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House in Aldoar / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura

  • Architects: Topos Atelier de Arquitectura
  • 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: Xavier Antunes

© Xavier Antunes © Xavier Antunes © Xavier Antunes © Xavier Antunes

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.

© Xavier Antunes
© Xavier Antunes
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