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Houses Over The Ria De Aveiro / RVDM

  • 01:00 - 23 February, 2012
Houses Over The Ria De Aveiro / RVDM
Houses Over The Ria De Aveiro / RVDM, © FG+SG
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Aveiro, Portugal
  • Architects

    RVDM
  • Design Team

    Rui Rei, Ricardo Senos, Jorge Brito, Catarina Simões and Nuno Marques
  • Engineering

    Da Vinci Lda
  • Area

    590.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

From the architect. The program wanted two twin houses in front of a unique landscape, enjoying superb views over the Ria de Aveiro. The site, full of water and light, in the bounds of Aveiro, had a difficult and appealing topography.

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The client asked for similar attributes for both houses, both overlooking the scenery, and with direct solar light. Because of the orientation to the landscape, one of the houses would become shadowy by its position to the north side. In order to resolve this, all the superior volume wrinkled and became better exposed to sun light.

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The design option resolved the clients program organizing two volumes, one over another: a long one, slightly dislocated, supports the other, free, searching the landscape. The wrinkling of the superior one, helped to create a texture for the elevations with cladding of entire HPL panels (300 x 115cm) for better enclosure. Exterior position of the panels are designed to permit shutters all around the house.

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Interiors were drawn from one same matrix. On the upper volume internal boxes organizes intimate and social spaces, focusing views towards the west and the lagoon.

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