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House In Banzao / Frederico Valsassina Arquitecto

  • Architects: Frederico Valsassina Arquitecto
  • Location: R. das Folhas Soltas, 2705 Sintra, Portugal
  • Architects: Frederico Valsassina Arquitecto
  • Structure And Foundations: José Alberto Carvalho
  • Area: 150.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Photographs: João Carmo Simões

© João Carmo Simões © João Carmo Simões © João Carmo Simões © João Carmo Simões

From the architect. Transforming the store into dwelling: to design a guest house in a place that once served asstorage. A major premise was to give some privacy to guests while creating a zone where the interaction between indoor / outdoor, natural / built is privileged - the articulation of the two objects is very important, it is intended that dialogue.

© João Carmo Simões
© João Carmo Simões

We decided to create a volume with the same implementation and formal components (sloping roof) of the pre-existence to ensure a hierarchy of objects in confrontation - guest house and main house.

© João Carmo Simões
© João Carmo Simões

The uniformity of the material coating the entire house is essential to highlight another texture: the many and varied shades produced by pine trees.

© João Carmo Simões
© João Carmo Simões
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