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Lar Casa de Magalhaes / Carvalho Araújo

  • 00:00 - 20 May, 2012
Lar Casa de Magalhaes / Carvalho Araújo
Lar Casa de Magalhaes / Carvalho Araújo, © Hugo Carvalho Araújo
© Hugo Carvalho Araújo

© Hugo Carvalho Araújo © Hugo Carvalho Araújo © Hugo Carvalho Araújo © Hugo Carvalho Araújo +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ponte de Lima, Portugal
  • Architects

    Atelier Carvalho Araújo - José Manuel Carvalho Araújo
  • Design Team

    Joel Moniz, Alexandre Branco, Sandra Ferreira, Mónica Peixoto, Liliana Costa, Ana Vilar, Lília Costa, Nuno Vieira, Filipe Russell
  • Client

    C. M. de Ponte de Lima - Casa do Povo
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

  

© Hugo Carvalho Araújo
© Hugo Carvalho Araújo

Inside a white house lives a lady without progeny. She donates the land, home and attachments to build a home for the elderly. She only requires that the construction be done prior to her death. It all starts from the house; it is the center and the symbol.

© Hugo Carvalho Araújo
© Hugo Carvalho Araújo

The building of the home for the elderly results from the expansion of the platform floor of the existing house. In the center are built two courtyards, one social and one for services, dematerializing the built mass, as if a part of the building had been removed, exposing its interior. You realize there's life and movement.

© Hugo Carvalho Araújo
© Hugo Carvalho Araújo

Outside, the rhythm of the facade refers to the tree trunks, a blending option, highlighting the existing houses, white-washed.

Cite: "Lar Casa de Magalhaes / Carvalho Araújo" 20 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/235250/lar-casa-de-magalhaes-atelier-carvalho-araujo/>
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James Lemanis · May 22, 2012

The interior looks a bit sterile, but it&#39s beautiful at night.
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