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N2X035 HOUSE / N2X Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 31 July, 2012
N2X035 HOUSE / N2X Arquitectos
N2X035 HOUSE / N2X Arquitectos, © José Maria Oliveira
© José Maria Oliveira

© José Maria Oliveira © José Maria Oliveira © José Maria Oliveira © José Maria Oliveira +19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Azores, Portugal
  • Architects

    N2X Arquitectos
  • Design Team

    Isabel Ourique, Pedro Furtado
  • Structural Engineer

    João Serpa
  • Area

    156.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

From the architect. This project is located on a plot of land of some interest in a place called Lugar da Ribeira da Praia. We started from an unusual context, as this plot housed some ruins at a higher location, naturally kept apart from the surrounding lower agglomerate with which it apparently dialogues and which we then designated as “village”.

© José Maria Oliveira
© José Maria Oliveira

The project’s idea is to “fill” the physical emptiness existing in these ruins by constructing two related modules that overlap each other and are similar to one another material-wise, but that differ in their limits, making evident the construction principle based on the loose and mismatched stone of the ruins and its surrounding walls.

© José Maria Oliveira
© José Maria Oliveira

Maintenance of the ruins’ external walls allowed for keeping its identity and the local’s memory as well as to stress the present and evolution of concepts and languages prone to the human experience.

© José Maria Oliveira
© José Maria Oliveira

The high limits of the ruins upon which the stone and blackness of the exterior panels of the house were set limit the simple and functional white interior that radiates light and brings life into its interior.

© José Maria Oliveira
© José Maria Oliveira

A privileged view over Vale da Ribeira and the ocean, its sunny location and the environmental and landscaped components are what makes this construction respond to a significant amount of elements that together create is sustainability, via use of solar energy, rain waters for watering and reservoir filling and for an acoustic and thermally-controlled construction.

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hungoree · August 16, 2012

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Jonh · August 14, 2012

Just Fantastic!

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caroline amber · August 03, 2012

just perfect

minimalist · August 02, 2012

I love white interiors!

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Stan Majcherkiewicz · July 31, 2012

Ineresting project. But don't you think there is a bit too much of white inside...?

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