In Progress: Sambade House / Spaceworkers

  • 13 Sep 2012
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  • Houses In Progress
© João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura

Architects: Spaceworkers
Location: Penafiel, Porto,
Architects In Charge: Henrique Marques, Rui Dinis
Collaborators: Sérgio Rocha, Rui Miguel, Rui Rodrigues
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura

Project Area: 1,170 sqm
Engineering: Imagem Fiel – Engenharia, Lda
Contructor: Construções Foz do Lima
Financing: Carla Duarte

The intervention begins with the understanding, affirmation and strengthening of local structures. Matrix structures as natural terraces, and vegetation vertical stone walls pre-existing.

© João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura

A pure volume of rectangular base, is put on the land and opens onto the green landscape. A volumetric purity, desired by the customer, is who sets the tone for the project.

© João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura

The act of inhabiting unfolds so throughout the volume of concrete, pure, raw, just sitting waiting to grow old with each passing day. 

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Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "In Progress: Sambade House / Spaceworkers" 13 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 25 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=270651>