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In Progress: Sambade House / Spaceworkers

In Progress: Sambade House / Spaceworkers
© João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura
© João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura

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

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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.

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
© 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. 

© João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura
© João Morgado Fotografia de Arquitectura

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "In Progress: Sambade House / Spaceworkers" 13 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/270651/in-progress-sambade-house-spaceworkers/>