Rural Tourism in Montalegre / Nuno Flores + Sofia Neves

  • 11 Oct 2012
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© Manuel Correia

Location: Parafita, Montalegre,
Architects: Nuno Flores + Sofia Neves
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Manuel Correia

Project Area: 100 sqm
Client: Custódio Pinto Montes e Ana Moura Alves
Landscape Architecture: Daniel Monteiro

Along a slope, four water mills were the only buildings which originally existed.

© Manuel Correia

In order not to interfere with these buildings, it was decided to design a higher route, taking advantage of an old path originally used by animals, connecting the north and south points on which four new wooden buildings were built in an attempt increase local tourism.

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