Corpo Santo House / Rui Cerqueira Barros

  • 24 Nov 2012
  • Houses Selected Works
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Architects: Rui Cerqueira Barros
Location: Leça da Palmeira, , Portugal
Design Team: , Cesar Barros, Joaquim Barros, Paulo Duval Sobreira, Fernando Barbosa, Eugenio Pinto
Construction: JCA Construções
Area: 160 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: José Campos

© José Campos

An old and ruined house divided in three different flats was the departing point for this project.

© José Campos

A new volume has been added to join the three levels and, beside the stairs, it contains toilets, kitchen and laundry room.

© José Campos

In the entrance floor we have the garage and laundry. The social area is on the middle floor, with living room open to the kitchen and a small courtyard.

© José Campos

In the upper level we can find two rooms and bathroom, to enhance the spatiality of the rooms, ceiling beams where left visible.

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