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FFAT / Arquitectos Anonimos

  • Architects: Arquitectos Anonimos
  • Location: Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Architects:  Arquitectos Anónimos and Paulo Teodósio
  • Structural Consultant: Paulo Lima and Manuel Branco Leite
  • Client: Fernando Afonso and Fátima Cardoso
  • Start Of Planning: 2004
  • Start Of Construction: 2005
  • Site area: 320 sqm
  • Built-up area: 270 sqm
  • Area: 90.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Photographs: Abel Andrade

© Abel Andrade © Abel Andrade © Abel Andrade © Abel Andrade

From the architect. Manipulate the interior space in relation with the neighbor buildings and the terrace that allows a view of the sea.

© Abel Andrade
© Abel Andrade

Our goal was maximize the exterior space, building a compact volume in 3 floor plans. The interior organization is generated around a central comunication corridor, to liberate space to the compartments.The dark phenolic plywood of the facade served as a ‘spacesuite’ that protects against the ‘radiation’ of reality, its context and its territory.

© Abel Andrade
© Abel Andrade
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