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Casa Marisol / espaço a3

  • 01:00 - 5 April, 2010
Casa Marisol / espaço a3
Casa Marisol / espaço a3, © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra +22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seixal, Portugal
  • Architects

    espaço a3
  • Principal In Charge

    Carlos Pinto Velosa
  • Collaborators

    Sara Stella, Mariana Proença
  • Engineering

    FJ Gabinete de Projectos, Lda
  • Client

    Dina Martins
  • Project Area

    325 sqm
  • Area

    1290.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

From the architect. Among different types and stiles of constructions one new home takes place at Marisol, Seixal. This new construction makes a contrast with the simplicity of forms and lines, where two volumes embrace an interior patio.

The house breaks the relations with the other constructions but takes in high consideration the lot shape and landscape. Two volumes separate main areas of the house, private and social.

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

The social volume, the biggest, with an a traditional inclined roof with ceramic tiles, looks into West finishing with a large glass wall that brings light to the interior and molds the space with the sun set light in the evening. The private areas belong to a closed long volume that is all finished with wood panels. In contrast with the other volume, this one has small windows giving an intimate feeling.

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

The natural light is the main source of molding the space and transforming this project, starting with the morning light at the private areas and finalizing the day cycle in the evening with the sun set getting in the social room. All theses spaces and elements get together in the center space and reunites the whole home – the patio.

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

The interior patio is the key element that brings together all the spaces and the complexity of all the house volumes and functions.

The garden room, this way called since is a separate space, a lounge and play room, that works also as sun room since is characterized for the big glass walls, is one more volume that completes the whole complex of this home characterized by the addition of the exterior spaces created by the closed volumes.

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

The final architectonic object is a result of different desires of the client and an approach to their necessities as well as their uncertainties. They where looking for a modern house for a modern living, but also looking into some traditions and habits. Their goals and desires where main part of the project options and not giving the total freedom to the architect they gave the most important, the elements for creativity. Those are the closest possible to a perfect client.

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra
Cite: "Casa Marisol / espaço a3" 05 Apr 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/54714/casa-marisol-espaco-a3/>
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20 Comments

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tsechiman · January 02, 2011

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e-adeia.gr · August 28, 2010

Inside or outside?... http://is.gd/bgPh6 @plethoraapp

lolesle · April 19, 2010

alvaro siza? mmm...

aldo anibal castro · April 15, 2010

@DarkErlik http://www.archdaily.com/54714... enseñan fotos chidas y los diseños de como es la casa.

Decoratiuni Tapet · April 14, 2010

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xirclebox · April 09, 2010

cool house --> Casa Marisol / espaço a3 http://bit.ly/c7YzTe /cc @feedly

Michael Baugus · April 09, 2010

Well proportioned modern residence in Portugal- Casa Marisol / espaço a3 http://bit.ly/aqAH9P

mf · April 08, 2010

This could almost be passed off as an early work of Gregory Ain. I mean that a good way - very nice.

Kevin Parent · April 07, 2010

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Graham Cowen · April 06, 2010

Gorgeous home. RT @HomeDecorNews Casa Marisol / espaço a3 http://bit.ly/bFa8jY #architecture

Kiko · April 06, 2010

Muito comercial com problemas de detalhe.

Trevor · April 06, 2010

Generic, but pretty.

tDA · April 06, 2010 09:02 PM

I agree, Trevor.
I'm beginning to think that there's some kind of tipping point that occurs when a client has too much money and the project hasn't enough limitations. At that point, the architecture becomes bland and emotionless.

Steven S. · April 06, 2010

Poor. Very poor.

designrelated · April 06, 2010

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Alexandre Meldau · April 06, 2010

RT @RafaelMichalak: CASA MARISOL ... http://bit.ly/dDzvDW ... #unerj #jaragua #arquitetura

ESPAÇO MAIOR ARQ. · April 06, 2010

CASA MARISOL ... http://bit.ly/dDzvDW ... #unerj #jaragua #arquitetura

Andrew Geber · April 06, 2010

love the dog

aris_athens · April 06, 2010 08:15 PM

which dog?there are two.hahahahaha!!!

formles · April 06, 2010

I tend to criticize the complex geometry and large size, visible especially in follorplans, even though it definitely has some nice moments that gives it the feeling of a home.

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