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Warborn Apartment / Caiano Morgado Arquitectos Associados

  • 01:00 - 29 October, 2010
Warborn Apartment / Caiano Morgado Arquitectos Associados
Warborn Apartment / Caiano Morgado Arquitectos Associados, © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra © FG+SG – Fernando Guerra +44

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Architects

    Joana Caiano, António Morgado
  • Collaborators

    Cláudia Patrocínio, Joana Saraiva
  • Client

    Private
  • Electricity

    Ecolalternativas, Unipessoal Lda. Guilherme Moreira
  • Constructor

    António Manuel Dias Areal
  • Area

    300.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

From the architect. The project focused on a duplex apartment on the top floor of a sea-facing building. The two starting points were the need to re-adjust layout and flow to purpose, and the wish to promote the relationship with the surrounding landscape. Therefore, the project became a process of re-design and customization. The spans and porches were re-defined to focus on and emphasize the scenic quality of the landscape as well as the transition between exterior and interior areas. The existing circular staircase was re-designed, highlighting its form and arresting its sense of movement.

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra

Walls and ceiling melt into one or bend in order to show the way. Vertical lighting stripes signal the entrance to a room. Kitchen and living spaces co-habit, while their essential aspects are revealed, and the superfluous concealed. Wood, white and 'viroc' materials define the various spaces. Black glass details provide highlights and an alternative take on the surrounding landscape when reflected. The sea and the horizon become omnipresent throughout, either framed by a window or captured in a fleeting reflection.

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra
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ariana roberts · March 15, 2011

great example of minimalism done right!

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pathos · October 30, 2010

This is sleek minimalism done right; it retains a sense of warmth and soul. Love it.

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3psy · October 29, 2010

ascetic, yet warm. open, yet seclusive - love it!

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