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House in Sequeiros / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura

  • 00:00 - 24 November, 2011
House in Sequeiros / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura
House in Sequeiros / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, © Xavier Antunes
© Xavier Antunes

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  • Architects

    Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
  • Location

    Amares, Portugal
  • Project Team

    Jean Pierre Porcher, Margarida Oliveira and Albino Freitas
  • Collaborators

    Sofia Lima, Luís Peixoto
  • Area

    288.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. To adapt this old farmhouse to a dwelling-house the only necessary intervention was to demolish the partition walls. The house’s social areas were placed in the existing volume. 

© Xavier Antunes
© Xavier Antunes

Only a wooden “little box” was set to screen the kitchen area. To host the bedrooms a box unattached to the ground, coated with z - shaped corten steel profiles, was created. 

© Xavier Antunes
© Xavier Antunes

In a singular way, the conjunct reminds the traditional rural assemblage of the threshing-floor, granary and farmhouse, as well as a text by Alberto Campo Baeza on boxes: “Caixas, Caixinhas e Caixotes”.

© Xavier Antunes
© Xavier Antunes

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Cite: "House in Sequeiros / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura" 24 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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