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FFAT / Arquitectos Anonimos

  • 00:00 - 3 September, 2009
FFAT / Arquitectos Anonimos
FFAT / Arquitectos Anonimos, © Abel Andrade
© Abel Andrade

© Abel Andrade © Abel Andrade © Abel Andrade © Abel Andrade + 13

  • Architects

     Arquitectos Anónimos and Paulo Teodósio
  • Location

    Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Structural Consultant

    Paulo Lima and Manuel Branco Leite
  • Client

    Fernando Afonso and Fátima Cardoso
  • Start Of Planning

  • Start Of Construction

  • Site area

    320 sqm
  • Built-up area

    270 sqm
  • Area

    90.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

Text description provided by the architects. 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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Cite: "FFAT / Arquitectos Anonimos" 03 Sep 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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