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Caxinas House / AUZprojekt

  • 01:00 - 3 April, 2013
Caxinas House / AUZprojekt
Caxinas House / AUZprojekt, Courtesy of AUZprojekt
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Vila do Conde, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Jorge Lapa, José Mário Macedo, Pedro Santos
  • Structural Engineering

    Inforpóvoa Lda, Manuel Rui Santos
  • Area

    230.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
Courtesy of AUZprojekt
Courtesy of AUZprojekt

Text description provided by the architects. Reconstruction of an house in the very dense urban environment of the fishing area of Caxinas, Vila do Conde.

Courtesy of AUZprojekt
Courtesy of AUZprojekt

The very subdivided pre-existing ground floor, gives place to an open social area, defined mostly with plans, some of them curves. Entrance, living-room and kitchen, all connected, almost the same space.

Courtesy of AUZprojekt
Courtesy of AUZprojekt

The house is vertically linked by an omnipresent  spiral staircase, that connects the ground floor to an open attic, fun area. In between, the bedrooms floor.   The presence of the white and light, in opposition to the traditional darkness and chaos.

Courtesy of AUZprojekt
Courtesy of AUZprojekt

Outside, a plain bright color against the neighboring multi-color ceramic tiles. In the ground floor, a thermowood coating, in different directions camouflaging a garage door.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

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Cite: "Caxinas House / AUZprojekt" 03 Apr 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/354082/caxinas-house-auzprojekt/> ISSN 0719-8884
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