LOIOS Recovery / OODA

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  • Architects: OODA
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  2500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Joao Morgado
  • Design Team: Diogo Brito, Rodrigo Vilas-Boas, Francisco Lencastre, Lourenço Menezes Rodrigues
  • Collaboration: CCAD, Gatengel, NORAQUA, CEZERO
  • Images: PixelFactory
  • City: Porto
  • Country: Portugal
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LOIOS Recovery / OODA - Windows, Facade
© Joao Morgado

Text description provided by the architects. LOIOS contains 18 housing units for tourists and students in a 1500sqm building within a centralized location in Porto.

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© Joao Morgado

One of the most demanding tasks in Porto nowadays is the intervention on the major amount of older and historical buildings of Porto downtown which are unoccupied in a large percentage of the central urban fabric. Responsible management of these structures can positively affect the built environment, conservation of resources with social and economic benefits.

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Therefore the historic elevations were restored and the ground-level retail will be topped with five stories divided into four stacked residences.

LOIOS Recovery / OODA - Handrail
© Joao Morgado

Ensuring the spaces fulfill the needs of modern-day tenants, a large-scale modular furniture piece will integrate a kitchen, storage, seating, bed, and bathroom.

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Traditional ceramic paintings on church panels will be turned into digitized images and applied as a perforated surface. Additional measures include paints, waxes, and varnishes with vegetable bases, natural resins, and mineral pigments.

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© Joao Morgado

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Address:Porto, Portugal

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Cite: "LOIOS Recovery / OODA" 11 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/564724/loios-recovery-odda> ISSN 0719-8884

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