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Oporto Loft / hoffice | Property Advisors

  • 10:00 - 18 May, 2015
Oporto Loft / hoffice | Property Advisors
Oporto Loft / hoffice | Property Advisors, © Filipe Brandão
© Filipe Brandão

© Filipe Brandão © Filipe Brandão © Filipe Brandão © Filipe Brandão + 30

  • Collaborators

    Alexandra Pimentel Teixeira
  • Construction

    Ricardo Dias Pinto, Alexandra Pimentel Teixeira e Rui Ferreira
  • Construction Collaborators

    Paulo Pinto, Vitor Castro, Rui Pinto e Bárbara Ferreira
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© Filipe Brandão
© Filipe Brandão

Text description provided by the architects. The Nest is an inner recovery of a space originally designed for studio or workshop. Since its genesis [1959-1963], this space was used as a photographic studio, rehearsal room, and others ...

© Filipe Brandão
© Filipe Brandão

The program was compatible a workspace, the "hoffice", a small crafts workshop, and a room for meditation, yoga and massage, able to develop an indivisible relationship with space for second homes [alcove and kitchen], a space with just over 60.0 m2.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The approach to design and construction was largely developed in self-built system. Guided by the enthusiasm to explore and overcome the challenges of renewal, we developed an idea of ​​appropriation of space, which retain a reading of the pre-existence, capable of dealing peacefully with the luminosity of wood and cork chromatism.

© Filipe Brandão
© Filipe Brandão

The aim was to learn, putting in place a sustainable design of architecture in construction, using natural raw materials, mainly wood and cork, that an articulated but also something primary form, develop a living space warm, serene and open, within the architectural space now renovated.


The Nest project took place within a great love, full of complicity, dedication and companionship, is a work of joint authorship, two eternal companions who now devise other destinations. For all I am eternally grateful to you, Alexandra.

© Filipe Brandão
© Filipe Brandão

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Cite: "Oporto Loft / hoffice | Property Advisors" 18 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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