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Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos

  • 15:00 - 18 August, 2015
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos
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  • Landscape architecture

    Pedro Nogueira
  • Structural Engineering

    NCREP – Consultoria e Reabilitação do Edificado e Património Lda
  • Services, Acoustic and Thermal Performance

    ASL & Associados Lda
  • HVAC Systems

    Lusoclima – Soluções de Engenharia Lda
  • Electrical and Electromechanical Installations, Telecommunications, Integrated Security

    J. Granjo Lda
  • Main Contractor

    Weplan – Gestão de Projetos Lda
  • Landscape Contractor

    Horto Alegria do Norte
  • Client

    Rolenrio – Consultoria e Gestão S.A.
  • More Specs Less Specs
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Text description provided by the architects. The project brief was the rehabilitation and adaptation of a single-family residential built in 1961 into the new programmatic requirements of the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia.

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Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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Given the traditional pre-existing construction, constrained by volumetric impositions and structural elements, the intervention aimed to observe the given spaces under the light of a contemporary architectural interpretation, developing new spatial and functional relations.

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Section
Section
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As a building representative of a country, its rooms aimed to appear neutral and full of light, allowing the spaces to receive the cultural identity of its citizens. 

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Cite: "Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos" 18 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/771973/honorary-consulate-of-the-republic-of-namibia-sofia-granjo-arquitetos/> ISSN 0719-8884

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