Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - Glass, ChairHonorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - Windows, ShelvingHonorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - FacadeHonorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - Facade, Garden, CourtyardHonorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - More Images+ 25

  • Services, Acoustic And Thermal Performance : ASL & Associados Lda
  • Electrical And Electromechanical Installations, Telecommunications, Integrated Security : J. Granjo Lda
  • Landscape Architecture : Pedro Nogueira
  • Client : Rolenrio – Consultoria e Gestão S.A.
  • City : Porto
  • Country : Portugal
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Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - Windows, Facade
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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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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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Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - Windows
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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. 

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Namibia / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos - Windows
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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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