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House in Agra / RVdM Arquitecto

House in Agra / RVdM Arquitecto

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Houses  · 
Esgueira, Portugal
  • architects Authors of this architecture project RVdM Arquitecto
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    285.0 sqm
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2013
  • architects

  • location

    Esgueira, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Ricardo Vieira de Melo
  • Design Team

    Ricardo Senos, Liliana Simões, Ânia Abrantes, Nuno Marques
  • area

    285.0 sqm
  • photographs

  • Specialities

    Da Vinci, Lda
  • Contractor

    Martinho Pedrosa, Lda
  • Project

    2009
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© José Campos
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Text description provided by the architects. The option of guiding the habitable compartments in only one direction: east / west, developed a set of porticos that intercalates the program. By the separation of these porticos it was achieved a volumetric fragmentation proposing alternate lights and shadows, in a game between interior and exterior. This set of fullness and emptyness stabilizes and de-hierarchizes the house, creating a unified and cohesive image.

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Courtesy of RVdM

The solid brick, the material that builds and composes the volumes confirms the tectonic option for the house. In a fractal reading of the house one notes that it is built from the element to the set by adding and subtracting.

Sketch
Sketch

Thus it is proposed an informal house in its spatial relationship, familiar in its introspection and fluid on its proposed pathways. A communicator device both internally and externally.

© José Campos
© José Campos
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
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© José Campos

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Cite: "House in Agra / RVdM Arquitecto" 09 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/774973/house-in-agra-rvdm-arquitecto/> ISSN 0719-8884

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