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  7. Two Houses in Dafundo / RVdM Arquitectos

Two Houses in Dafundo / RVdM Arquitectos

  • 02:00 - 15 October, 2015
Two Houses in Dafundo / RVdM Arquitectos
Two Houses in Dafundo / RVdM Arquitectos, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG + 48

  • Architects

  • Location

    Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Ricardo Vieira de Melo
  • Design Team

    Ricardo Senos, Ânia Abrantes, Liliana Simões, Rafaela Naia, Nuno Marques
  • Area

    834.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Text description provided by the architects. The plot has grand variation between levels from the street and the south patio, corresponding to a gap of two floors. On the south side, the place takes advantage of stunning views to the Tagus River and the southern shore.

Section
Section
Section
Section

Two houses for two brothers. It was decided to put one house on top of another. One benefits from its contact with the private garden, the other benefits from the unobstructed views.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

To organize all program variants the volumetric assembly assumes a major role - harmonizing together in an effort to take a clear identity. Roof and exterior coating create a continuous covering unifying the exterior image.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The final form is a broken volume, an irregular prism that solves the upper program organizing the three floors above the ground level.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The interiors adopt different solutions to common spaces and intimate ones. Living rooms, kitchens and offices share a kind of open space. Bed rooms offer traditional closed spaces.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
Cite: "Two Houses in Dafundo / RVdM Arquitectos" 15 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/774980/two-houses-in-dafundo-rvdm-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884