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  7. House in Salineiras / RVdM Arquitectos

House in Salineiras / RVdM Arquitectos

  • 15:00 - 24 November, 2015
House in Salineiras / RVdM Arquitectos
House in Salineiras / RVdM Arquitectos, Courtesy of RVdM
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Aveiro, Portugal
  • Design Team

    Ricardo Senos, Ânia Abrantes, Nuno Marques
  • Specialties

    D’Avinci Lda + Protega Lda
  • Area

    135.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
Courtesy of RVdM
Courtesy of RVdM

Text description provided by the architects. Four by ten meters – the dimension of the plot. In a narrow plot, on the Beira-mar district, in Salineiras Street, the house had to face north.

Section
Section

Taking advantage of other projects experience in which we chose to put the social floor on the upper one, the exercise here went further, exploring the possibility of an all purpose room. It had to be, simultaneously, a living space, a kitchen and an office.To afford this, the project compressesthe twofloorsbelow to theminimum legal – with two bedrooms and a bathroom and expands the upper floor to the ceiling to containall the social spaces.

Courtesy of RVdM
Courtesy of RVdM

This ‘all in one’ floor proposesa "mezzanine" with a desk space and abookcase, acting like an office. In the same room, below, we used thetwo sidesto organizethe kitchen facing north, and the living room facing south.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The first floor, confronting the street, has a garageentrance and storage.

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Courtesy of RVdM

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Cite: "House in Salineiras / RVdM Arquitectos" 24 Nov 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/777502/house-in-salineiras-rvdm-arquitectos/> ISSN 0719-8884