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  7. Monte Do Córrego / Atelier dos Remédios

Monte Do Córrego / Atelier dos Remédios

  • 05:00 - 5 May, 2016
Monte Do Córrego / Atelier dos Remédios
Monte Do Córrego / Atelier dos Remédios, © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG + 22

  • Coordination

    Francisco Teixeira Bastos
  • Colaborators

    Luis Frasco, André Vasques Nascimento, Carolina Proença, Joana Pinto, Sofia Silva
  • Model

    Ana Botelho e Carlos Correia
  • Structure

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

Text description provided by the architects. From a distant path on the outskirt of Santiago do Cacém, an amalgam of  white solids  emerges from the cork oaks of Portugal’s arid Alentejo. Under the scorching sun light, these gleaming blocks showcase Atelier dos Remédios' latest creative  ambition -  Monte do Córrego, a single-detached dwelling project commissioned by a family dreaming of  experiencing the tranquility of a pastoral scenery.

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

The residence can be reached via a minimalist gate that opens into a vast stretch of land wherein the house stands subtlety into the terrain. Monte do Córrego is in part set into the ground, and as a result the massing of its front façade is diminished to create perceptible openings into the countryside behind the building, divulging the bucolic beauty of agricultural fields.

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

The front entrance is also covertly placed into the earth. A moment of surprise awaits once     the sliding door unlocks to reveal the large interior expanse, the richness of the marbled concrete floor, and the numerous courtyards that are concealed within the green roof. The family can gather in one of many social spaces connected to the outdoor and each can as     well remain reclusive within their independent sleeping   quarters.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Monte do Córrego is about a family coming together to enjoy Alentejo's scenic countryside,  and the design results both from a dialogue between architecture and landscape as well as indoor and outdoor. 

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

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Cite: "Monte Do Córrego / Atelier dos Remédios" 05 May 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/786784/monte-do-corrego-atelier-dos-remedios/> ISSN 0719-8884
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© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG

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