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Paredes de Coura / Escritório de Arquitetos

  • 05:00 - 13 May, 2016
Paredes de Coura / Escritório de Arquitetos
Paredes de Coura  / Escritório de Arquitetos, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

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Paredes de Coura  / Escritório de Arquitetos, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

Text description provided by the architects. Within the Paredes de Coura region, this construction dates from the year 1699 with secondary works in 1703. It’s integrated in a farm and was a farmer house. It follows the traditional architectural traits found throughout the rural landscape in the north of Portugal.

© João Morgado
© João Morgado

In order to serve its new purpose for rural tourism the building was enlarged in order to work as an independent house with two bedrooms and a studio room. The addition of a wall was necessary. To keep the original character of the construction this new wall was built with similar width and stone.

© João Morgado
© João Morgado

Facing south, the “L” shaped house allows the best use of its solar orientation with the creation of individual outdoor spaces that have separate access from each house.

© João Morgado
© João Morgado
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
© João Morgado
© João Morgado

The reworked farmer house now functions as an independent building destined for modern rural tourism.

© João Morgado
© João Morgado

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Cite: "Paredes de Coura / Escritório de Arquitetos" 13 May 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/787319/paredes-de-coura-escritorio-de-arquitetos/> ISSN 0719-8884
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