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Beiriz, Portugal
  • Architects: dIONISO LAB: DIONISO LAB
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  256
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017
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  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  VELUX Group, AMOP Lda, Weber
  • Engineering: Abílio Rodrigues
  • Contractor: Joaquim da Costa Sá
  • Author: José Cadilhe
  • Team: José Cadilhe, Emanuel Fontoura
  • City: Beiriz
  • Country: Portugal
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House L27 / DIONISO LAB - Image 2 of 31
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Text description provided by the architects. This family house is located in a suburban area of Póvoa de Varzim. It is inserted in a new masterplan characterized by a regular grid that suggests a central occupation of the plot surrounded by fragmented gardens and paved areas.

House L27 / DIONISO LAB - Windows, Stairs, Facade, Handrail
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
House L27 / DIONISO LAB - Windows, Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

One of the main premises for this project was to guarantee a strong sense of intimacy and relationship between exterior and interiors areas. Therefore, House L27 challenges the regular geometry of nearby constructions with a fluid gesture that sets the exterior area as the central space, organising the program around it.

House L27 / DIONISO LAB - Windows, Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The house is structured in two floors. The first one gathers the main social spaces and private areas and the second one is composed by complementary spaces such as a large living room, library, storage, and garage. A small access to the roof breaks the continuous line of the volume and invites the owners to enjoy broad views.

House L27 / DIONISO LAB - Stairs
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

To the street, the house is framed by its entrances and engages it with its cylindrical and central volume. It is also a glimpse of what is beyond, where the massing smoothly adapts between the central garden and the perimeter walls.

House L27 / DIONISO LAB - Windows, Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
First Floor Plan
House L27 / DIONISO LAB - Windows
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The patio is the protagonist of the house, the place where domestic energy resonates and a key element that inflates the interiors with unique atmospheres. Also, it enables interesting connections between different compartments, establishing constant dialogues and a sense of proximity amongst the family. Finally, expressing the passing time, trees will grow in this central garden and take part in the stories of the family.

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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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Cite: "House L27 / DIONISO LAB" 16 Feb 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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