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  7. Cristovão House / Coletivo Cais

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Cristovão House / Coletivo Cais

  • 05:00 - 12 November, 2017
Cristovão House / Coletivo Cais
Cristovão House / Coletivo Cais, © Francisco Nogueira
© Francisco Nogueira

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Lisboa, Portugal
  • Author Architects

    Guilherme Bivar, Marta Pavão
  • Architect in Charge

    Marta Pavão
  • Area

    210.0 m2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Water and Sewage, Thermal, Acoustic

    Patrícia Ferreira, João Rovisco
  • Structure

    David Camões
  • Air Conditioning, Electric, Telecommunications

    Fernando Correia
  • Constructor

    Blue Office
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Francisco Nogueira
© Francisco Nogueira

Text description provided by the architects. From the existing plot, there was an access garden, a degraded two stories house, and a backyard garden. The project had as the main goal the requalification of the existing house and its expansion, through not only a new implantation and back facade design, as well as the optimization of the roof morphology for a new attic area. In order to promote the new functional program and get a better spatiality, it ran a total reorganization of interior layouts of the ground and upper floors. Through the rise of the existing ridge quota and the volumetry of the roof, the house was offered a new attic area with a great connection with the surrounding, through a terrace. The front facade remained unchanged.

© Francisco Nogueira
© Francisco Nogueira
Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan
© Francisco Nogueira
© Francisco Nogueira

The backyard topography was totality redefined, as initially, it presented a level far superior of the house making the interior/exterior relation impossible and damaging natural lighting and ventilation. In the backyard, there was drawn an outdoor dining area, along the axis of the kitchen; a small garden related to the living room and a water tank, for refreshment in summer months. The house has solar orientation Northeast-Southwest and is for a family of a couple and a child.

© Francisco Nogueira
© Francisco Nogueira
© Francisco Nogueira
© Francisco Nogueira

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Cite: "Cristovão House / Coletivo Cais" 12 Nov 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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