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Heróis de África House / CREA

Heróis de África House / CREA

© António Ataide © António Ataide © António Ataide © António Ataide + 22

  • Architects: CREA
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 2561.8 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2018
  • Photographs Photographs: António Ataide
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Accoya, Gercima, SykaFloor, VMZINC, Weber
  • Construction: Atlantinível — Engenharia e Construção
  • Engineering: DAJ — Estudos e Projetos
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© António Ataide
© António Ataide

Text description provided by the architects. The house in Rua Heróis de África integrates a lot within the urban rehabilitation area of Leça da Palmeira, Oporto district, and was originally built during the 30´s, therefore reflecting with sobriety the constructive and formal options of that time. 

© António Ataide
© António Ataide

Our project covered not only its rehabilitation but also an extension of the pre- existing building, by means of a zinc lined volume emerging from its back façade, widely opened to the back garden, with a contemporary formal and constructive design.

© António Ataide
© António Ataide
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Cross section
© António Ataide
© António Ataide

In addition to the house´s internal space fluidity, its scaling and light favours a wide diversity of rooms, either intimate and secluded or more ample and open to the exterior, translating or enhancing its inhabitants’ state of mind.

© António Ataide
© António Ataide

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Cite: "Heróis de África House / CREA" [Casa Heróis de África / CREA] 11 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/906260/herois-de-africa-house-crea/> ISSN 0719-8884

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