House Luum / Pedro Domingos

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Santa Bárbara de Nexe, Portugal
  • Architects: Pedro Domingos
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  250
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographer:Fernando Guerra | FG+SG, Courtesy of Pedro Domingos
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  BRUMA, Barreirinhas, Dae, Sigmetum
  • Collaborators: Bruno Antão, Pedro Gonçalves, David Delgado, João Bagorro.
  • Structure: ARA, Alves Rodrigues
  • Hydraulics: João Guimarães
  • Electrical And Telecommunications: Natural Works
  • Construction Company: Batisul lda.
  • Cost: 330.000 Euros
  • Local Team: Estúdio ODS, Bruno Oliveira, Edite Borges
  • City: Santa Bárbara de Nexe
  • Country: Portugal
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Text description provided by the architects. The house is located in the wills of Faro, facing the valley of Agostos. An interior place protected from the coast. A landscape based on the mediterranean tradition, structured by small plots delimited by stone walls, trees, water tanks and small constructions. The house is implanted in this context embedded in the slope twinned to another existing house.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
Ground floor plan

A walled patio is the central space of the house, an outside living room that contains a raised water tank.
The program of the house is organized in two levels. The entrance level: the patio, the tank, the kitchen and four bedrooms. And the upper level: the living room and the solarium.

Cortesia de Pedro Domingos
Section 01

The house is built with an elementary system similar to local popular architecture: white concrete floors, white walls and ceilings, wooden window frames and steel sliding doors. The water containers of the house: bath tank, counters, washbasins and showers, are made in massive local stone.
The atmosphere of the house is defined by a set of spaces of light and shadow where the water is the primordial material.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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Cite: "House Luum / Pedro Domingos" [Casa Luum / Pedro Domingos] 26 Jan 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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