Apartment in Santa Apolonia / SER-ra

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  • Architects: SER-ra
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  47
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018
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  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  BRUMA, Pedras Guardiãs, Porcelanosa Grupo, Sanindusa, Sobreiro e Serras
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Text description provided by the architects. The apartment in Santa Apolónia is located on the first floor of a Pombaline building whose interior has been overwhelmed by the layers of time and the needs of those who inhabited it.

The intervention required, in this sense, the rethinking of the essential in a search for the identity of the house and the consequent appreciation of its characteristics.

© emontenegro / architectural photography

The structure and the existing infrastructures forced the location of the kitchen and the sanitary installation. St. Andrew crosses were properly treated and assumed as a constructed curtain, separating the spaces. We sought, therefore, the creation of a flexible and transparent house, where the different divisions are indistinct and its limits unknown. 

© emontenegro / architectural photography

There is, however, the possibility of separating room and bedroom through a sliding wall, filling the need for privacy.

© emontenegro / architectural photography

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Address:Lisboa, Portugal

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Cite: "Apartment in Santa Apolonia / SER-ra" [Apartamento em Santa Apolónia / SER-ra] 29 Mar 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/910794/apartment-in-santa-apolonia-ser-ra> ISSN 0719-8884

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