House JR / Salworks

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Lagoa, Portugal
  • Architects: Salworks
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  454
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  AutoDesk
  • Lead Architects: Rui Sabino de Sousa, Rodrigo Ourique
  • Engineering: Futureng
  • City: Lagoa
  • Country: Portugal
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Text description provided by the architects. The house is implanted on a sea front lot below street level, thus hiding its volumetry, and is built around a quadrangular patio that protects it from the sea. The upper storey is the only visible element of this house that tries to keep as abstract and closed to the outside as possible.

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The patio organizes both the social program of the house — developed in an open space concept between living room, dining room and kitchen — and the more private program — the bedrooms — to which is added a multifunction room aimed at absorbing other uses.

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Planta - Pavimento Térreo
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The topography and the difference in level in relation to the street allowed the west side of the house to be completed with a pool that adds thickness to the relationship with the neighbor in addition to gaining a dominant position over the view.

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The use of microconcrete and Japanese cedar wood finishing aimed at making the language of the house as clean as possible.

The Atlantic Ocean to the south and the line in the horizon remained the natural boundaries of the house and the landscaped to look at.

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Cite: "House JR / Salworks" [Casa JR / Salworks] 29 Nov 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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