CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto

CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto

CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Interior Photography, WoodCG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior PhotographyCG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Interior Photography, Dining roomCG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior Photography+ 42

Arrifana, Portugal
  • Architects: Pedro Henrique
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  4520 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2010
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Ivo Tavares Studio
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Margres, Banema, CS Telhas, ITAF
  • Lead Architect : Pedro Henrique
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CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior Photography
© Ivo Tavares Studio

Text description provided by the architects. A place, that arises from an elevated plan in relation to the street, and opens itself onto a field, is defined by the large trees that give us visual sensations, experienced as a result of the various colour palettes that each season brings. 

CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior Photography, Concrete
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Ground floor plan
CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior Photography, Facade, Concrete
© Ivo Tavares Studio

 A set of volumes draw the house that embodies a recognisable archetype and divides the intimate and social area, separating the bedrooms from the kitchen and living rooms.

CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Interior Photography, Wood
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Section 01
CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Interior Photography, Wood
© Ivo Tavares Studio

These volumes are organised in different orientations in search of the best relationship between them, and each other with the outside.

CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Interior Photography, Stairs
© Ivo Tavares Studio
1st floor plan
CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior Photography, Concrete
© Ivo Tavares Studio

The contrast between the raw concrete facades and the interior of the house creates an intimate tactile sensation, experienced through the patios, the skylights and the stairs.

CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior Photography
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Section 02
CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto - Exterior Photography
© Ivo Tavares Studio

The social area extends to the outside and to the upper floor, creating a variety of living spaces and proximity to the householders. The intimate area, on the other hand, confines a covered outdoor space providing privacy and allowing, simultaneously, natural light to flood the interior.

In order to intensify the relationship with nature, the house evokes the simplicity and sobriety that characterises the surroundings.

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Cite: "CG House / Pedro Henrique Arquiteto" [Casa CG / Pedro Henrique ] 26 Jun 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/942037/cg-house-pedro-henrique-arquiteto> ISSN 0719-8884

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