House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura

House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura

House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Exterior PhotographyHouse in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Interior Photography, BathroomHouse in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Interior Photography, BathroomHouse in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Exterior PhotographyHouse in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - More Images+ 13

  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  400
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2020
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  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  AutoDesk, Sika, Catalano, Efapel, Oli, Pladur, Weber, Batista-gomes, CIN, Carpintaria Paulo Ferrão, Cortizo, Erg, Frutometal, GSI, Gebertit, JNF, MC Murta, Moureluz, NORD, Perfitec, +5
  • Lead Architect : Mariana Neto
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House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Exterior Photography, Facade
© Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Text description provided by the architects. The project concerns the rehabilitation of an old small convent in the center of Aveiro, which has been converted into a single-family house. The plot consisted, initially, of the main house, a large garden and some poorly maintained attachments that were demolished on site.

House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Exterior Photography
© Ricardo Oliveira Alves

The client intended to rehabilitate the main house, improving its interior spatial quality, adapting it to the comfort of contemporary habitability, however, maintaining its architectural characteristics. Outside, the garden was divided into spaces at different levels. In order to unify all this space, we leveled the entire plot, leaving it at the level of the main house.

House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Interior Photography, Kitchen
© Ricardo Oliveira Alves

As the garden had good dimensions, the client asked for an extension of the kitchen to the garden, similar to a “jardin d´été”, and a covered area for parking cars linked to the house. To the south of the plot, the client also asked for a small studio where eventual visits could be hosted.

House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Interior Photography, Bedroom, Bed
© Ricardo Oliveira Alves
House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Image 17 of 18
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House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Interior Photography, Bathroom
© Ricardo Oliveira Alves

In this way, we decided to unify the new volumes from a single architectural language. In order to lighten the image and the weight of the construction, we thought to build these volumes from a mixed structure, with concrete and masonry walls and light metal roofs.

House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura - Interior Photography, Bathroom
© Ricardo Oliveira Alves

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Cite: "House in Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura" [Casa em Aveiro / Mariana Neto Arquitectura] 22 Oct 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/949992/house-in-aveiro-mariana-neto-arquitectura> ISSN 0719-8884

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