House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo

House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo

House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior Photography, ArchHouse in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior PhotographyHouse in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior Photography, StairsHouse in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior Photography, Living Room, BedHouse in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - More Images+ 17

  • Architects: Carvalho Araújo
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  7104 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2020
  • Photographs
    Photographs :NUDO
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  Much more than a window
  • Lead Architect : José Manuel Carvalho Araújo
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House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Exterior Photography, Facade
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Text description provided by the architects. The project Casa na Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque represents the materialization of an exercise of spatial organization within an urban plot with a complex configuration.

House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Exterior Photography, Facade, Arch
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House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Image 14 of 22
Main House - Ground plan
House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Exterior Photography, Stairs, Concrete
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The location of the building - in one of the main squares in the historic center of Braga, in Portugal - determined the option to preserve the existing volume and façades, and also some characteristic elements inside. The intervention focused on accommodating a family program properly adjusted to the spatial needs and facilities that are currently required, finding in the existing volumetry a reason (not a condition) for the distribution and design of the spaces.

House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior Photography
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House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Image 15 of 22
Main House - First plan
House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Countertop
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At the back of the plot, a new construction appears that frees itself from the formal and plastic language of the existing, assuming at the same time a gesture of rupture and continuity with the existing building, by extending the material of the floor and the back facade.

House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior Photography, Living Room, Bed
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House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Image 19 of 22
Main House - Section D
House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo - Interior Photography
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Cite: "House in Mouzinho de Albuquerque Square / Carvalho Araújo" [Casa na Praça Mouzinho de Albuquerque / Carvalho Araújo] 13 Nov 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/951327/house-in-mouzinho-de-albuquerque-square-carvalho-araujo> ISSN 0719-8884

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