Inside a white box of 7.6 x 3.9 x 2.55m, three differently configured yellow objects are individually placed. As an immediate consequence, one´s physical experience of the previously empty white box has been dramatically altered.
Originally from Russia, Alexander Bogorodskiy is an architectural photographer who discovered his passion while working in real estate sales. He started by photographing properties for his agency, which quickly grew into a full time activity with numerous clients.
Later his focus began to shift from real estate to architecture. He believes that the purpose of architectural photography is not only to share the beauty of an architect’s creation, but also to show the scale, the meaning and aesthetics of the project.
The building in question has its access made by two streets at different levels, the main access being through Rua do Corpo Santo and the secondary through Rua do Ferragial, which is at a height of 7 meters.
Villa GK was built by request of a private client, who was looking to renovate his old Algarvian villa. Result of this intervention is a minimalist contemporary house which responds to the owners view on quality of life, privacy and sustainable living.