The Coimbra house makes up for its small size by connecting spaces. It seizes the exterior of both the garden and patio, incorporating them through the continuity of the elements. The interiors follow one another, link and relate visually.
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do mal o menos was founded in 2011 by architects and architectural photographers João Fôja and Eduardo Nascimento. Currently based in Lisbon, it is dedicated to the specialized production and editing of Architectural, Exhibition and Stage Design Photography.
The challenge would then be to combine the overall design of the apartments simultaneously with the desire to have a garden and a view in his home. The private connection between the two floors is made by elevator, while the stairs are shared with the occupants of the middle floors.
The Redondo house is the last of a row of four buildings built at the beginning of the 20th century in the center of Coimbra. Its cylindrical shape responds to the oblique cross between two streets, and gives the building a certain singularity and its name.
Breiner 310 House is a residential project completed by Portuguese studio EZZO (César Machado Moreira + Cláudia Dias). The two houses, which remained empty for twenty years, became known by the graffiti in one of the facade “People could leave here”. The new owner planned to build 9 apartments for rental. As the internal structure of the […]
Located in Lisboa, Portugal, the Estefania Apartment was completed in 2016 by João Branco and Paula del Río. Two wishes coexist in the future inhabitants of the house, retaining the character and nobility that naturally radiate form the bourgeois Portuguese house and meeting the present practical needs. In addition to the woodwork, crafted frames or other […]
Reflectivity as concept, as much in its use in film or literature as in its appropriation by architecture, refers to that moment when the work suddenly draws focus onto itself as a construct, and as a fictional reality. Likewise, the intervention done in the Apartment Estrela reveals its own renovation logic, making the time-based and formal […]