One of the biggest challenges of this project was the small dimensions of the place and the already consolidated surroundings. There so, the relations between scale and proportion were since the beginning a main concern.
Ivo Tavares Studio
From an early age, the various artistic expressions fascinate me mainly the visual, today I’m an Architectural photographer and teacher at the Portuguese Institute of Photography of Porto, I am passionate about architecture and its various forms of representation and interpretation. Along with architecture photography I specialized in hotel photography and interiors.
I was invited to lectures and open classes, I divide my time to photograph, to travel and to enjoy the small moments with the family. I created the platform Archmov, pioneer in video architecture in Portugal. Today I have architectural photography projects published in several platforms of the specialty, as well as in national and international publications of the area.
LOCATION: Porto, Portugal
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Casa Zaire is a tiny house situated at the rear of a modernist building in Rua do Zaire, Porto. Its isolated position in relation to the street and to urban life led us to interpret this small building as an autonomous ‘object’.
At the end of 2018, Maria Fradinho designs and builds her own office and home, on a 940 m2 lot, located on the outskirts of Ílhavo, Portugal. The Arch House follows the continuity of the neighbour buildings, with the main facade ensuring the alignment with the consolidated pre-existence.
The Águeda House, located in Av. Dr. Joaquim de Melo, displayed a set of decorative elements in its facades, influenced by or with Art Deco references and, as it happens in other buildings of the same type, a higher element, tower- like stood out in its volumetry…
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