Cloaked House was clearly inspired by the place, a piece of land surrounded by chestnut trees, incredibly ripped into the mountain, flanked by a stream that flows down the hillside and a magnificent open view of the other side of the valley perfectly nestled into the natural landscape.
João Morgado is a young architect and started working as architecture photographer in 2008. He has collaborated with several architects such as Aires Mateus, Bak Gordon, Gonçalo Byrne, Pedra Silva, Wiel Arets and others.
The Dovecote-Granary is a place of serenity and introspection, where one can establish a strong connection with both nature and oneself. Without a conventional function the space is its own purpose: a treehouse-temple of sorts.
The project consists in the renovation of an apartment that will provide housing to a young couple. The building where it belongs is from the late 70’s, a time characterized by intense fragmentation and small areas (60m2).
This monolithic home is located on a piece of land in Ourém, characterized by its rectangular configuration, with a descending slope in the south direction (next to the public road). The difference in height between the highest point and the lowest point is approximately 4.50m.
House H is located in an affluent area in Madrid. The house has a floor area of 14,000 sq. ft. (1,300 sq. m.) and is the answer to the broad and diverse functional needs of the client, a well-known international sportsman.
Having as a starting point a shoe store built in the late 90’s, this new commercial space -which targets a very specific (and demanding) market with a wide range of products- required a project designed to have great flexibility in the presentation of the products, …