This is the rehabilitation and expansion of a building in the historic center of Leiria for two- family housing. The total recovery of the existing façade is based on a very common language of the city of Leiria, with the openings in bordeaux and white colors, surrounded by stonework.
Located in one of the most typical and established neighborhoods of Aveiro (Beira Mar), this residence is the result of a passionate and challenging reform, a reform which intends to return to the city and to its users a lifestyle which is free and in contact with outdoor spaces ….
If we wish we can say: for the Lamego house to be a living machine, on the terrace there is the barbecue next to the porch in the vicinity of the kitchen to be adequate. Or we may also say: for the house to be beautiful, on the terrace there is also a bench to protect the whole higher outside area pleasantly.
The apartment is in Penha de França neighbourhood in Lisbon, located on the 1st floor of a 5 storey residential building, from the 50s. It’s a 3 bed apartment with a quite uncommon shape.
The purpose of this interior redesign for a recently built townhouse was to extract the maximum potential from the building characteristics, increasing both its functional capacity and the quality of its use.
The set of buildings is located in the center of the Portuguese city of Maia, a neighboring town of Porto, and has its origins in an early 20th-century farmhouse, once part of a larger estate.