Casa 27 is located on a spacious plot with a privileged view, it stretches away to the east, throughout the extreme inexperienced, slowly downward because it plunges into the Alvor estuary and its many various tides.
The thought was to decide on pure, textured materials for the cladding on the base. A vivid materials with some quantity, to mix with the encircling landscaped backyard, but additionally to supply higher lightness to the graceful plastered quantity, which is the clean canvas and the backcloth of the home.
A really wealthy chromatic materials was chosen for Casa 27, which conveys the power of the soil and ages with integrity: Santa Catarina stable bricks, made artisanally, set right into a random, indirect sample. This extra modern use of baked clay, which is such a characteristic of the vernacular structure of the south, creates a exceptional geometric impact, whose repeated types and marked shadows disconcert us because the solar strikes by the day.
Baked clay, the identical artisanally produced materials, covers the flooring inside and outdoors the home, to spotlight the meant rawness and reuse a fabric that’s effectively established within the area’s architectural tradition.
A walkway soars over the backyard, main us to the doorway, located on the higher stage. This takes us into an open house containing the eating space, which stretches to the surface terrace and affords lofty and privileged views. This story additionally homes a bed room and a toilet.
The opposite bedrooms and assist areas are positioned on the decrease story.
Out of doors stairs hug the amount resulting in a roof terrace from the place the view is much more breathtaking.
Images by Fernando Guerra / FG+SG; Paulo Baptista
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– by Matt Watts