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This house, built in 1945, belongs to the historic center of Ílhavo. It is isolates, has two fronts and is built with raw earth bricks, a vernacular material typical from this region of the country. It is a beautiful example of the architectural style Português Suave, where the rigorous use of the defining elements of this movement are notorious.
Project name
Casa dos anos 40
Architecture firm
Frari - architecture network
Location
Ílhavo, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
TheVagar Country House, a hotel space that make tribute to nature. The aim of the project was to enhance the architectural, historical and landscape heritage existing in this small mountain region in the Portuguese countryside, named Cova da Beira, in the town of Belmonte.
Project name
The Vagar – Country House
Architecture firm
David Bilo + Filipe Pina
Location
Serra da Esperança, Belmonte, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
This is a renovation project for accommodation in an old, detached house in the city center of Porto, Portugal. The existing house was designed by Januário Godinho, a prominent Portuguese architect. However, as it had been left unused for almost 10 years, the roof and floor had fallen off, and it was an unlivable situation.
Project name
Casa Kala
Architecture firm
Ren Ito Arq
Location
Porto, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
The land is in Braga, Portugal, close to is municipal stadium. This place, marked by some scattered construction, needed a building that faced the street and that somehow organized future constructions. The opportunity arose when we were contacted by Fisiminho, which intended to build a physiotherapy and rehabilitation clinic with a high-performanc...
Project name
Clinica De Fisioterapia - Fisiminho
Architecture firm
L2C Arquitetura
Location
Braga, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
It is located on the south bank of the River Cávado, in Barcelinhos, offering a wide green landscape immortalized by the Palace of the Dukes of Bragança and the Medieval Tower. The land is presented in two elevated platforms, supported by high granite walls and hawks from which small flowers emerge, it is here that RiscoWhite is located.
Project name
RiscoWhite
Architecture firm
Risco Singular Arquitectura Lda
Location
Barcelinhos, Barcelos, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
Located on Esmoriz, this project is a contemporary reinterpretation of the fishermen’s house called “Palheiro”, wich emerged in the early 19th century as a response to the need the inhabit the beach. These vernacular architectures have marked the landscape of the Portuguese coastline over the years.
Project name
Palheiro
Architecture firm
Pedro Henrique Arquiteto
Location
Esmoriz, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
The intervention located in the heart of Porto, in D. João IV street, aimed to convert two existing buildings, with a basement and three floors, into 10 apartments of different types, all enjoying the generous garden spaces located inside the property. The intervention intended to safeguard the character and personality of the pre-existing building...
Project name
Marlim D. João IV
Architecture firm
Atelier D’Arquitectura Lopes da Costa
Location
Porto, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
This architectural project is intended to be a holidays house. The demands were clear. The client wanted to take advantage from the site, specially the views (Aveiro estuary and the forest) and create a unique space to store all his nautical equipment. With this, we start the project with a very clear idea. The visual permeability for the main hous...
Project name
House in Torreira
Architecture firm
NU.MA Architects
Location
Torreira, Aveiro, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio