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The couple who owns the house had a clear intention about the social atmospheres. For them, everyone should be visible and part of the family, no matter if cooking, reading, or working from home. On the other hand, they wanted to be comfortable at night without feeling uneased by shadows and exterior movements.
Project name
Casa 15
Architecture firm
AM-arqstudio
Location
Braga, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
An inner city hideaway. The complex was born from a project to recover and enhance the heritage of a vacant building with an extensive curtilage area. In this latter area, a single independent family housing unit was built, which we present here as Casa Prazeres 37. One of the main concerns of the design was to develop a volume as an anonymous elem...
Project name
Prazeres 37
Architecture firm
Fragmentos
Location
Lisboa, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
Set of villas located next to a pine forest. The volumes develop perpendicularly to the road, facing south. They land along the natural slope of the land, the garage, with only one floor, finishes the volumetry. The house basis begins as a wall, then surrounds the main volume and finally, again as a wall embraces the garage, giving a sense of c...
Project name
Houses in the pine forest
Architecture firm
PK Arquitetos
Location
Estoril, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
M2 Senos Arquitectos: All around you can still feel the old farm fields, but this is still a very urban house. The owners inherited the land from their grandparents and decided to build this house on it. A ground floor (or predo minantly ground floor) house that accomplishes the family ́s desires. The parcel, with little depth, extends slowly along...
Project name
Casa em Ílhavo (Ílhavo House)
Architecture firm
M2 Senos Arquitectos
Location
Rua das Cancelas, Ílhavo, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
A tiny palace in a narrow garden. The luxuriant environment suggested an ambivalent approach to the architectural object. At human height, the palace is transparent, but its crown is proud, adorned with precious stones, and spanning across the perimeter walls.
Project name
Fala #050 "Very Tiny Palazzo"
Architecture firm
Fala Atelier
Location
Porto, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
The house was intended to be ground floor. The land is almost flat and has a timid water line that borders the property to the west. The surroundings are marked to the south by a natural, continuous space, as if it served as a backdrop for a long lawn. To the north, the well-kept main road is directly opposite a pre-primary school building.
Project name
Casa Em Brufe
Architecture firm
OVAL
Location
Brufe, Vila nova de Famalicão, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
This is a collective housing building on a regular plot in the heart of Porto, on Passeio de São Lázaro. The building has two fronts, one oriented for the Passeio de São Lázaro and the other to the interior. It also has a small patio that was allocated to one of the aparta- ment.
Project name
Apartamentos São Lázaro / São Lázaro Apartments
Architecture firm
Floret Arquitectura
Location
Passeio de São Lázaro, Porto, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
PS House is located in a low-density urban parish on the outskirts of Braga, a city of Portugal. The land has an approximately rectangular shape, and is located in an area of accentuated slope, with unevenness and sinuous morphology. It is oriented in the North/Northwest direction and facing a small valley area, located next to a small urban agglom...
Project name
PS House
Architecture firm
Inception Architects Studio
Location
Esporões, Braga, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio