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Mário Alves Arquiteto: The land is located between the beginning of the urban tissue and of Barra beach´s dunes - Ilhavo, given its location, the project is based on absorbing all the  characteristics present in the place, personifying the horizontality present in the horizon line is the concept for the building, which translates into the blades cr...
Project name
LUX
Architecture firm
Mário Alves Arquiteto
Location
Praia da Barra, Ílhavo, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio
Developing a house in this location becomes a challenge due to the natural profile that the land develops. As such, the project idea is not to land a volume that becomes a dwelling, but to design a volume that conveys the idea that it was carved in the “site” (thus creating the feeling of union with the place) at the same time as it provokes the se...
Project name
Casa JC
Architecture firm
Mário Alves Arquiteto
Location
Quinta da Portela, Coimbra, Portugal
Photography
Ivo Tavares Studio