Casa da ladeira

Serra da Freita, Arouca / Portugal / 2011

Project Details


A mountain scenery with a hash climate, dominated by granite rock where mankind little marked its presence comes the demand to create an object that will blend with the landscape.The exposed concrete responds to the material demand and the volume breaks up as it follows the slope. The shape of the house is related with it's own function, has the social area stands in the upper floor taking advantage of the wider views, the bedrooms take place on the lower and more private floor. The volume opens ...
Photo © Oficina d'Arquitectura
Photo © Oficina d'Arquitectura

Oficina d'Arquitectura 'blends' its house into the mountain landscapeOverlying fairfaced concrete volumes follow the natural slope

by Malcolm Clark Oficina d'Arquitectura's Casa da ladeira was built in a mountain environment dominated by granite which is almost completely untouched by mankind. Fairfaced concrete goes with the natural slope and gives
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nima ahi
nima ahi /Architetto
good work & traditional facade
Arty Molinari
Arty Molinari /Studente di Architettura
I enjoy how the concrete element just extrudes out of the landscape and tries to blend in with its material.
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