Heróis de África House | Domuscrea

Porto / Portugal / 2018

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Looking to design a home for the Sizaret family of four, our project strived not only for the restoration but also for an extension of the pre-existing building as a way of achieving an area more suitable to the whole diversity of activities needed and requested. After research was concluded, that extension materialized in a pentagonal zinc-lined volume resembling the universal archetype of a house extruded from the back façade and widely into the garden. Aside from an uncluttered approach, we also tried to achieve a spatial dialogue between openness and privacy, shifting from luminous to more somber and intimate rooms. 


 

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    Looking to design a home for the Sizaret family of four, our project strived not only for the restoration but also for an extension of the pre-existing building as a way of achieving an area more suitable to the whole diversity of activities needed and requested. After research was concluded, that extension materialized in a pentagonal zinc-lined volume resembling the universal archetype of a house extruded from the back façade and widely into the garden. Aside from an uncluttered...

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