The rear fascia features a series of windows and shutters that can be completely closed to form a uniform, semi-transparent screen, or opened to letnatural light into the interior. This delicate canvas references patternsof traditional Portuguese tiles and functions like a skin that filters light and provides optimal levels of privacy for the residents.
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The architect reorganized the ground floor to house a spacious living room with a kitchen and dining area. Hidden behind a white volume coated with grate lines and separating different spaces are the closet, guest toilet and storage. Leaning on the left side of this volume, a staircase connects the ground floor and the upstairs private area. Additional living space was introduced in the attic formed by a mansard roof and offering views of the garden.
+ João Tiago Aguiar arquitectos
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