Completed in 2020 by NU.MA Architects, the design of the House in Santa Joana was influenced by the repetition and systematization present in the surrounding working-class housing.Continue reading
Portuguese Houses encompass a diverse range of architectural styles, deeply influenced by the country’s rich history, climate, and regional variations. Often characterized by a fusion of traditional elements like Azulejo tiles, thick white-washed walls, and terracotta roofs with modern design sensibilities, these houses offer a unique blend of old and new. In coastal areas, you’ll often find light, airy designs that make the most of sea views, while rural homes might be more rustic, using local materials and designed to fit into the natural landscape. Whether located in bustling urban settings or tranquil countryside, Portuguese Houses often feature courtyards or gardens, emphasizing a seamless blend of indoor and outdoor living, which is essential in a country blessed with a mild Mediterranean climate.
Completed in 2021, the Holiday Home in Comporta, designed by Estudio AMATAM, is a house developed for two French families who spend holidays together in Portugal to escape urban living.Continue reading
The Windmill House designed by Portuguese practice Box Arquitectos is a narrow, white home in the dense urban center of Ponta Delgado, with two volumes that face each other across…Continue reading
Completed in 2020 by Portuguese architecture firm dp Arquitectos, the House in Santrém overlooks Portugal’s countryside. Defined as a collection of minimal volumes and elevations to create an intimate private…Continue reading
The Cork Oak House is a single-family property on a plot of extraordinary morphological characteristics; with approximately 12 thousand square meters, the land is located in a natural protection area…Continue reading
Completed in 2020 by Portuguese Architecture firm Paulo Merlini Architects CASA RIO (RIO House) is a contemporary intervention in an old farmhouse located in the Porto District, in the north…Continue reading
Situated in a quaint village 25 kilometers south of Lisbon, The Three Courtyard House resides in the natural park of Azeitao, a name with Arabic origins—Az-zeitum, meaning “the olive grove.”…Continue reading