Architecture, Residential

Villa Além / Valerio Olgiati

Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati added concrete fins to the walls of this house in Alentejo, about 10 km inland from the Atlantic Ocean, which splay outwards and inwards like the flaps of an open box to provide shade for a garden within. The rural region in central Portugal  is renowned for its vineyards, as well as the cork forests used to supply bottle…

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