Montemor House – Alentejo Residence

Montemor House, Alentejo Residence, Portugal Residential Property, Portuguese Architecture

Montemor House, Portugal

Contemporary Portuguese Property – design by CNLL

30 May 2013

Montemor Residence

Design: CNLL

Location: Montemor, Alentejo, Portugal

Montemor House Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido

Casa Montemor Portugal

Montemor house is located in an Alentejo´s traditional farm, a vast land with open horizons, dotted with cork oaks and olive trees. The formal concept follows the simple organization principle of natural local hills, an aggregated of small buildings in a wide landscape, acquiring the shape of the program and surroundings suggested. The two volumes intercept near the existing building, supporting it. The first one is discrete with small openings and a contained relationship with the landscape sheltering the private areas. The second one focuses on the landscape dominating it through large glazed opening and hosts the social areas.

Montemor House Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido

The deployment of the house defines the west edge of an outdoor walled space that constitutes the resting and leisure area, with exterior sober areas and rigorously designed gardens.

Montemor House Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido

The white plaster that covers the building pays tribute to the place and history, as well as the shaled walls print a noble and enduring character to the building.

Montemor House Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido

Casa Montemor – Building Information

Location | Montemor
Project | 2005 – 2011
Architecture’s Coordination | Nuno Lacerda Lopes
Architecture’s Colaborations | CNLL | Natália Rocha, Augusto Rachão, Angelo Monteiro
Specialties | CNLL | Ana Maria Viana, Maria João Venâncio, Paula Araújo
Lot Area | 2.420,00 m2
Gross Building Area | 1045,00 m2
Model | CNLL
Photography | Nelson Garrido

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