Oliveira de Frades House, RVDM Arquitectos, New Portuguese Property, Villa Portugal, Design

House in Oliveira de Frades

Portuguese residential building design by RVDM Arquitectos, Portugal

10 Mar 2011

Oliveira de Frades House

Dates built: 2006-08

Design: RVDM, Arquitectos Lda

Unifamiliares : Habitação Horizontal – Oliveira De Frades

CASA Oliveira de Frades

Courtyard house

Two overlapping volumes contain separate programs. The upper one contains the housing program, organized spaces around the central courtyard. This wide body, is drilled vertically, and it lands on the ground supported by another volume that houses the pool bottom.

Casa Oliveira de Frades House in Oliveira de Frades Oliveira de Frades House
photos from RVDM Arquitectos

Around the central courtyard is positioned all the domestic program: bedrooms, dining room and living rooms separated by an double sized space, the kitchen and laundry.

This floor creates visual cross-stringing that take advantage of the landscape. The image of the house pending challenges the topography while marking the horizontality of the volume.

RVDM Arquitectos

Location: Oliveira de Frades, Portugal, south western Europe

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