Living Foz – Oporto Apartments, Porto Housing

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Living Foz apartments, Porto

Residential Building in Portugal – design by dEMM arquitectura, architects

22 Sep 2011

Living Foz apartments – New Photos

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Photographs: Fernando Guerra of FG + SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura

Young Architect award at the 2011 LEAF Awards was won by Living Foz, Porto, Portugal by dEMM arquitectura – PAULO FERNANDES SILVA

Delightful residential building, such a simple concept expressed through a bold sculptural treatment of the facade.

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This housing complex is distinguished by the striking exterior, dimintaed by the white-coloured balconies that angle in and out to form a crystalline appearance.
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11 May 2011

Living Foz apartments – New Photos

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28 Jan 2011

Living Foz apartments

Architects: dEMM arquitectura

New Housing in a seven-storey building

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Located nearby Oporto’s seaside area, Living Foz is composed by 40 apartments distributed over 7 floors.

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Unleashing 30 percent of the plot area for a collective use garden, a relief to the neighboring construction is obtained.

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15 Jun 2010

Living Foz apartment building, Porto

Design : dEMM arquitectura

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The balcony angle articulation creates spaces enriched by contrasts of light and shade, exposure and protection, emphasized by the contrast between the white cast-in-place concrete and the dark Glass Reinforced Concrete. The geometric and material principle of the facades continues trough the external areas, creating landscaped spaces for playing, strolling and relaxing.

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The controlled sun exposure, the thermal inertia of the facade, the use of alternative energy and electrically efficient appliances, are features that integrate the building in a quality standard of respect for the Individual and their Habitat.

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Living Foz is shortlisted for the LEAF Awards 2011

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Location:Oporto, Portugal ‘

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Major Oporto Building:

Casa da Música
Design: Rem Koolhaas Architects – OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture)
Casa da Musica
photo : Phillipe Ruault
Porto building

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Portuguese Architecture – Selection

Cork House, Esposende
Design: Arquitectos Anónimos
Cork House Portugal
photo © Ivo Canelas
Cork House Portugal

Remodelling of Quinta de Bouçós, Friestas
Design: Nuno Brandão Costa, architects
Quinta de Bouçós Portugal
photograph : Arménio Teixeira
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Castelo de Castelo Novo, Fundão
Design: Luís Miguel Correia & Nelson Mota
Castelo de Castelo Novo
photo : FG+SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura
Castelo de Castelo Novo

House 1 in Penafiel
Design: Cláudio Vilarinho, architect
House in Penafiel
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House in Penafiel

House II in Aroeira Caparica
Design: ARX Portugal Arquitectos
House in Aroeira
photo : FG + SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura
House II in Aroeira

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