Living Foz – Oporto Apartments, Porto Housing

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Living Foz apartments, Porto

Contemporary Residential Building in Portugal – design by dEMM arquitectura, architects

22 Sep 2011

Living Foz apartments in Porto

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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 Photos

New photographs of this interesting contemporary residential property in Portugal:

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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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Previously:

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.

New Apartments Oporto images / information from dEMM arquitectura

This contemporary residential building in Portugal is shortlisted for the LEAF Awards 2011

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Location: Oporto, Portugal




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