M & M’s House in Trofa

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M & M’s House in Trofa

Residential Project in Portugal – design by NOARQ, Architects

13 Jul 2017

M & M’s House

Architect: José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira Arquitecto

Location: Porto, Portugal

M & M’s House

M&M's House

Photography: João Morgado

A single-family house. A plot of 1500 sqm, in Trofa.

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From Rua do Carvalhinho – on the north side – the topography goes down for 2,4 m till the street that confine on the south side, EN104. On east side, the neighbor’s land lifts over the land plot for 2 m.

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We demolished the old farm house, the stone and mud walls and the clay floors, in front of the street. An urban trouble.

M&M's House

M&M's House

The architects maintained the squared stone well, an old fruit tree and the localization of pre-existing access, set on the opposite side of the plot, on the North and on the South. The proposal’s geometry reasons were willing – tree and well. They tried a “S”. Followed a “4”, and failed. Emerged an “H” that occupies the plot’s center. The “legs” embrace the tree, the “arms” evolve just a bit.

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The “H” configure a social patio in the south, guarded from the east and west light, protected from north-west wind. In the north, the entrance patio.

M&M's House

M&M's House

The house has a single floor graven in the ground, a raised landing that gives access to the roof garden. It has a 377,38 sqm of construction area.

M&M's House

M&M's House

The center of the volume (of the H) holds all the functions more attended by the inhabitants and the daily activities: entrance, distribution, services and kitchen.

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The west wing is reserved to concentration, rest and all their services: toilettes and laundry.

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On the east side, two blocks connected at the central volume turned in the opposite directions – North and South – define the rest of the “H” and holding respectively a box and the living room.

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The box has the worst exposition situation of the plot.

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The original shale walls have been rebuilt for a landscape Imposition on Rua do Carvalhinho.

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M & M’s House in Trofa – Building Information

Author: José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira, arch
Colaborators: Diana Fernandes, arch; Marlene Maciel, arch; Renata Santos, arch; Gonçalo Ferreira, arch
Location Trofa
Structural project A400 – eng. Francisco Bernardo
Hydraulic and Acustic Project A400 – eng. Francisco Bernardo;
Electricity, Telecommunications and Security gpic – eng. Fernando Aires
Gas and hvac project: get – eng. Raul Bessa
Period: 2008-2015
Topography: António Carlos Ferreira

M&M's House

Photography: João Morgado

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