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Houses in Portugal : Portuguese Property
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We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Portuguese Houses. We aim to include residential properties in Portugal that are of top quality.
We cover completed houses and new residence designs across Portugal. The focus is on contemporary Portuguese houses but information on traditional residential buildings in Portugal is also welcome.
We have 3 pages of Portuguese Residential Architecture selections.
Portuguese Houses : main page with news + key buildings (this page)
Portuguese Homes : A-K
Portuguese Residences : L-Z
Portuguese Properties – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:
Villa Escarpa, Praia da Luz, Algarve, southern Portugal – 10 Oct 2013
Design: Mario Martins
photo : Fernando Guerra [FG+SG]
Villa Escarpa is located near the village of Praia da Luz, in the district of Lagos, Algarve, in the South of Portugal. A condition of the planning permission was that the new house be constructed in the space occupied by a previous building. This had little architectural or technical merit, but was located in an exceptional position on an escarpment overlooking the Algarve coastline and village of Praia da Luz.
House on a Warehouse, Torres Novas, central Portugal – 23 Sep 2013
Design: Miguel Marcelino
photograph : Joao Morgado
Given the constraints of the existing warehouse, the house shape turns out to be automatically set: a box that rests on the existing structure. The rooms are placed to the east, the toilets to the west, as well as the kitchen, looking to a centennial olive tree. The existing balcony will be maintained and “duplicated” as a shading element.
Valongo House, Porto, northern Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido
Valongo House – 31 May 2013
Thought as a large volume that cuts and breaks the house proposing spaces, scales, experiences and distinctive moments. The entrance sharply assumed by a breach or opening between volumes, gives us, a compression accentuated by a sculpture that accompanies the entrance path. The house closes itself on contact with the street and opens itself to the interior of the land through the large windows, provoking unbalances and sensations.
Casa Paramos, Espinho, northern Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido
Casa Paramos – 31 May 2013
The programme is distributed over two floors and a basement. The ground floor is designed to accommodate the social areas and is extended to the outside by means of large glazed areas. The bedrooms and other private areas are on the upper floor. Large glazed areas and balconies are favoured here. They were designed to provide contact with the outside and to embrace us with a view of the surrounding world. The basement accommodates the technical and support areas.
Montemor House, Alentejo, northern Portugal
photo : Nelson Garrido
Montemor House – 30 May 2013
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. 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.
House in Odemira Alentejo, south of Portugal
Design: Vitor Vilhena Architects
photograph © Joao Morgado
House in Odemira – 1 Feb 2013
The arrangement shown, maximizes the southern sun exposure, differing in subtle, non-blocking visual, public and private areas. On the whole, the project was undertaken without sacrificing the natural elements and panoramic tiny cuts between site characteristics and human intervention.
U House, Ericeira, western Portugal
Design: Jorge Graça Costa
photograph : Fernando Guerra, FG + SG
New Portuguese House – 24 Aug 2012
A sustainable House for a Professional Surfer
The U House located in Ericeira, a World Surfing Reserve, was designed for José Gregório three times national Surf champion and a well known big wave rider, his wife and two daughters. This 300 Square meter house occupies a big lot, surrounded by a dense mesh of trees, on top of a hill overlooking Saint Lorenzo Bay. Our mutual interest in sustainability didn’t keep us from wholeheartedly embracing modern design.
Portuguese Properties – Recent Designs
San Lorenzo North Villa, Quinta do Lago, The Algarve, south west Portugal
image from developer
San Lorenzo North Villa – 20 Aug 2012
In addition to Quinta do Lago celebrating 40 years of continued success this year, they have launched their final 26 plots for sales in the San Lorenzo enclave of the resort. With views over Ria Formosa National Park and San Lorenzo Golf Course and access to the resort’s fully established facilities, these plots promise an unrivalled combination of seclusion and luxury.
House in Ovar, north west Portugal
Design: Paula Santos Arquitectos
photograph : Nelson Garrido
House in Ovar – 9 Jul 2012
This new Portuguese residential building is an exercise where we stretched to the limit a number of ideas and concepts for a long time already contained in other projects, which had never been put in place. It is also – and above all – a project, which allows for thinking with other people about their own way of inhabiting a dwelling.
House in Juso, north of Cascais, west of Lisbon, southwest Portugal
ARX Portugal + Stefano Riva
photograph : Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
New Portuguese House – 23 Feb 2012
In the concept for this small house in the vicinity of Aldeia de Juso, the tiniest area of flat land and the house’ s, as well as the high density of the new houses yet to be built in the surroundings, forcibly draw us to some sort of “obsession” about the possibilities of dilating space.
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