Comporta 107 House, Alentejo, Portugal

Comporta 107 House, Alentejo, Portugal Property, Modern Portuguese Home, Architecture Design Photos

Comporta 107 in Alentejo, Portugal

26 October 2023

A stunning private new-build home with a sustainable core in the heart of rural Portugal has now been completed.

Design: dEMM arquitectura

Location: Rua do Pinhal 107, Comporta, Portugal

Comporta 107 House Alentejo Portugal

Photos by FG+SG | Fernando Guerra

Comporta 107 House, Portugal

The Comporta 107 beach house, located among the pine forests and rice fields of Comporta, set in sand dunes, in a place of great natural beauty and strength of fauna and flora. The center of inspiration was the deserted and wild beaches of the region and the reproduction of this environment, with dunes and vegetation.

Comporta 107 House Alentejo Portugal

The project is composed of 2 pure volumes with great transparency, around which you can appreciate the complexity of the nature that surrounds them.

Comporta 107 House Alentejo Portugal

A wooden volume on the ground floor and on top of it a concrete volume on the first floor. Patios were created on the ground floor, allowing the sand and dune vegetation to also inhabit the social area, creating the feeling of the outside inside, which can be completely enclosed.

Comporta 107 House Alentejo Portugal

To emphasize transparency and taking the purity of this intention to an extreme, the concrete volume of the first floor is supported only on two points on the volume limits, with no central support, leaving the entire living room and kitchen without interference from structural vertical elements, being able to open totality for both the outdoor space that communicates with the pool and the interior patios, making the boundary that defines interior and exterior almost imperceptible.

Comporta 107 House Portugal

Comporta 107 House Portugal

The extensive use of vegetation outside is a biophilic approach bringing nature indoors in all areas, bedrooms and social areas, providing an important contact with nature, with a careful choice of several local species that merge with the architecture.

Comporta 107 House Portugal

The exterior spaces of terraces, balconies and gardens were designed to emphasize the natural beauty, for permanence and as a complement to the interior, with continuity between materials and design from the interior to the exterior, which gives a sensation of depth to the pine forest that extends along the dune vegetation that was carefully designed to embrace the pool.

Comporta 107 House Portugal

The oversized interior height of the spaces, and the full-height windows with full opening, provide harmonious entrances of light and a perfect visual relationship between the interior and exterior, bringing all the natural surroundings of the place to the home.

Comporta 107 House Alentejo

Comporta 107 House Alentejo

As for the materials, exposed concrete was chosen because it is a material that allowed us to create weight and visual lightness where and when desired, in addition to the uniquely textured wood designed for this project that was applied to the exterior and interior, corten steel, and large sand colored natural stones with pieces of incrusted fossils that resemble the beach.

Comporta 107 House Alentejo

Comporta 107 in Alentejo, Portugal – Building Information

Project Name: COMPORTA 107
Project Type: Residential | Single Family
Architecture Firm: dEMM arquitectura –
Architects: Paulo Fernandes Silva | Diana Fernandes Silva

Comporta 107 House Alentejo

E-Mail: [email protected]
Completion Year: 2023
Built Area: 400 sqm
Project Location: Rua do Pinhal 107, Comporta, Portugal
Contractor: J. Camilo

Comporta 107 House Alentejo Portugal

Photography: FG+SG | Fernando Guerra

Comporta 107 House, Alentejo, Portugal images / information received 261023 from dEMM arquitectura

Location: Alto Alentejo, Portugal, southwest Europe

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