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House in Moreira : New Portuguese Property
Contemporary Portuguese Home near Porto design by Phyd Arquitectura, Portugal
29 Nov 2012
Location: Moreira, Portugal
Design: Phyd Arquitectura
Contemporary Portuguese Residence
Photos by Javier Callejas
New House in Moreira
The house is built around three project themes. The continuous and enlacing space, which incorporates different inhabiting functions.
The time, which incorporates the movement and permanence. The materiality, which incorporates the antithesis weight/lightness.
Concrete volume; from which is subtracted, the space to enter, and the south patios. Patios that enable continuity, between different spaces of the house, and interior/exterior. Which behave like a sun clock, alternating solid and diffuse light. The space articulates, compression and horizontality, with decompression and verticality. In a precise exercise, of measure and proportion.
The materiality is used in its most essential expression, conferring to the house, weight and lightness simultaneously. Site: Moreira, Maia, Portugal – 486 m² of schist and sands type soil, long and thin, in a developing suburb area, surrounded by old and new constructions, mainly housing with different scales, there is some agriculture presence.
House in Moreira – Building Information
Moreira, Maia, Portugal – 486 m² of schist and sands type soil, long and thin, in a developing suburb area, surrounded by old and new constructions, mainly housing with different scales, there is some agriculture presence.
First floor (Gross area): 132,50 m²
Ground floor (Gross area): 139,00 m²
Underground floor (Gross area): 87,00 m²
Main bedroom with wc: 32,00 m²
Boy bedroom with wc: 20,50 m²
Girl bedroom with wc: 23,50 m²
Play area: 8,00 m²
Kitchen: 27,00 m²
Living room: 40,00 m²
Office with wc: 16,6 m²
Service wc and Laundering room: 8,00 m²
Garage and Storage: 42 m²
Total circulation: 43,00 m²
Garden: 286,50 m²
Exterior Patios: 37,50 m²
Total area: 358,50 m²
2 places underground, 3 places in the street.
in situ poured Concrete solid “box”, insulation between the concrete structure and the interior brick wall, resulting in a 40cm exterior wall.
Externally, the concrete is apparent with a varnish finishing, stainless steel protections, and natural aluminum windows. Internally, white-painted pladur, with natural wood on the doors and baseboards. First floor with natural wood on the ground, except in the water areas which are marble, as is the whole ground floor. Staircase has marble between the underground and ground floor and natural wood to de first floor, sustained by 1 cm tick solid steel rods painted in white, as all the steel in the interior.
Mechanical: Solar powered, heated floor.
Authors – Phyd Arquitectura : Paulo Henrique Durão, João Ricardo Dias, Daniel Gil Tomé
Collaboration: Jennifer Duarte, Miguel Àguas
Structure: Eng. Pedro Fragoso Viegas
Photography: Javier Callejas
House in Moreira images / information from Phyd Arquitectura
Location: Moreira, Portugal, south western Europe
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