Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects | urdesign magazine

Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects

Category: Houses Published on 22 Aug, 2013 Tags: , , , , ,
Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects

Portuguese studio Ultramarino | Marlene Uldschmidt Architects explore the concept of “Living behind the Wall” through this single family house in the Fishing Village of Ferragudo, Portugal.

“The historic center of Ferragudo is an extremely sensitive area to work in and we believed that our intervention should be balanced harmonious and above all integrate with the surrounding architecture and history” say architects.

2 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects

The challenge was to create a facade which would be a physical barrier between the public and private areas whilst enhancing the visual connection with the village and the river.

“The difficult topography of the site meant that our concept would need to allow for the design of the internal space to strengthen their visual connection with the rest of the village and beyond. The concept we chose was to use the changes of level within the site in order to achieve this goal.”

Another challenge of this concept was to create a light and airy feeling within the building. Architects created a vertical well of light that links all levels to achieve this. In order to balance the simple white walls natural materials of wood and stone in earthy tones where chosen.

5 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 16 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 3 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 4 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 6 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 1 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 7 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 8 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 9 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 10 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 11 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 13 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 14 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects 15 casa 103 in ferragudo portugal by ultramarino marlene uldschmidt architects Casa 103 in Ferragudo, Portugal by ultramarino | marlene uldschmidt architects

all images © FG +SG – FOTOGRAFIA DE ARQUITECTURA

Recommended:

Budapesti Műhely | Rácz Thermal Bath, Budapest
Paviljoen Puur at Fort Diemerdam by Emma Architecten
Inside the Keret House, the World’s Skinniest House by Jakub Szczesny
Froyo Yogurteria by Ahylo Studio
Elizabeth Street Residence by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects
Rooftecture OT2 in Osaka by Shihei Endo
OLS House by Jurgen Mayer H. architects
Printemps Store in Strasbourg by Christian Biecher
Villa Mallorca's Perforated Copper Staircase by Arup + Studio Mishin
Mayfair House by Squire and Partners
MRQT Boutique by ROK
Supernova Conference Centre by Liong Lie Architects
Icehotel Deluxe Suite by Wouter Biegelaar, Victor Tsarski and Peter Koerbler for MINI
Element Café at Amara Hotel by designphase dba
Oxford Bookstore in New Delhi by Normal Studio
Villa Wienberg by Friis & Moltke and Wienberg Architects, Denmark
Peter’s House in San Francisco by Craig Steely Architecture
The Garden House by De Matos Ryan, London
Hyde and Beach Starbucks, San Francisco
Bottles’ Congress wine and spirits store in Braga by Tiago do Vale Arquitectos

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


eight − 8 =

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Submit Your Work