Armazem Luxury housing

Armazem Luxury housing

Architect
pedralíquida arquitectura+engenharia
Location
Porto, Portugal
Project Year
2016
Category
Private Houses
Jose Campos - Architectural Photographer

Armazem Luxury housing

pedralíquida arquitectura+engenharia as Architects

In 2013 a buildingwith a charmingpersonalitywasfoundinthe n.74 ofthedynamic Largo de São Domingos, in Porto. Among a setofdwellingbuildingsthisonestoodoutbytheausterityofitsfacadeandthelargeandfreeopen interior, charactreristicsofanoldironwarehouse. Themainobjectoftheprojectwasto transform a wideanddeepspaeceintoan hotel ofcharm, maintainingits original atmosphere. The interior ofthebuildingwasdesignedwith a central patioallowingplentyoflightinsideandvividspaces. A ligthweightstaircase showstheverticalityofits 6 floorsandthehorizontal circulationsweremixedwithlivingrooms, creatingwideandgenerouscommonareas. Thematerialswereselected to enhancethisdualitybetween a warehouseand a hotel - coldandrawmaterialssuch as ironandconcrete, appearedincontrastwithlightwood, fine fabrics, velvet, andconfortablerugs. Thereceptionandthemainlivingroomweredesignedfacingthestreet. Fromhere, goingdown astairwaythatoverlapsthepre-existingstoneramp, wefindthebreakfast/dinningroom, servedby a kitchen. Theupperfloorswerereserved for thebedrooms, whichallhaveprivatebathrooms. Goingupthebuildingone can find some surprisingmomentssuch as theterracefacingthe Porto Cathedralorthepenthouseinthelastfloorwhichallows adiferente andrichspaceexperiencegivenbytheexquisitecellingshape.

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Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct link
ManufacturersFlosTab T
SanitarywareDuravitCape Cod
ManufacturersSmeg
Product Spec Sheet
Manufacturers
Tab T by Flos
Sanitaryware
Manufacturers
by Smeg
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