Casa Boa Esperança

Casa Boa Esperança

Architect
MARLENE ULDSCHMIDT ARCHITECT
Location
Ferragudo, Portugal | View Map
Project Year
2014
Category
Private Houses
Fernando Guerra
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ManufacturersBLANCO
ManufacturersBosch
ManufacturersCeramica Catalano
ManufacturersCRISTINA Rubinetterie
ManufacturersEFAPEL
ManufacturersEquipa Quatro

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Renovate a noble house as a way to restore a legacy with its past history.

MARLENE ULDSCHMIDT ARCHITECT as Architects

Casa Boa Esperanca is a historic landmark building perched on the edge of a small promontory in the fishing village of Ferragudo, Algarve, Southern Portugal.

Due to local planning policies, several restrictions were placed on the building.

This led to the need for a careful and sensitive approach to the restoration.

The concept consisted primarily of the installation of new timber structures within the existing walls.

This solution enabled open spaces to be created within the existing footprint and views of the sea to be greatly enhanced.

The new structural elements of the renovation were left exposed and a large studio space was created within the former roof void.

The building is flooded with light due to the insertion of several roof lights.

A courtyard entrance affords privacy from the adjacent narrow village streets.

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