Reconstruction of a single family house in Silves. What seems to be a small single-storey house turns out to be a spacious three-level home with spectacular views across the city and surrounding hills.
Material Used :
1. Facade cladding: White stucco
2. Flooring: betonilha afagada (indoor and exterior + Hidraulica tiles
3. Doors: All wooden doors are custom made by Linhas Direitas, Portimao
4. Windows: Solid wood frame: all cabinets, cupboards, wooden window frames and shutters and front door are custom made by our carpenter Jose Silva
5. Roofing: Telha ceramica - tipo “lusa”
6. Hi-fi (streaming) through our Raumfeld sound system
7. Interior furniture:
● Wood burner is from Leroy Merlin (Cube Slim)
● Original restored H269 lounge chairs from the early thirties by Jindrich Halabala (Czech Republic)
● Small leather 2-seater sofa is an original 1968 Artifort, a Dutch classic designed by Geoffrey Harcourt
● The cork stool/table is from DAM, model Pipo Big
● Standing lamp is an original Harvey Guzzini made in the 1960’s in Italy
● Side tables are from Hay
● B&W photos are six original vintage photos from Kees Scherer – Dutch co-founder of the World Press Photo Organisation – printed by himself in 1959 in an edition of one or two maximum. From the series “Portugal 1953-1954”
● “Catita” painting by Eric de Bruin
● Table by Fast, model Easy
● Chairs also by Fast, model Rion
● Original Vistosi Murano chandelier with 36 Murano glass disks, designed and manufactured in the 1960’s
● Lubi sofa bed (1.60m x 2.00m) by Kurt Brandt
● In the living room leather two seater sofa designed by Geoffrey Harcourt for Artifort. An original Dutch classic from the 1960’s
● The hand-made tiles are from ArteVida (Estremoz, Portugal)
● A pair of restored H269 lounge chairs from the early thirties by Jindrich Halabala (Czech Republic) adorn the living room.
● Hallway with hand-made tiles from Projecto Mosaico (Sintra, Portugal)
● The 1960’s Jiri Jiroutek chest of drawers (Czech Republic) and Mañana floor lamp by Marie-Louise Gustafsson for the Design House Stockholm
● 1950’s bookcase from Drevopodnik Holešov (Czech Republic)
● “The Angel” by Florbela Moreira – a local Silves artist.
● Two original bedside lamps - TMM - are from Miguel Mila (Barcelona), Spain’s leading pioneering masters of industrial design.
● Casa da Lila boasts six original vintage photos from Kees Scherer – Dutch co-founder of the World Press Photo – printed by himself in 1959 in an edition of one or two maximum. From the series “Portugal 1953-1954”