Cristóvão house

Cristóvão house

Location
Restelo, Lisboa, Portugal | View Map
Project Year
2017
Category
Private Houses
Francisco Nogueira

Cristóvão house

Atelier Cais as Architects

From the existing plot there was an access garden, a degraded two stories house and a backyard garden. The project had as main goal the requalification of the existing house and its expansion, through not only a new implantation and back facade design, as well as the optimization of the roof morphology for a new attic area. In order to promote the new functional program and get a better spatiality, it runned a total reorganization of interior layouts of the ground and upper floors. Through the rise of the existing ridge quota and the volumetry of the roof, the house was offered a new attic area with great connection with the surrounding, through a terrace. The front facade remained unchanged.


The backyard topography was totality redefined, as initially it presented a level far superior of the house making the interior/exterior relation impossible and damaging natural lighting and ventilation. In the backyard there was drawn an outdoor dining area, along the axis of the kitchen; a small garden related to the living room and a water tank, for refreshment in summer months. The house has solar orientation Northeast-Southwest and is for a family of a couple and a child.

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