Inserted in the center of Porto and in priority rehabilitation area. The remodeling project was a consequence of the client's needs to provide the residence with ample, accessible spaces and greater thermal comfort.
The restoration of the façades and all the exterior frames allowed to maintain the image of the building.
In the basement was introduced the most profound alteration with the liberation of larger area to be occupied by vehicles, as the parking on the street is small, on the ground floor there was an increase in the social areas of the house, kitchen, living room. dining and living room, removing small divisions that revealed no importance in the structure of the house.
On the first and second floors, the rooms were enlarged, which had their own changing rooms and toilets, reducing the area of the corridor which is restricted to the stairway only, the existing toilets were remodeled. were previously integrated into the rooms.
The interior courtyard is maintained, creating excellent daylight conditions in the toilets and service areas, only by changing the window layout for this lobby.
The whole project had a strong awareness of commitment to history associated with the desire to continue rewriting it.