Specifier · Save time: Make one inquiry to multiple manufacturers.
House in Monsaraz

House in Monsaraz

Architect
Aires Mateus Architects
Location
Monsaraz Alqueva Lake, Alentejo, Portugal | View Map
Project Year
2018
Category
Private Houses
© João Guimarães

House in Monsaraz

Aires Mateus Architects as Architects

Faced with the boundless extents of the Alqueva lake, the house requires a centre: a protected courtyard embracing the water. It uses the terrain to cast a dome that covers the social areas and is the life centre of the house. An inverted dome intersects it and creates an opening that lights the space, shaping its precise geometry and limits. The bedrooms open onto circular patios. Amid a wide natural landscape, the scale of the house is that of the patios and superior dome. They are the sole visible elements, painted in radiant white.

This story is available in multiple languages
Share or Add House in Monsaraz to your Collections
Project Credits
Products used in this project
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct name
switchesGira
Product Spec Sheet
switches
Es Pou. A house in Formentera
next project

Es Pou. A house in Formentera

Private Houses
Camí Vell de la Mola km. 1,8. Formentera, Spain - Build completed in 2021
View Project