Henrique barros-gomes

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NewsMaterialization • 7 Aug 2020

Rural house in Portugal transformed into contemporary loft-like space

Located in a well-preserved village in the rural centre of Portugal, this small house, like many of those around it was closed and unused for more than half a century. Owned by the client’s family for decades, architect Henrique Barros-Gomes was tasked with transforming the space into a single bedroom vacation house, with area for the family to gather when needed.   Credit: Ricardo Oliveira Alves Photography The existing single story volume was originally constructed with thick exposed granite walls and a gable roof. A walled area, including an almost ruined porch, is a rustic complement to the fabric.   Credit: Ricardo Oliveira Alves Photography Maintaining the subtlety of the traditional exterior, the beautiful... More