Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

• February 7, 2014 • Comments (0)

The house is located inside the Belas Clube de Campo, a private condominium, where topography allowed to maximize exterior areas and offer privacy to the users.

JM MoradiaBelas 077 640x426 Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

courtesy Joao Morgado

JM MoradiaBelas 090 640x426 Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

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The project extends throughout three floors; the first floor comprehends garage, maid room, laundry room and technical area; the second floor comprehends the office, living room, kitchen and bedrooms; the third floor is entirely occupied with the master bedroom.

JM MoradiaBelas 091 640x960 Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

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JM MoradiaBelas 036 640x426 Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

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The tension between the house and garden is obtained through the creation of “balconies” that are intentionaly higher than needed. The same tension was created between the house and the sky through the thick solar shades. Autochthonous vegetation occupies the extensive gardened areas.

JM MoradiaBelas 046 640x426 Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

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JM MoradiaBelas 073 640x960 Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

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+ Project facts

Belas I
Single house at Belas Clube de Campo, Sintra
Time frame – 2009/2012
Architecture team – Estúdio Urbano A.A. Ldª – Alain Gameiro e Ana Duarte
Engineering team – Pórtico Vertical Ldª – Pedro Fernandes
Landscape architecture team – Gonçalo Anastácio
Photography: Joao Morgado – Architectural Photography

Program – Habitation
Plot area – 2133m2
Construction area- 587m2
Typology – T4+1
State – Built

+ All images courtesy Joao Morgado

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Category: Architecture, House

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