Wednesday 9 April 2014

Projects Wanted - Casa em Azeitão, Atelier Central

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Casa em Azeitão, Portugal
Atelier Central, Portugal
Photos: FG+SG

"Conceiving a house ― a program.
The very first concern is simple and natural: a house that looks like a house.
Basic shapes.
Concrete as the main material.
Time as an ally.
By analogy, emulation and filtration, the elements emerge: roof, windows, chimney, porch, balcony, railings.
Apparent opacity.
Strong, unexpected interior/exterior contrast.
Acceptance of the effects of exposed materials: oxidation, erosion, wet/dry contrast."

- Atelier Central



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