The design intent was to capture as much of the scenic panorama and to bring it into the house.
Unexpected hidden spaces within cubes are the attraction of this home interior.
Progressive housing: Stage one of two of Casa DAUZ, a house that grows with the family.
The design enhances the views along three different axes of the park, the sky and the ocean.
Japanese and western features compose this home / work environment.
The design is adapted from passive energy principles applied in the world-famous Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto.
A synthesis out of carefully arranged white volumes.
The dwellings are designed from an invariable core with a modulated addition which completes the requirements of the program.
‘We focussed on the creation of multiple layers, interconnectedness, and diversity in order to generate social, atmospheric, and urban surplus value.’ DMAA
The use of bold green colour and the semi transparent skin give the building a strong identity.
The successful rehabilitation of an old building captured by João Morgado.
The project was awarded with the Grant of CONACULTA – FONCA (National Council for Culture and Arts) 2009-2010 and it has been developed into the discipline of architectural design during 2010-2011.
SPARK architects embrace the existing topographic conditions integrating the water edge into the design.
João Morgado has sent us his pictures of Frauhnofer Office Portugal
The building is divided into three volumes, whose rotation is suggested by the geometry of the site.
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The staircase as a compressed spatial motion element of a former free field.
The reconstruction and refurbishment of Alésia and Mistral cinema theatres.
The coexistence of two interleaved forms, each with a different hardness and materiality.