On the ground floor are the social and service areas, plus, on the North-West side, an attachment to be used as a garage. The entire floor is opened, from North to South, allowing social areas relate frankly to their outdoor spaces of natural expansion.
The 1st floor consists of three bedrooms, all connected by a balcony with the dual function of solar and privacy control device, by means of a wooden grid supported on a metal beam structure.
The penthouse hosts a reading/study area divided in two levels connected exteriorly by a panoramic path, surrounding a small green roof.
Inserted within a previous volumetric urban plan defined by a set of rules, the building aims to provide a unique spatial experience, and achieve a thorough response to its climatic requirements, for, through correct bioclimatic performance, offer, naturally and passively, the desired thermal and lighting comfort.
House in Porto, Portugal
Architects: e|348 arquitectura
Completion: January 2014