Between Two White Walls

Between Two White Walls by Corpo Atelier




Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

“Sky of a fainting blue – beneath, a slap of whitewash. Reverberation of sun and the bluest blue, the whitest white.

Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Cubes, geometric lines, animal light that trembles and vibrates like the wings of a cicada.” Raul Brandão in “Os pescadores”

Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Empty plots of similar shapes and sizes are aligned along a golf course, setting a frame for new urbanization of detached houses.

Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Nothing was built. Due to the degree of uncertainty regarding future constructions, the house becomes introverted.

Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Two white walls (almost) completely withdraw any direct contact from future neighbors, setting clear boundaries.

Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Between them, an architectural inner landscape of cubic shapes, each arranging a single function, provides a sense of security and protection while carefully framing the distant landscape.

Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Only a horizontal volume, containing the swimming pool, contradicts this logic projecting itself to the South, emerging from the walls to offer a possibility of volunteered exposure, for a brief moment, before returning to the house. Source by Corpo Atelier.

Between Two White Walls
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Location: Vilamoura, Portugal
Architect: Corpo Atelier
Project Team: Filipe Paixão, Rui Martins, Nicolò Martin
Constructor: Window to the Future
Year: 2017
Photographs: Ricardo Oliveira Alves, Courtesy of Corpo Atelier

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Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
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