House in Alentejo Coast by Aires Mateus

House in Alentejo Coast

House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez

Among the pines trees, a stone plateau is drawn to a scale that can no longer be understood as a courtyard.

House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez

The space embraces a wide area of trees. The house and its services define a recognizable solid border.

House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez

The interior of this boundary is inhabitable and characterized by light.

House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez

The more open side of the house creates a water tank through the connection of geometries.

House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez

A space that embraces its context is created through this closed extension. Source by Aires Mateus.

House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
  • Localization: Grandola, Alentejo, Portugal
  • Architects: Aires Mateus
  • Authors: Manuel E Francisco Aires Mateus
  • Project Leader: Maria Rebelo Pinto
  • Colaborators: Vânia Fernandes, Maria Bello, Bernardo Sousa
  • Engineer: Axial
  • Constructor: Mateus Frazão
  • Surface Area: 750.80 sqm
  • Builting Area: 633.00 sqm
  • Site Area: 180000 sqm
  • Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Juan Rodriguez, Courtesy of Aires Mateus
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez
House in Alentejo Coast
Photo © Juan Rodriguez

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