Five Terraces and a Garden by Corpo Atelier

Five Terraces

Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

“The terrace was the prodigy of the house, in it the wind passed. I had started to discover the body and had the light for confident.” Eugénio de Andrade. Branco no branco contra a obscuridade.

Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

A golf course is limited by empty plots for detached houses and scattered trees of various types and heights.

Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

At the ground level an immense lawn is only interrupted by sandboxes and low vegetation arrangements.

Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Above it, between the foliage of the treetops, we discover the distant views of the ocean (to the South) and the mountain (to the North).

Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

Five white terraces are stacked to allow us to move vertically and experience these different scales of the surrounding landscape.

Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves

The voids between them create space for human and vegetal occupation, constantly hidden or revealed, formalizing the illusion of an interior garden or an exterior house. Source by Corpo Atelier.

Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Photo © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
Five Terraces
Basement
Five Terraces
Ground Floor Plan
Five Terraces
First Floor Plan

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