House Coimbra-Steinmann by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

House Coimbra-Steinmann

The house is located in the upper part of a field of a golf course with distant views towards the city of Lisbon. The project arises in this case from the site. A topography that descends smoothly, a place where it can be built on a longitudinal surface with a triangular geometry.

The wishes of their future owners also intervene, a house open to the landscape and simultaneously a more private space in which to enjoy the outdoors.Two pieces that meet at a point, where access and studies are located, are presented in this way.

A longitudinal piece is inserted in the land, with a proportion that maximizes the perimeter of the architecture, in this space is the day area of the house. A second body unfolds from the point of contact, in which the bedrooms are located.

Both pieces respond to a straight and curved pattern that has always fascinated us in the work of Siza and Alfaro. Between the two pieces there is a kind of patio that tries to respond to the duality between being protected and opening up to the landscape.

A delicious encounter that emerges from the dialogue with the users of this house. A dialogue that materializes in a project that goes beyond an architecture. Source by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos.

Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Architect: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Principal In Charge: Fran Silvestre
Collaborator: María Masià, Fran Ayala, Estefanía Soriano, Pablo Camarasa, Sandra Insa, Sevak Asatrián, Ricardo Candela, David Sastre, Vicente Picó, Rubén March, Jose Manuel Arnao, Rosa Juanes, Gemma Aparicio, Juan Martinez, Paz Garcia-España, Daniel Uribe, Javier Briones, Ángel Pérez, Tomás Villa, Sergio Tórtola, Marta Escribano, Phoebe Harrison, Daniel Yacopino
Financial Manager: Ana de Pablo
Comunication: Sara Atienza
Partner Portugal:Paulo Santa Cruz
Interior Design: Alfaro Hofmann
Year: 2019
Images: Courtesy of Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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