4 Buildings in Avenida Brasil / Aurora Arquitectos + Furo
Textual content description offered by the architects. The positioning and the good peak distinction between the road fronts had been the producing ideas to create 4 volumes of semi-detached homes. Every of the eight homes is organized into three ranges, with the center degree being the social flooring. Conceptually, this flooring is an open plan divided by purposeful volumes that home the kitchen, a toilet, or a closet. The façade is totally glazed. The fluidity of the plan and the transparency of the façade are mixed to present the notion of continuity between the inside flooring and the landscaped exterior floor that covers the storage and is on the identical degree as this flooring.
The remaining flooring home the bedrooms and are designed in a extra reserved method with extra contained openings and façade panels lined with handmade brick. On the roof of every home, a terrace and a pool supply a large view over the bay of Cascais and evoke the hedonistic relationship that this metropolis has with the ocean and the summer time. Connecting all of the volumes is a semi-buried storage that takes benefit of the distinction in heights of the positioning to open to the north and talk straight with the backyard – a home for automobiles
The panorama, designed by the studio Baldios, assist to outline three distinct areas: to the south, the realm comparable to the storage roof, low vegetation, bushes, and paths clear up entry to the homes; to the north, a flatter space presents itself with a meadow-like vegetation cowl and wood tools that invitations you to remain; even additional to the north, an space with a steep slope receives bigger vegetation that attenuates the volumes of the buildings when seen from the road on the decrease degree. Paths that invite the exploration of the panorama to attach all these areas.