Home in Fonte das Perdizes / gonçalobonniz arquitectos
Textual content description offered by the architects. Designing Fonte das Perdizes home was fairly a special problem, as this system demanded a recent trendy formed home, totally built-in into Alentejo’s tough pure panorama.
The correct spot to construct the home was naturally chosen, because it was the one one that will enable the home to dominate the panorama, have the very best contact with pure environment and protect the present holm-oak timber. This preserved timber, helped to carve the form of the home, and contributed to worth the home areas, making them extra built-in into de land.
Using pure colours was additionally important to the event of this venture, its chromatic integration was a significant factor in inflicting the pure mixing of the home into the agricultural panorama, so we favored the usage of supplies that will mix with the native colours, and on the similar time supply the sturdiness required within the harsh local weather of Alentejo. The existence of a multicolored slate stone, with gray and brown pigments, have been the important thing colours that guided supplies choice.
Being concrete one of many preselected supplies, we solely needed to regulate its colour to the specified tone, a darkish gray. Alternatively, to match the brown colour, we would have liked a hotter materials, having chosen a Pinewood, with a particular remedy that will enable it for use on the home interiors and exteriors, leading to an ideal mixture of darkish gray concrete and darkish silky wooden.
The home form, made in 3, 45-degree wings, follows an East to West orientation and radically separates North from South, with a 47-meter-long blind concrete wall, 3,50 meters tall. The home’s primary entrance was set to be finished by a small non-public patio, marked by an outdated holm-oak tree, serving as a hinge and a stability level for the entire venture.
As soon as, this north barrier is handed, the home opens extensively onto Alentejo Panorama, the place its 170m2 social space, shares a 35-meter extensive window, protected by a 5-meter cantilevered concrete overhang that guards the home inside from the summer time scorching warmth.
The kitchen, positioned within the center wing of the home, separates the eating space, on the east aspect, from the residing space, on the west aspect, and opens to a large terrace. The non-public a part of the home is situated on the aspect wings, east and west, with entry by lengthy corridors which can be illuminated by the two home entrance doorways, resulting in the bedrooms.
The home interiors use the identical supplies that have been chosen to the outside, minimizing as a lot as potential the number of supplies and the colour scheme of the venture, thus, the partitions, ceilings and flooring use the identical uncovered darkish gray concrete and all millwork was designed to maintain a good architectural language all through the home options, utilizing the identical brown Pine wooden, on wall claddings, inside doorways, 3 meter tall pivoting doorways, wardrobes, lavatory and kitchen cupboards and likewise, on bed room shutters.