Arquitectos Utopia

Arquitectos Utopia

Porto, PT


Concrete House

The Terrain and the Architecture Project

The plot was located in Almacinha, county of Mortágua, Portugal  and had a diagonal view to the beautiful landscape of the Aguieira dam. We were asked to design a concrete concrete house with environmental concerns generating maximum thermal efficiency and respect for the green surroundings. The house concept is thus born from the topography of the land: a simple design gesture digs and generates a courtyard on the ground, and from a simple cut on the terrain a big window appears. The roof is completely green and the concrete appears externally on the facade and landscape walls.

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Status: Built
Location: Mortágua, PT
Firm Role: Architecture Project