Single House in Belas / Estúdio Urbano Arquitectos

Single house in belas / estúdio urbano arquitectos
© Joao Morgado

The house is located inside the Belas Clube de Campo, a private condominium, where topography allowed maximizing exterior areas and offering privacy to the users.

Single house in belas / estúdio urbano arquitectos
© Joao Morgado

The project extends throughout three floors; the first floor comprehends garage, maid room, laundry room and technical area; the second floor comprehends the office, living room, kitchen and bedrooms; the third floor is entirely occupied with the master bedroom.

Single house in belas / estúdio urbano arquitectos
© Joao Morgado

The tension between the house and garden is obtained through the creation of “balconies” that are intentionally higher than needed. The same tension was created between the house and the sky through the thick solar shades. Autonomous vegetation occupies the extensive gardened areas.

Project Details:
Location: Belas, Sintra, Portugal
Type: Residential – Houses
Site Area: 2133 sqm
House Area: 587 sqm
Photography: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

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