Painter's House / Miguel Amado Arquitectos

Painter’s House / Miguel Amado Arquitectos

Painter's Apartment / Miguel Amado Arquitectos - Interior Photography

Textual content description offered by the architects. The venture focuses on an condo situated in Barreiro, which belonged to the pioneer of Portuguese images and cinematography, Augusto Cabrita, who used to say throughout his lifetime that “simplicity was the top of intelligence.”

Painter's Apartment / Miguel Amado Arquitectos - Interior Photography

The condo is situated on the fourth flooring and has a view over the Previous Barreiro and Lisbon, providing an unobstructed view. After the primary go to to the condo, we grew to become conscious of the habits of sunshine, its presence within the house, the sense of spaciousness it offered, together with the view over the Tagus River, which gave us a sense of freedom, a sort of invitation to dream.

Painter's Apartment / Miguel Amado Arquitectos - Interior Photography, Chair
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The proposal resulted from the mixture of this notion through the condo go to and the interpretation of the concept conveyed by Augusto Cabrita into bodily house. On this approach, the goal was to reorganize the capabilities of the areas, shifting the dwelling areas to the zone with a view over the river and inserting the sleeping areas within the zone with higher solar publicity. This transposition allowed for the aggregation of the extra personal capabilities, releasing up the remainder of the areas for social actions, and integrating the circulation areas with the lounge. This selection made it potential to create a bigger and extra expansive front room.

Painter's Apartment / Miguel Amado Arquitectos - Interior Photography
Painter's Apartment / Miguel Amado Arquitectos - Interior Photography, Windows

Because of the restricted house of the architectural object, the typology was developed in a approach that creates a succession of areas utilizing pure mild because the unifying aspect of the inside areas of the condo. The assorted visible axes information the individual by the architectural areas, perceived as a unified complete.

Painter's Apartment / Miguel Amado Arquitectos - Interior Photography, Windows, Door

All actions, from the selection of supplies to the utilization of pure mild, furnishings, and doorways, goal to be easy, whereas additionally imbuing the proposal with charisma. This charisma is accentuated by the creation of a rotating door interpreted as a portal, “the Gate,” to the realm of desires. The shape and m
ateriality permit mild to cross by through the day and turn out to be the “supply of sunshine” in the home at night time. The flooring and wood profiles have been chosen to inform the story of the condo’s previous whereas concurrently dividing the whole house into smaller zones.