modern Portuguese design
Positioned within the charming Lapa district of Lisbon, Portugal, adjoining to the Nationwide Museum of Historic Arts, the just lately accomplished “Home in Rua São Francisco de Borja” stands as a testomony to the design strategy of architect Ricardo Bak Gordon. Positioned on a slender and elongated plot and depicted by a shiny tile facadeTHE keep replaces a former industrial pavilion, showcasing the architect’s dedication to creating a house that seamlessly integrates with its context.
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structure by ricardo bak gordon
Implicit within the facade design is Bak Gordon’s core philosophy of constructing an expressive home of the modern period whereas honoring the inherent qualities of its web site. The facade not solely engages with the city context, but in addition establishes a dialogue with the interior environments of the home. The bottom ground exemplifies this idea by presenting a wood grill that features the entry door and the storage door, creating a visible connection between the inside and exterior areas. As well as, the lounge is adorned with a solitary window, and the lounge ground boasts a low house adorned with a small backyard/flower field, successfully bridging the hole between the inside and outer realms.
Stretching the size of the plot, the home primarily includes two interconnected volumes, which encompass a central terrace accessed by a lined loggia adorned solely with handmade tiles. The structure of the residence affords an immersive promenade expertise, unfolding in several instructions. Horizontally, the personal bed room and workplace areas create an intimate ambiance, whereas the social areas rise vertically, culminating within the roof terrace providing panoramic views of the Tagus River.
Cautious number of supplies performs a key function in shaping the persona and ambiance of Bak Gordon’s “Home on Rua São Francisco de Borja” in Lisbon, Portugal. Uncovered concrete dominates the facades and ceilings, evoking a recent aesthetic. The addition of handmade inexperienced tiles, anodized aluminum frames and thermo-modified wooden on the principle facade additional contribute to the distinctive character of the constructing. These supplies not solely improve visible enchantment, but in addition serve to determine a way of place and identification throughout the native context.
the home runs the size of the plot as two interconnected volumes enclose a central terrace
the personal bed room and workplace areas are organized horizontally, whereas the social areas rise vertically