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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
House in Sequeiros


To adapt this old farmhouse to a dwelling-house the only necessary intervention was to demolish the partition walls. The house’s social areas were placed in the existing volume. Only a wooden “little box” was set to screen the kitchen area. To host the bedrooms a box unattached to the ground, coated with z – shaped […]


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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
In Lima Hotel & Spa


The IN LIMA Hotel & SPA is located at the entrance of the village of Ponte de Lima, Portugal’s oldest town, characterized by its medieval architecture, its Roman bridge and the natural surroundings overlooking the Lima river. Connected to one of the town’s public gardens, that becomes once a week a marketplace, the hotel benefits from […]


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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
House in Bom Jesus


To meet the clients’ requirements we designed a black and white house with large terraces overlooking the city.  The terraces’ drawings led us to involve the house in a heroically suspended ring. Between this ring and the house a garden embraces the oak-trees. On the house’s south and west sides the terraces’ horizontal subbase planes could […]


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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
House in Alcobaça


In the elaboration of this project, due to our client’s fascination by the landscape’s beauty, we tried to produce an architecture that minimized disturbances to the environment. We chose a mono-oriented plan, which was rationalized and simplified to be inscribed in the plot’s width. Instead of providing the environment for the object “house”, the land was […]


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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
House in Aldoar


The idea of a house structured by a continuous uncoated white concrete wall came to mind while walking along a Richard Serra steel spiral. It starts on the fireplace and extends to the plot limits. In analogy we aimed at two situations: on the inside “an emotion’s machine” and on the outside the object’s unity and […]


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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
Tabuaço


The building is located in an area of difficult geological, topographical and accessibility conditions. The choice of this location, near the city park, the outdoor swimming pools, the sports hall and schools, aims to create a center of educational activities capable of producing a momentum for the consolidation and upgrading of the urban environment of […]


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