This holiday house for a family of four is located in the north of Portugal. Its shape is defined by the same number of individual volumes.
They have similar dimensions but distinct orientations.
Three of the volumes are orthogonally organized around a core while a fourth rotates to match the direction of an existing neighboring building. The proximity between the two constructions led to a desired dialogue. The modest dimensions of the existing building determined the scale of the house while the vernacular identity influenced its layout. Each volume has a two-slope roof. Besides emphasizing its individuality, it enabled to increase the plasticity of the composition.
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