Minimalist Troia House in Portugal

Bright, minimalist and modern, there are the words to best describe this beautiful home. The residence is located in Grândola, Portugal and it was a project developed by João Rainha Castro from Quadrante Arquitectura. It was built between 2008 and 2010. The client requested a simple, modern, functional and comfortable house. The architects were asked to maximize the usable space.

The team designed a single family residence with a very simple design and using basic materials. It’s a two-storey house with a permanent connection and a game between these levels and between the different areas of the house. The house has a slope roof volume that creates a strong connection between the interior and exterior spaces. The volume is almost entirely white. It has two large windows that open onto the street. Also, in an attempt to introduce color into the décor, the volume also features wooden laths arranged in parallel on one of the walls.

The whole house is very bright and modern. The residence seems like a very compact volume. It’s because of the shape and the simplicity of the details. The interior is functionally structured. There’s also one volume underneath the roof area that is opened on three sides. The windows are large throughout the house. The interior is also very bright, modern and minimalist. The property also includes large outdoor living areas as well as a swimming pool.{found on archdaily and pics by FG+}.



Published by in Architecture, on April 9th, 2012

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