This lovely modern house from Comporta, Portugal occupies a fairly small piece of land which has an unusually square shape. This directly impacted the way in which the area has divided into indoor and outdoor spaces as well as the overall design of the house itself.
The project was completed in 2019 by studio GSS Arquitectos. They gave the house a simple and low-profile look with a big flat roof and a concrete shell. The roof forms an overhang towards the garden, creating this really nice transitional area between the indoor living spaces and the open outdoor areas.
The site has a gentle slope and is bordered by a beautiful pine forest. The tall trees rise behind the house and create a nice backdrop which helps its modern architecture stand out even more. There’s plenty of vegetation out in the garden surrounding the pool and the patios which helps to add a calm and serene vibe to this whole area.
The interior of the house is also quite simple, featuring concrete floors and ceilings and white walls throughout. The interior spaces have easy access to the outdoor shower, pool and the various exposed areas around the house.