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Casa H1 by Bruno H Gomes Arquitectura

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This villa is located in a residential area of São João da
Madeira city in Portugal. Access to the property is via a trough steep
slope street that the design of the en- trance gate seeks to tame. The
house’s ground floor is located below the street level and a gabled
volume announces the entrance to the house to those ap- proaching from
the street.

The entire building leans against the western end of
the land, leaving as much outdoor space as possible to the east, where
the privileged outside area is locat- ed. On the east side, the house
appears as a single block, sheltered under a con- tinuous flat roof.

From
this flat roof, a gabled concrete volume stands out, giving cover for
the en- trance and the social area of the house, which are
differentiated in terms of vol- umes as well as through the used
materials.

The presence of this noticeable volume is also felt
inside the house, the concrete elements that support this volume stand
out among the white walls and …

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