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Cork House by Arquitectos Anonimos

cork1  Cork House by Arquitectos Anonimos

Architects: Arquitectos Anónimos® and Paulo Teodósio
Location: Esposende, Portugal
Client: Maria Helena Ramos
Structural consultant: Ricardo Fonseca, Luís Fernandes and Luís Gonçalves
Floor area: 157 sqm
Site area: 8,900 sqm
Built-up area: 288 sqm
Start of planning: 2004
Start of construction: 2005
Completion: 2007
Photographs: Ivo Canelas

cork2  Cork House by Arquitectos Anonimos

An unusual and inverted process. The client convinced us to accept the responsibility to build with such a low cost. The shaped carcass, stoutly wrapped with cork bricks, deals a few radical ruptures, claiming a friendly distance to the neighborhood. Inside, the expectable “ready to inhabit” combines a straight preview to the changeable future and conditions, as direct as possible-translated in interior design. Some found nicknames: “the pavillion”, “the hut”, “the cork”…

cork4  Cork House by Arquitectos Anonimos