The house is located in the upper part of a field of a golf course with distant views towards the city of Lisbon.The project arises in this case from the site. A topography that descends smoothly, a place where it can be built on a longitudinal surface with a triangular geometry.

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Architect: Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Project Name: Coimbra-Steiman House
Status: Concept

PARTNER PORTUGAL: Paulo Santa Cruz
INTERIOR DESIGN: ALFARO HOFMANN
PROJECT TEAM: Fran Silvestre | Principal in Charge

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COLLABORATOR:  María Masià | Collaborating Architect
Fran Ayala | Collaborating Architect
Estefanía Soriano | Principal in Charge
Pablo Camarasa | Collaborating Architect
Sandra Insa | Collaborating Architect

Sevak Asatrián | Collaborating Architect
Ricardo Candela | Collaborating Architect
David Sastre | Collaborating Architect
Vicente Picó | Collaborating Architect
Rubén March | Collaborating Architect
Jose Manuel Arnao | Collaborating Architect
Rosa Juanes | Collaborating Architect
Gemma Aparicio | Collaborating Architect
Juan Martinez | Collaborating Architect
Paz Garcia-España | Collaborating Architect
Daniel Uribe | Collaborating Architect
Javier Briones | Collaborating Architect
Ángel Pérez | Collaborating Architect
Tomás Villa | Collaborating Architect
Sergio Tórtola | Collaborating Architect
Marta Escribano | Collaborating Architect
Phoebe Harrison | Collaborating Architect
Daniel Yacopino | Collaborating Architect
Ana de Pablo | Financial Manager
Sara Atienza | Comunication

 Coimbra-Steiman House By Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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The wishes of their future owners also intervene, a house open to the landscape and simultaneously a more private space in which to enjoy the outdoors.

 Coimbra-Steiman House By Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Two pieces that meet at a point, where access and studies are located, are presented in this way. A longitudinal piece is inserted in the land, with a proportion that maximizes the perimeter of the architecture, in this space is the day area of the house. A second body unfolds from the point of contact, in which the bedrooms are located.

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 Coimbra-Steiman House By Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

Both pieces respond to a straight and curved pattern that has always fascinated us in the work of Siza and Alfaro. Between the two pieces there is a kind of patio that tries to respond to the duality between being protected and opening up to the landscape.

 Coimbra-Steiman House By Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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A delicious encounter that emerges from the dialogue with the users of this house. A dialogue that materializes in a project that goes beyond an architecture.


FRAN SILVESTRE ARQUITECTOS
Estudio de Arquitectura, Valencia

 

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