Located next to the National Rope factory, the House in Belém project consisted in re-converting what had become a single family dwelling, back into two separate apartments.

Studio Name: A+Architecture
Design Team: Pedro Clarke & Agata Kukulska
Area: 120 m2
Year: 2021
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Consultants: –
Photography Credits: Ricardo Bravo
Other Credits: Project in collaboration with Architect Your Home

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Inspired by its setting we used sailing rope as a key feature of the design in order to create a mezzanine space, which can be used as an extra bedroom on the upper floor apartment.

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In the downstairs apartment, we managed to bring natural light deep into the plan by cleverly crafting a skylight into the back of the property.

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