The Ecoa 2 house project consists of a series of single-family dwellings proposed for a subdivision whose premises were based on economic and sustainable constructions.
Studio Name: Miguel Trigo Architecture & Visualization
Design Team: Miguel Trigo
Photography Credits: Miguel Trigo Architecture & Visualization
Based on the use of local materials as a motto for the project’s sustainability, a rigorous geometry that meets the parameters of the plot implants the house creating a small reception garden and favoring a backyard with a straight relation to the interior.
The elevations of the house determine this hierarchy of relationships with the outside, with a more filtered visual permeability on the street facade, providing privacy, and a very transparent relationship with the patio and private spaces.
The theme of designing a house with a sloping roof set us on the path to exploring contemporary volumes in which the chimney and flower pots gain prominence in the design of a monochromatic volume. The interiors are organized with the social spaces on the ground floor and the bedrooms on the first floor.
The material palette makes use of Portuguese national pine, present in the carpentry and some wall coverings, flat ceramic tile on the roof and a rustic lime-based paint on the facades, reinterpreting the materialities of the Portuguese vernacular.