House at Janelas Verdes by Pedro Domingos Arquitectos
The project consist in the reconstruction of building of XIX century, inserted in the Lapa/Prazeres district. The pre-existing build was in an advanced degree of degradation, the facades and the sidewalls was the usable structure. The strategy was to replace the old “organ” – the interior structure of wood and plaster, by a new one, also of wood and plaster, trying to get the compatibility of the whole “body.” The inside space of organize in which floor by a functional structure in the center of the house that includes stairways, bathrooms and closets, leaving one free space to which side of the house, that can by bedrooms or living rooms, with variable dimensions.
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