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São Sebastião 123: Lisbon’s Colorful Apartment Reimagined

Contemporary living room with coral walls and a gray sectional sofa.

Dive into the vibrant world of São Sebastião 123, a Lisbon gem where history meets modernity. ALA.rquitectos transforms a century-old building into a stunning apartment that exudes charm with its colorful design. This unique property in Portugal’s capital offers a blend of dynamic spaces, from cozy workrooms to airy living areas, all while embracing the city’s architectural heritage.

Palmeira Apartment: Lisbon’s Modern Tradition

Palmeira Apartment: Lisbon’s Modern Tradition

In Lisbon’s historic Príncipe Real, Studio Gameiro‘s Palmeira Apartment marries 19th-century craftsmanship with bold modernity. Clients and designers alike embarked on a journey to preserve the traditional while embracing a minimalist twist, resulting in a 2023 space that’s both a nod to the past and a stride into the future.

The Palmeira Apartment stands as a creative homage, where every detail reflects a seamless blend of heritage and innovation.

Apartment in Cais do Sodré: Lisbon’s Blend of Classic Design and Modern Aesthetics

Apartment in Cais do Sodré: Lisbon’s Blend of Classic Design and Modern Aesthetics

In the heart of Lisbon, Portugal, the Apartment in Cais do Sodré has been transformed into a contemporary masterpiece by designer Vasco Lima Mayer. Seamlessly melding its inherent Lisbon architecture, marked by high ceilings and broad corridors, with modern elements, the residence exudes a rich tapestry of history and modernity.

Overlooking the Tejo river, the revitalized apartment captures the vibrant spirit of Lisbon’s capital, establishing itself as a property with a distinctive character.

Concrete 11: A New Standard in Modern Portuguese Architecture

FeaturedConcrete 11: A New Standard in Modern Portuguese Architecture

Immerse yourself in the enchanting dance of light and shadow within CONCRETE 11, a compelling two-story concrete house in Lisbon, Portugal. Masterfully conceived by Cage Atelier in 2023, this stunning abode harmonizes the bustling urban center with the tranquility of the surrounding nature.

The design captures the unique contrasts and rural beauty of Lisbon, crafting a living space that is not merely functional, but a testament to thoughtful architectural artistry.

House in Rua São Francisco de Borja by Bak Gordon Arquitectos

House in Rua São Francisco de Borja by Bak Gordon Arquitectos

Explore the remarkable House in Rua São Francisco de Borja, an innovative architectural gem nestled in Lisbon’s historic Lapa neighborhood, Portugal. Designed by the eminent Bak Gordon Arquitectos in 2023, this narrow three-story house, built on a former industrial pavilion plot of 7m x 26m (approximately 23ft x 85ft), exudes a unique blend of modernity and respect for the context.

Showcasing a façade that echoes the interiors, a clever use of space with a shared patio, and a masterful application of materials like exposed concrete, green handmade tiles, and thermomodified wood, it offers a striking transition between interior and exterior realms. This home serves as a tribute to the rich local history while granting breathtaking panoramic views of the Tagus River, one of Lisbon’s most cherished features.

House in the Sawmill: A Modern Rehabilitation Project

House in the Sawmill: A Modern Rehabilitation Project

Experience a charming rehabilitation project of an old sawmill, located in the historic center of Oeiras, a small town near Lisbon, Portugal. House in the Sawmill, designed by Homestorming in 2020, preserves the volume and the gable roof of the original construction to create a modern house.

Three interior patios and the use of slats and generous windows allow for new visual relations with the exterior, creating unexpected frameworks. On the inside, the main social area, on the ground floor, offers a very characteristic atmosphere and light.

KEMA Studio’s Marvila Attic: A Bright & Open Space

KEMA Studio’s Marvila Attic: A Bright & Open Space

The Marvila Attic apartment in Lisbon, Portugal underwent a deep intervention into its space to create a bright and open space with a breathtaking view of the Tagus River. Located in one of Lisbon’s oldest industrial and working class areas, this minimalist apartment is designed by KEMA Studio and offers a comfortable and private living area. The project includes the replacement of the entire roof and all interior spaces, with the introduction of 4 new skylights, two dormer windows, and small glazed strips to offer transparency and luminosity.