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House in Galamares: Minimalist Elegance Meets Natural Beauty

House in Galamares: Minimalist Elegance Meets Natural Beauty

Experience the House in Galamares – a student’s first solo project that has blossomed into a serene, minimalist architectural marvel. Designed by Vasco Lima Mayer in 2022, this two-story house nestled in the lush landscapes of Sintra, Portugal, harmoniously fuses the beauty of nature with human artistry.

With its partially submerged design and panoramic views of the Sintra mountains, this unique dwelling seems to have always been a part of this enchanting, mountainous habitat.

House in Praia Grande: A Sustainable Haven in Portugal

House in Praia Grande: A Sustainable Haven in Portugal

Set in the Sintra-Cascais National Park near Praia Grande beach in Colares, Portugal, House in Praia Grande is the perfect blend of a built structure and nature. Designed by Atelier Data in 2022, the house takes advantage of the existing pine trees, sun orientation, and topography, resulting in a volumetric composition of different volumes and a central clearing with a water plane. The project also incorporates a set of ecological principles, such as the use of sustainable wood and natural materials, to ensure the longevity and quality of the solutions.

BD Houses by Esquissos – Arquitectura e Consultoria

BD Houses by Esquissos – Arquitectura e Consultoria

Introducing BD Houses – a unique set of three twin-houses located in Sintra, Portugal, designed by Esquissos – Arquitectura e Consultoria.

This project is a perfect blend of traditional and contemporary design styles, providing an innovative and modern look to the traditional Portuguese architecture. The houses are designed in a way to ensure the privacy of the outdoor spaces and connect to the landscape harmoniously. The use of slabs creates a relationship between the street and the houses, minimizing the impact on the surroundings.

Sintra, known for its outstanding natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, is the perfect location for these exquisite BD Houses.

House in Ranholas by Vasco Lima Mayer

House in Ranholas by Vasco Lima Mayer

Vasco Lima Mayer, a renowned architect and interior designer, recently completed the design of a two-story modern house in Ranholas, Portugal. Located in a region that offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, this house has been designed to make the most of the natural beauty of the area. Completed in 2022, this “House in Ranholas” offers a unique combination of modern design and breathtaking views.