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Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Portugal Architecture News - Apr 27, 2020 - 11:15   2198 views

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Portuguese architecture studio Atelier Espaço P2 has renoved a traditional, low-rise house with wooden and clean interiors in Ansião, Portugal

Named Ti Clara, as the architects highlight, Ti Clara house is a project that goes beyond its physical limits.

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Creating a simplicity and contrast, the architects renovated this house for the client's family that can serve for three generations. 

In addition to the practicalities inherent to the architectural project, the studio imperceptible questioned such as the history of its inhabitants, memories, dreams and desires to reflect these aspects on objects that have been kept for generations. 

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

These have been incorporated into the new space. Offering a clean-cut and fresh interiors, users see much use of wood material that dominates the interior spaces in furnitures and fixtures.

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

"In the context of the popular architecture of the region, the project approach was to recreate a functional, material and technical scenario that would respond to the client's living requirements," said the architects. 

"The distribution of spaces is therefore very clear and rational. The domestic scale was fundamental in order to bring a humanist and sensorial character of a farm house."

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

The architects used traditional construction techniques and materials, deriving from this goal of keeping the "truth" in architecture. Traditional and local materials are treated with rigor and care expressed in a contemporary manner.

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

All the furniture was designed according to the needs of each space. This work was complemented with some existing furniture that have been carefully restored. It gave to the new living spaces a more intense, comfortable and welcoming experience.

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Atelier Espaço P2 renovates old Portuguese house with wooden interiors in Ansião

Project facts

Project name: Ti Clara

Architects: Atelier Espaço P2

Location: Ansião, Portugal

Date: 2019

All images © José Campos

All drawings © Atelier Espaço P2

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