Meeting House

Meeting House

Architect
waataa
Location
Tondela, Portugal | View Map
Project Year
2020
Category
Private Houses
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Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Naprec In White 10x10; Naprec White 45x45; Porto White 7,5x15Recer S.A.
Bface Blackout FR Col 01 Cloudy White and MAAT Col 2 TapiocaALDECO
Sink mixer with swivel spout white flexible bia (BIA06005)Asm Taps
FINfloor Original Oak VintageFINSA
NEO whiteHidrobox
White Cristal polishedIncoveca

Product Spec Sheet
Naprec In White 10x10; Naprec White 45x45; Porto White 7,5x15
Bface Blackout FR Col 01 Cloudy White and MAAT Col 2 Tapioca
by ALDECO
Sink mixer with swivel spout white flexible bia (BIA06005)
FINfloor Original Oak Vintage
by FINSA
NEO white
White Cristal polished

Meeting House

waataa as Architects

The house is designed in the historic center of Tondela and is a record of different time periods. A small warehouse is converted into a house, marking the moment of the contemporary intervention, while simultaneously perpetuating the scale and idea of the surrounding urban context.

 

On the existing building, a central void is created increasing the contact perimeterwith the outside. The patio that is created receives light and shade, offers a new private and protected atmosphere, a new relationship between interior and exterior, a continuous space that spread through the social areas of the house. Being the heart of the house, it transports the exterior square to the interior allowing, when desired, a permeability with it.

 

Street, patio and terrace. The latter being an extension of the house that appears on a different level appropriating the roof and which is related to a more distant landscape.

 

Public and private, sociability and intimacy, encounter and retreat. This is a house that lives from these dichotomies. A shared and collective space that supports the experience of family and friends. A comfortable and safe refugee that embraces the inner encounter from the understanding of one's identity, convictions and thoughts.

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