Portugal   |  2019

The Gafarim House

Entrant Company

Tiago do Vale Architects

Category

Architectural Design

Client's Name

Private

Sub-Category

Residential

Experience Level

Professional

This is a project of tense duality between vernacular principles and a neoplastic understating of shape, place, and landscape. In a naturally fragmented and disconnected context, the Gafarim House offers monolithic, opaque volumes to the street, citing the compact, parallelepipedic masses of northern Portuguese popular architecture and adjusting its scale to the surroundings. It appears with autonomy in its context -an independent object among independent objects- and, in its economy of shape and detailing, it distances itself from the post-rural decorativism that is the norm in today

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