Lisbon-based Bak Gordon Arquitectos has designed a house on Rua São Francisco de Borja, adjacent to the National Museum of Ancient Art in Lisbon, Portugal. The house replaces an industrial building on a long and narrow plot measuring 7 meters by 26 meters. The facade of the house features a ventilated wooden grid on the ground floor, a single window on the first floor, and a recessed space for a small garden, facing the street, on the second floor. The length of the plot is divided into two volumes separated by a patio, which is accessed via a loggia covered in green handmade tiles. The living spaces are connected vertically, leading to a roof with panoramic views over the Tagus River.
The primary materials used in the project are exposed concrete in the facades and ceilings, aluminium window frames, and green handmade tiles for the facade and loggia. Photo Francisco Nogueira. Bak Gordon