Typical “Villa” with traces of architecture from a period that came to characterize the area, situated high on the hill of Monte Estoril, next to a square with commerce and restoration.
House with notorious presence, added to a large-scale meek pine tree, the house did not find the necessary maintenance for many years, and practically the entire interior had to be recovered or rebuilt.
In the need to reinvent the history of that property arise the premises of the project that was wanted contemporary respecting the history of the place.
The noble floor, in the highest dimension area of the lot, is assumed as social floor, giving way to a large and dynamic kitchen, a living room with relation to the outside and a dining room.
The entrance is made by the hall that communicates directly with the original triumphal staircases, duly recovered. The need for a social sanitary installation gives way to a space that defies scale and perception.
When climbing to the upper floors, there are suites properly qualified with the windows of the existing facades, and with all the complements and storages necessary for the comfort of our days.
Upon reaching the top floor, the attic, there is a large area that allows various uses, and a last suite.
In the new sloped roof, remade with new technologies and insulations, were torn framings for the beaches of Estoril to the south, and to the serra de Sintra to the north.
house impose themselves on urbanity, and at their own property limit. Around it was requalified a garden with textures and dynamic colors, and built a pool area to be able to cool off on hot summer days.
A house with history, in its experiences, in its Place, which is reinvented maintaining its essence.