Apartment in Álvaro Siza’s Terraços de Bragança

Apartment in Álvaro Siza's Terraços de Bragança

Portuguese office Rar Studio has renovated an Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon to create a brighter and more spacious interior. Apartment AMC is located in Lisbon’s Chiado district in one of the blocks that make up Álvaro Siza’s Terraços de… Continue Reading

Winery converted into a family home

Winery converted into a family home

Lisbon-based practice Extrastudio has converted a winery in southern Portugal into a family home by covering its walls with red-pigmented mortar, introducing light wells and adding a black-bottomed swimming pool. The former winery was built by the client’s grandparents in… Continue Reading

Concrete houses in Lisbon

Concrete houses in Lisbon

The narrow five-storey building with a small rear courtyard is typical of the urban fabric in this neighbourhood, where compact streets overlook the Tagus river and Lisbon’s old town. Located on a sloping cobbled street, the building has been modernised… Continue Reading

1970’s Apartment in Lisbon’s remodeled

1970's Apartment in Lisbon's remodeled

A long bright corridor punctuated by three wood-lined skylights spans this apartment in Lisbon, Portugal, which was been refurbished by local office Aurora Arquitectos. Positioned at the top of a 1970s building on Lisbon’s Luciano Cordeiro street, the remodeled three-bedroom… Continue Reading

Luxury residence in Sintra Cascais

Luxury residence in Sintra Cascais

Want to live amidst tourist-worthy greenery – but not in a refuge or tent? This luxury residence in the Portugese Riviera is surrounded by the Sintra Cascais National Park, the premier Oitaros Dunes golf course and an abundance of crystal-clear… Continue Reading

Quinta da Boavista

Quinta da Boavista

Lovingly looked after for generations, it was time for the “Quinta da Boavista” home to receive its latest renovation. It’s situated on the banks of the Douro River which wiggles its way through Portugal and the Iberian Peninsula. The soil… Continue Reading

Refurbished Stone House in Portugal

Refurbished Stone House in Portugal

Rehabilitating a century-old stone construction of 400 square meters (4,305 square feet) was a challenging task for the team at AR Studio Architects. The Eira House, located in the city of Vale de Cambra, Portugal, was completely refurbished, without compromising… Continue Reading

Casa Do Lago, Portugal

Casa Do Lago, Portugal

Casa do Lago is a contemporary estate home situated in near a main lake of a golf course in Aroeira, Portugal, designed by Lisbon-based studio Frederico Valsassina Architects. The ‘lake house’ is comprised of different spaces, social/private, day/night, with the… Continue Reading

Arroios Apartment by Tiago Filipe Santos

Arroios Apartment by Tiago Filipe Santos

The living room of this apartment renovated by Portuguese architect Tiago Filipe Santos opens onto a tiered courtyard garden. Named Arroios Apartment, the residence occupies a long narrow space on the ground floor of a typical Lisbon apartment block. Behind… Continue Reading

Renovated house in Lisbon

Renovated house in Lisbon

Lisbon architecture office Cais has renovated and extended an outdated house in the city, preserving its existing facade and creating an open-plan interior that extends into a new terraced garden at the rear. Located in the Portuguese capital’s Belém neighbourhood,… Continue Reading