pedras salgadas spa nature park by ivo tavares studio
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feb 05, 2013
pedras salgadas spa nature park by ivo tavares studio


‘pedras salgadas spa nature park’ by ivo tavares studio
image © ivo tavares studio

 

 

the new eco-resort of parque de pedras salgadas by ivo tavares studio in portugal, consists of a set of seven small houses
in perfect harmony with the surrounding outstanding nature. designed in a modular prefabrication system but flexible
to adapt to the specific places within the park, these houses result in several different combinations of the same three
modules (entrance/bathing – living – sleeping) creating different morphologies and different dialogues with the
surrounding nature, wisely occupying the empty spaces between the trunks of large trees and, at the same time, allowing
each home to be unique, special and worth visiting.

 

the pitched roofs that characterize the intervention redefine the contours of the park boundary and result, within the houses
in comfortable but dynamic spaces. the vain corner contradicts the structural logic of the house but creates the illusion that
the park is inside the house framing living nature pictures. an outer coating in slate tile refers to the local construction
traditions and the slatted wood used when there is a balcony creates the perfect resting spaces.

 


image © ivo tavares studio

 


video courtesy archmov

 

 


image © ivo tavares studio

 

 


image © ivo tavares studio

 

 


image © ivo tavares studio

 

 


image © ivo tavares studio

 

 


image © ivo tavares studio

 

 

project information

year: 2012

location: parque de pedras salgadas, bornes de aguiar, portugal
architects: luís rebelo de andrade , diogo aguiar
collaborators: madalena andrade, raquel jorge
construction: modular system
client: unicer, pedras salgadas spa & nature park

video: ivo tavares

post-production: luís melo

translation: pedro carvalho

 

 

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