fala atelier: alvenaria modular social housing, lisbon
fala atelier: alvenaria modular social housing, lisbon fala atelier: alvenaria modular social housing, lisbon
jul 30, 2013

fala atelier: alvenaria modular social housing, lisbon

fala atelier: alvenaria modular social housing, lisbon



in a quest to seek a new identity for the ‘alvenaria’ neighbourhood in lisbon, portugal, the social housing proposal by filipe magalhães + ana luisa soares of fala atelier provides an intervention capable of resolving the socioeconomic in-differences of the current area and site. the concept encompasses the surrounding volumes as a static solution; cubic modules measuring 2.55m define the zone, with variations and multiples that allow for future expansion and further development. the exterior implements a prefabricated metal structure, with a white facade acting as a backdrop for communal activities. inside, each resident would define their own micro-interior configuration, with balconies that extend over the street and small cultivation spaces that add contrast and color to the surrounding landscape.



view from a living room



view from a living room



view from a bedroom



the units in context



1.50 model

















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