corpo atelier's secluded cubic residence basks under cobalt blue skies in portugal

corpo atelier's secluded cubic residence basks under cobalt blue skies in portugal


corpo atelier, an architecture and art firm focusing on the exploration and expansion of the architectural anatomy, unveils its latest ‘between two white walls’ project in portugal. previously, empty plots of similar shapes and sizes were aligned along a golf course, setting a frame for new urbanization of detached houses. with the up and coming urban development underway, ‘between two white walls’ is completely withdrawn from any direct contact with future neighbors while setting clear boundaries.

images © ricardo oliveira alves



corpo atelier‘s residence consists of an architectural inner landscape of cubic shapes, each arranging a single function. additionally, it provides a sense of security and protection while carefully framing the distant landscape. one horizontal volume, containing the swimming pool, contradicts this logic projecting itself to the south, emerging from the walls to offer a possibility of volunteered exposure before returning to the house.




between two white walls teaser
video © ricardo oliveira alves

the residence features an architectural inner landscape of cubic shapes

this unique structure is located amongst an up-and-coming urban development

the horizontal pool overlooks the local golf course

the pool lays under the cobalt portuguese skies

the residence is nestled among acres of greenery

a rooftop terrace

‘between two white walls’ is completely withdrawn from any direct contact with future neighbors

the large glass panels in the living room leads to the outdoor pool

‘between two walls’ residence



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