OODA: 227 flat
 
OODA: 227 flat OODA: 227 flat
jul 31, 2012

OODA: 227 flat

‘flat 227’ by OODA, porto, portugal image © ctrl + N | productions

porto-based firm OODA had the chance to redesign a two-storey apartment near the sea. the ‘227 flat’ was given a flexible floor plan, combining its compartmentalized program into larger spaces flooded with daylight. the original dated surfaces were replaced with natural wood on the doors, furniture, stairs and floors. the walls and ceiling were painted white to reflect light and help the interior feel larger. the open staircase joins both levels and contains a net which extends the upstairs office by providing an additional hammock-like structure for repose with the ocean as a backdrop, viewable from the large window separating the work function from the exterior terrace.

living room

(left) kitchen (right) hallway

stairs

staircase

(left) living room (right) stairs and railing

net over stairs

net hammock

hammock

upstairs office and bedroom

office and outdoor terrace

bedroom

door details

(left) bathroom (right) hallway

view from upstairs terrace

original flat

aerial photo of site

floor plan / level 0

floor plan / level 1

section

section

section axonometric

spatial diagram of the net

interior perspective

original floor plan / level 0

original floor plan / level 1

  • Just brilliant.

    Sue says:
  • I concur

    dbkii says:
  • Agree…. fantastic work!
    Parabéns é bom ver trabalho tuga exposto no designboom…

    Diogo Fula says:
  • lovely

    camila says:
  • new lowered ceiling, but what for? surface mounted spotlight and sliding track (one each, or mabye two doors), to match floor-to-ceiling cabinets as well as pivot doors and to hide both curtain track and beam, so great detail
    nice baywindow, in case it really allows openings, on three façades

    LSPTA says:
  • Siza should be pleased. Very well done.

    Frances says:
  • old one looked much better..

    andrea says:
  • muito bom

    arquitecto says:
  • Love it. The hammock idea is great. Do you have a link where to get them?

    Arto says:

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