Project

Domus Impluvium

Architect

Bernardo Rodrigues

Year of Completion

2006

Client

Jorge e Joana Filipe

Material of interest

Stone

Material Used

Local lava stone, wood panels

Material Properties

The exterior to east and south is cast with the local lava stone, recalling the usual stone walls dividing the lands and protecting the houses all over the island landscape. On top a play with two moving cryptomeria wood volumes around the impluvium courtyard envelops the rooms and links also with the traditional added wood volumes seen all over the landscape.

Application

Exterior, canopy

Climate

Mediterran Climate

Environmental Response

Local material & Durable

Keywords

Stone, residential, Azores

Location

Capelas, st Michael Island, Azores

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Date submitted

2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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