Projects Photographs Save this picture!© Francisco Nogueira+ 24 Share “COPY” Terras 8 House / Atelier Cais “COPY” Area: 210 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782032/terras-8-house-colectivo-cais Clipboard ArchDaily CopyHouses•Lisboa, Portugal Architects: Atelier Cais Area Area of this architecture project Year: Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/782032/terras-8-house-colectivo-cais Clipboard 2015 Portugal Terras 8 House / Atelier CaisSave this projectSaveTerras 8 House / Atelier Cais Photographs: Francisco Nogueira Design Team:Guilherme Bivar, Marta PavãoConstruction:PMJ Construções LdaWater Insfrastructures:Patrícia FerreiraAcoustic Project, Gas Project:Patrícia FerreiraThermical Project:Maria Ribeiro VargasStucture:PMPElectricity:Pedro Miguel da Luz CortesTelecommunication Project:Pedro Miguel da Luz CortesCity:LisboaCountry:PortugalMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Francisco NogueiraText description provided by the architects. Requalification and expansion project of an existing house, set in belém neighborhood, in Lisbon, Portugal. In the existing plot, there was a one store house, a backyard and the ruins of an old warehouse. The project had the main goal of rehabilitating the existing house and expanding its total area through the addition of an upper floor.Save this picture!SectionThe existing front facade (characterized by a higher frieze of historical tiles) was preserved and treated. There was a free reorganization of the internal layout of the ground floor, to hold the social program of the house. The upper floor holds the private house program – rooms.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraAt the backyard, there was a topography arrangement , in order to optimize the relationship between the house and the outdoor areas. The old warehouse was converted into a walled garden, with a small storage at one corner.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraSave this picture!© Francisco NogueiraFrom the street entry to the walled garden at the back, the house develops in sequential levels, in order to reduce the significant difference of hights, at the same time promoting a smooth transition between inside and outside. The house is south-west-north-west solar orientation and is intended for a family composed of a couple and three children. The house has a South-North solar orientation and it is intended for a family composed by a couple and three children.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraIn the front facade, it was decided to use the green tile, recovering the plasticity of the typical facades of that neighborhood. The main interior covering materials are; wood, sanded and varnished cement, tile and glass mosaic.Save this picture!© Francisco NogueiraProject gallerySee allShow lessJohn Lautner’s Goldstein House Gifted to LACMA by its OwnerArchitecture News6 Architects Share What It’s Like to Build in New YorkVideos Share CopyAbout this officeAtelier CaisOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLisbonLisboaPortugalPublished on February 18, 2016Cite: “Terras 8 House / Atelier Cais” 18 Feb 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.