Caseiros House by SAMF Arquitectos

© José Campos

Caseiros House by SAMF Arquitectos

Situated at the entrance of Quinta da Boavista, the Caseiros House is a small house with red tiles and white walls overlooking the views over the river Douro.

Architects: SAMF Arquitectos. Sara Antunes Mário Ferreira
Location: Mesão Frio, Portugal
Photography: José Campos

Caseiros House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos
Caseiros House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos

The building set in top of a vineyard and houses the caretaker, composed of two gable roof houses which slightly detached but perfectly integrated into the group of constructions.

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Caseiros-House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos
Caseiros-House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos
Caseiros-House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos

White volumes covered with ceramic roof tiles, retaining walls in local stone, wooden trellis and remaining carpentry painted a deep blue.

Caseiros House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos
Caseiros House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos
Caseiros House by SAMF Arquitectos
© José Campos

Inspiration from architect:

The house replaces an existing agricultural construction. It is the reinterpretation of a vernacular typology composed of simple volumes set at a right angle to the stone wall of the terraces that shape the landscape.