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18th Century Townhouse Renovation by Manuel Aires Mateus

Occupied the ground floor of an 18th century building on the hillside of the castle S. Mamede, architect Aires Mateus has taken charge of the townhouse renovation into a modern, modest Lisbon home.

Architects: Aires Mateus
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Photographs: Ricardo Oliveira Alves

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© Ricardo Oliveira Alves

The inside spaces were opened up to incorporate more significant uses, those ubiquitous arc ceiling and skylights built a relation to exterior windows.

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© Ricardo Oliveira Alves

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The garden made it possible to enhance the depth of the view over the Baixa rooftops and the river. An existing addition was rebuilt to house more private functions.

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