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Three courtyard house . Pinheiros de Azeitao

extrastudio . Three courtyard house .  Pinheiros de Azeitao (1)

extrastudio . photos: © Francisco Nogueira

The house is located in a small village 25km south of Lisbon, within a natural park whose name Azeitao, derives from Arabic, Az-zeitum – the olive grove. Predominantly a rural region, the area has a hot climate, perfect for the production of wine and olive oil. The clients, a couple of agronomists with two children, inherited a long, narrow plot in the middle of the village and decided to move from their apartment, looking for a different way of living.  Continue reading extrastudio

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Extrastudio arquitectura . Oficina dos Jardins

Island Regeneration . Tavira

photos: courtesy of Extrastudio

In 2009, Polis Litoral Ria Fomosa – the public company responsible for Lisbon’s EXPO 98, launched a series of public competitions for the coastline re-qualification of the Algarve. Mostly known as a mass-tourist destination, Algarve combines a mix of fiercely urbanized areas, with an unspoiled system of islands and marshlands. Continue reading Extrastudio arquitectura . Oficina dos Jardins