45 Souto de Moura

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Private house . Oliveira do Douro


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Eduardo Souto de Moura . full set of pictures: Luis Ferreira Alves

This house in Oliveira do Douro is a truly “rivergazer”. From almost every room, bedroom, living room, terrace and pool you see the Douro river.
As a wedge, embedded in a peak, the river has become almost an obsession, present in almost every space. Over time, I hope it will not turn unsubstantial.
It was an old obsession to make a sloping roof. Although diffident, we were able to draw one in a single slope, that rises up to the water’s edge. Continue reading 45 Souto de Moura