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Jarego House

Jarego House

Project Description

The house explores the depth of the traditional urban plot in a way that allows its inhabitants to walk around through the different interior and exterior spaces of the house. The garden and patio are part of the same spatial entity, generating a continuous relationship between the indoors and outdoors.

The white plaster walls define and direct the free circulation between the different ground-level spaces: entrance, living room, garden and music room. Large windows emphasise an open and direct relationship between interior and exterior spaces. All ground-floor spaces have different floor heights that point out to different uses and everyday activities.   On the upper floor there are the bedrooms and playing room, which look out towards the central patio. The small spaces of the house, the kitchen and the bathrooms, exhibit an intense use of colour, textures and materials that explore particular incidences of natural light in each area.



Jarego House

  • Cartaxo
  • Portugal
Completion: 2008
Used materials
  • Glass
  • Concrete

Type of Building

Architect Office