Photographs: António Ataide Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project 2018 Products used in this ProjectWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesConstruction:Atlantinível — Engenharia e ConstruçãoEngineering:DAJ — Estudos e ProjetosCollaborator:Bruno SoaresCity:PortoCountry:PortugalMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© António AtaideText description provided by the architects. The house in Rua Heróis de África integrates a lot within the urban rehabilitation area of Leça da Palmeira, Oporto district, and was originally built during the 30´s, therefore reflecting with sobriety the constructive and formal options of that time. Save this picture!© António AtaideOur project covered not only its rehabilitation but also an extension of the pre- existing building, by means of a zinc lined volume emerging from its back façade, widely opened to the back garden, with a contemporary formal and constructive design.Save this picture!© António AtaideSave this picture!Cross sectionSave this picture!© António AtaideIn addition to the house´s internal space fluidity, its scaling and light favours a wide diversity of rooms, either intimate and secluded or more ample and open to the exterior, translating or enhancing its inhabitants’ state of mind.Save this picture!© António AtaideProject gallerySee allShow less383 Projects Nominated for the EU Mies Prize for Contemporary ArchitectureArchitecture NewsStudio Fuksas Wins Competition for Gelendzhik Airport in RussiaArchitecture News Share Portugal ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/906260/herois-de-africa-house-crea Clipboard Photographs Projects Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Area: 2561 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeCREAOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlassSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationExtensionPortoPortugalPublished on December 11, 2018Cite: “Heróis de África House / CREA” [Casa Heróis de África / CREA] 11 Dec 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.