House in Melides / Pedro Reis

Simple design, yet a remarkable impact as shown in this great set of photos by Fernando & Sergio Guerra for this House in Melides, Grândola, Portugal by Pedro Reis. I love just about any of FG+SG photography work. Their large skies and high contrast exterior is kind of a trade mark. There is much to learn from this set as well as an interesting story behind the design of this house that was done in a way of architectural competition among three offices.

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Gravitt 48 / Debbas Architecture

Great looking house by Debbas Architecture and photographs by Nic Lehoux & Cesar Rubio. I especially like the dusk images (what a surprise!) and the minimal profile towards the entrance street that hides the big sloping downward house. The choice of materials is very interesting and creates a very unique looking house – a great reference for the combination of metal cladding, concrete, wood and glass.

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