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PAC House by A+R Arquitectos

Portuguese firm A+R Arquitectos installed this staircase with floating wooden treads and a zig-zag hand rail as part of the renovation of a Portuguese house.

PAC House by A and R Arquitectos

Called PAC House, the three-storey project has parking and the entrance on the ground floor, kitchen, dining living room and bathroom on the first floor and bedrooms at the top of the staircase.

PAC House by A and R Arquitectos

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PAC House by A and R Arquitectos

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PAC House by A and R Arquitectos

The following information is from the architects:


From the original building, localized in a context of a consolidated but chaotic city, we valued the stone masonry walls and the spatiality of the envelope.

PAC House by A and R Arquitectos

The new objects added inside suggest the clear reading of these limits which they tend not to touch.

PAC House by A and R Arquitectos

The intervention goals are twofold: to preserve the original character, through a careful balance between old and new; and to create living conditions compatible with contemporary habits.

PAC House by A and R Arquitectos
PAC House by A and R Arquitectos
PAC House by A and R Arquitectos
PAC House by A and R Arquitectos
PAC House by A and R Arquitectos
PAC House by A and R Arquitectos

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