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CR Apartment by ESQVTA



Recently designed by ESQVTA, this luxury apartment is located in Porto, Portugal.

Description
When intervening in a space such as this apartment, one should not interfere with the existing architecture. More than to propose, it was necessary to omit, to refurbish and integrate. It was essential to intervene in this apartment in the most clean and silent manner to better respond to its new needs.
The building where this apartment is placed was originally designed as an Hotel Particulier. The apartment occupies the entire 1st floor, which was originally dedicated to the social areas ? namely 11 parlours, one of which was used as a bathroom. As the social floor, almost all of the walls and ceilings of these rooms were decorated with rich mural paintings. When the first floor was transformed into an individual unit of housing it was purchased by Pedro Espírito Santo. The apartment with its 11 large living areas was a perfect fit for the owner who was known to be the host of some of the most exquisite events in Lisbon.

By 2019, the apartment gained a new owner, one who needed somewhere more adapted to a family structure. The new program had its base in preserving the architectural heritage of the property but also adapting it to this family?s needs ? it goes from having, for instance, one bathroom to having six, without compromising the pre-existing features.
It was always the main concern, that the new should not compete or try to silence the ar...
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