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Torre 261 by João Abreu



Torre 261 is a contemporary five-story apartment building located in Amarante, Portugal, designed in 2020 by João Abreu.

Description
Urbanistically, the plot meets two distinct scales. To the North, a scale of four and five storey buildings, to the South by the intersection of an access road to Rossio Park, after which the scale changes to a two-storey scale and single-family dwelling typology.
So that there are no flat and rigid gables and trying to relate to the various influences of the surroundings, we assume a rotation of the floors taking this displacement to four distinct elevations that cause particular movements and shadows.
This rotation allows for a game of different experiences in which the orientations of the apartments are different and with different points of view in contact with the surrounding landscape. The development of the building follows on the ground floor the angle that the plot describes to the source, starting from that point the twists of the housing body, assuming the body of vertical communications as the aggregating element that closes the street front of a regular shape, but with its visually permeable cladding material, it reveals the development of the building in the remaining elevations.
The proposal is developed transversally to the terrain, allowing a greater use of the sun exposure as well as a lesser need for earth movement.
The form taken is based on an understanding of the place and its surroundings, and...
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