Architectural Design Detail – Protruding Windows Add Extra Interior Space To This Care Home

Architecture firm Nuno Piedade Alexandre has designed a elderly care home that features a black slat facade with protruding angled windows. #Architecture #Windows #BlackBuilding #BuildingDesign

Photography by Joao Morgado

 

Architecture firm Nuno Piedade Alexandre has designed an extension of a health care residence for elderly people in Ponte de Sor, Portugal, and as part of the design, protruding windows were added to the facade.

 

Architecture firm Nuno Piedade Alexandre has designed a elderly care home that features a black slat facade with protruding angled windows. #Architecture #Windows #BlackBuilding #BuildingDesign

Photography by Joao Morgado

The building, which houses 10 double rooms and 4 individual rooms all with their own private facilities, has a variety of volumes that project the rooms and their windows outward on angles, distorting the facade, creating additional interior space, and allowing natural light to fill the rooms.


Architecture firm Nuno Piedade Alexandre has designed a elderly care home that features a black slat facade with protruding angled windows. #Architecture #Windows #BlackBuilding #BuildingDesign

Photography by Joao Morgado | Architecture firm: Nuno Piedade Alexandre | Collaboration: Susana Castelo, Nídia Brígido, Vasco Tomás | Structural: Rogério Alves | Other Expertise – José Duarte, Gonçalo Santos, Hélder Formiga

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