New design for GSA villa

New design for GSA villa

Casa GSA is our first project where we are using wood has a structural material. In close conversation with the future inhabitants, we are projecting CLT (CrossLaminatedTimber) panels as walls,floors and roof, to create a sustainable villa that has most of its spaces on the ground floor level.

Portuguese cork in construction site GSG

Portuguese cork in construction site GSG

    In the last visit to the building site in House GSG we could see the cork panels for the roof insulation. Its the first time we are using portuguese cork, after several failed attempts in previous projects. You can see in the picture the 4cm panell. Portugal has the largest cork oak forest area […]

New project: residence and dental practice

New project: residence and dental practice

Sneak preview of our youngest project in Madeira. A house and a dental practice for a dentist.

Study for a Cabin

Study for a Cabin

  This tiny cottage is a low budget holiday house made of cross laminated timber. The 30m2 constrution is partially pre fabricated in order to reduce time and construction waste. The form of the house is a reference to the tradicional little sheds in the countryside of Madeira.

Pool and wintergarden are finished

Pool and wintergarden are finished

The colours of the surrounding earth were the inspiration for this project in Madeira Island. The construction is just finished. With the help of solar pannels the water temperature ranges between 24 and 27 degrees but the most amazing of all are the views.

House reabilitation in Funchal

House reabilitation in Funchal

The construction works for the reabilitation of GSG villa in Funchal just started.

Pool is taking shape

Pool is taking shape

Now that spring is upon us, it’s a good thing the pool is taking shape! We are waiting patiently to fill it with water…

Starting a new construction

Starting a new construction

This morning we started with marking the layout of a swimmingpool and wintergarden to be built on this piece of land in rural Madeira. It will be constructed with brown/red-coloured concrete, to blend in with its surroundings. We’re looking forward to the building process!

Testing vertical gardens

Testing vertical gardens

Lately we’ve been investigating various options for making the vertical gardens at the House of Ajuda. Together with Jardim dos Barreiros we made this mock-up to see which plants work best. The idea is to use plants that are commonly seen in gardens of the townhouses around Funchal, giving the vertical garden a local appearance while being a very […]

House in Ajuda reaches highest point

House in Ajuda reaches highest point

  This week the roof of the House in Ajuda will be poored, completing the concrete skeleton of the house. More information about the project can be found here