Casa Elíptica, Portugal

Located in the small village Luz in southern Portugal, the building sought to offer balance between fullness and emptiness, weight and airiness, light and shade. With its elliptical base, the house is built intentional sculptural and organic. The shape simulates the movements of the wind and the sea that want to embrace the wide floating oval which subtly delimits the central patio of the house.  (Photos © Fernando Guerra)

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