Located in Lugar das Carvalhinhas on a site with an area of around 1000 m2, 1999 CASA TOLO is a project of a holiday house designed by Álvaro Leite Siza. Even though this house sits in a sharply inclined terrain, its position that faces south allows for optimal solar exposure and also to enjoy a particular natural view, and the house’s expressiveness is extracted from a continuous structure of reinforced concrete.
Designed by Álvaro Leite Siza, 1998 Discoteca Mantra is a project of a restaurant-bar and disco inside an old warehouse. The aim is to provide supporting equipment to the residential and service area. Located in Portugal, the main program is also to maintain the pre-existing building. The highlight of this project is the beautiful colorful interiors inside the building.
Situated on an existing foundation in the industrial zone of Matosinhos, 1995 Discoteca Estado Novo has an approximate area of 1000 m2. Designed by Álvaro Leite Siza, the program of this project is a bar/discotheque and restaurant. The marriage between the pre-existing and the new structure of this building results in the design of the principal facade.
Situated on a site of 6000 m2 in Cabanas, Afife, district of Viana do Castelo, 1992 Casa Vanzeller is a residential project by Álvaro Leite Siza. The program of the project is about designing a weekend home with three rooms. The three distinct programmatic areas’ existence prompts the architect to conceive a house with a U shape.