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This Vineyard Hideout Is One with the Land, Literally

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Rammed-earth construction fuses this Portuguese house to the environment.

On an agricultural estate in Portugal, blaanc studio designed a simple retreat that does its utmost not to interfer...
Asked to find an ecologically sustainable building solution, blaanc turned to a vernacular building technique that...
The material was gathered from soil with high sand content on the property as well as a second site in the vicinity.
Known for its thermal properties, rammed earth helps maintain a mild temperature all-year-long.
A flat roof and all-white interior unifies the home's three volumes.
The interior showcases the roof's laminated wood beams.
Scattershot openings in the single-story home omit a soft glow at dusk.
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