This Vineyard Hideout Is One with the Land, Literally
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. A Panton chair takes the seat of honor at the dining table.
Scattershot openings in the single-story home omit a soft glow at dusk.