MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães

Architects: Gustavo Guimarães
Location: Porto, Portugal
Design Team: Cláudia Reis, Teresa Bento, Miguel Fernandes, Carla Cruz
Area: 760.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes

Fire Engineering : GPIC
Mew (Mechanical, Elec, Water): GPIC, Fernanda Valente
Contractor : Gustavo Guimarães Lda.
Awards: Selected for the 1st edition of “Respect for Architecture” Oporto 2012
Client: Miss’Opo

From the architect. Love is an act of construction.

MISS’OPO is born from the desire to transport the Joy of intimacy to a more comprehensive life project, one of a public nature. The Programme, six apartments, a restaurant space, a foyer/shop/gallery, a multipurpose space and technical areas are distributed throughout the building as if rooms in an old house.

The apartments are the bedrooms, the bar the kitchen, the dining room the garden, the foyer/shop/gallery the lounge, and so on. The Aura of the Home, of Shelter, was built, giving back to the building its original function, that of habitation. Alongside this, we have also respected and integrated its more recent period, extolling its raw and industrial character, a present reminder of the textile unit which was dramatically implemented in the 1970s.

Restoration as respect for history, reinterpreting its content, was the theme we were interested in exploring. This process of conception-construction took up all our energies for two years of our lives. In the frenzy of the new, while we built and filled the House, we emptied the other one.

MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães © Carlos Trancoso, Mariana Lopes
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MISS’OPO Guest House / Gustavo Guimarães originally appeared on ArchDaily, the most visited architecture website on 06 Apr 2015.

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