Monasterium – Monastery House of Leça do Balio

Leça do Balio, Matosinhos


This is a set of buildings of traditional construction with stone walls and wooden floors and roofs, which have undergone several changes over the centuries. Several elements added without quality will be demolished, some of them structural and there was the need to reinforce and/or reformulate the structural scheme. The biggest challenge is to ensure complementarity and connection of the structural project proposals with the other aspects of the project, such as formal, aesthetic and functional, and also drainage, waterproofing, thermal comfort, acoustic insulation, fire resistance and the necessary compartmentalization for safety.

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Location: Leça do Balio, Matosinhos
Client: Aposteriori
Year: 2023