Caetanos 22, Lisbon

A renovation of a building from the 1950s in the heart of Bairro Alto, directly beside the famous and sophisticated Chiado district. The former headquarters of Livros do Brasil publishing house, this project involves the construction of 11 apartments with private balconies looking on to an inner courtyard, with views of the river from the upper floors. In addition, it includes 16 underground parking spaces, accessed from Luz Soriano Street. The project involved the rehabilitation of the existing block, which comprises basement, ground floor and 2 storeys, with the addition of a third floor offering a view of the river. A new block was built with a ground floor and 4 storeys.