2020 UDAD 🏆 Awards

Winner: Rio Mau II House | Raulino Silva Arquitecto

The house is located in Vila do Conde, in a rural territory with several fields of cultivation and some eucalyptus, in the north of Portugal.

The land is quite long, however the implantation of the house had to comply with the 35 meters spacing from the street defined by the Municipal Master Plan.

Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2020

Rio Mau II House
Residential Architecture Built

Raulino Silva Arquitecto

Raulino Silva

Design Team
Raulino Silva, Daniela Amorim, Carla Ribeiro, Hélder Jesus, Elena Marino, Giuliano Pavarese

Rio Mau, Vila do Conde, Portugal

Area/ Year
295,00 sqm/ 2016 – 2017

Construction Year
2017 – 2020


©João Morgado

Entrance to the house is performed by the eastern side, and most areas are facing the side garden and swimming pool, oriented to the West.

The program requested three rooms, one of which is a suite with dressing room and the other two are supported by a bathroom, a small office, a living and a dining room, the kitchen, a toilet, a garage for two cars and a laundry.

The interior spaces through the large glass windows extend over the external floors and embrace the garden and the pool. The suite’s bathroom opens onto a patio and the other two bathrooms have skylights.

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