The Angular DJ House in Cascais, Portugal



The simple white home that we will be featuring in this article is a home like no other. A house purhased and occupied by a professional DJ, The DJ House was the best name for this home located in Cascais, Portugal. This house is distinct for it’s angular details which makes people curious as to what is to expect when you take a peek inside. It also appears strong and a bit masculine due to the use of angles and straight lines.

A central patio divides the house into two parts and organizes the interior spaces: on the west side, an open horizontal space to the garden where the dining room and the kitchen is located; on the east side, a vertical space, located at a lower level in relation to the public route to ensure domestic privacy, where the living room is seen. This three level home is connected with stairways both on the inside and out. The internal staircase connects the ground floor with the upper floors, and the staircase outside starts on the first floor and goes up to the roof. The private areas, one suite and two bedrooms, are located in the upper level as well as the access to the roof terrace.

The simplicity of the facade contradicts with the complex interior that the DJ House has. White walls over the shades of the floor gives character to the entire home. We will give you a glimpse of how this house looks like through some pictures. Scroll down and look at different shots of the DJ House.

dj facade

Look how ordinary the DJ House looks from this angle. A box house with openings and windows.

dj side

The straight angles made from the corners of this home looks amazing plus the window giving us a peek of what the house has to offer.

dj living

The DJ House looking so edgy with all the horizontal and vertical lines in the interior of the house.

dj sala

The house is spacious due to the white walls, flooring and ceiling.

dj stairs

The openings in this house makes light travel which allows the house to save on energy especially in the morning.

dj stairs

Look at the beauty of the floating like stairs in this splendid home.

dj cabinet

From the walls to the cabinets and even the chairs in the kitchen are really white. The contrast of the gray floors as shown in this picture makes a statement.

dj sideview

This picture show how white the entire house it and how it made use of glass materials on some parts that contributed in making it more visually big.

dj top

This area allows the owner of the house to admire the blue sky. Also, catch a glimpse of the glass mused for the stairs that added beauty to the area.

dj pader

Another angle of the house that shows how simple yet admirable it is.

The DJ House has wide openings that creates a never-ending colloquy between the interior and the exterior, plus the lucid structure when you take a look at the interiors of the home. It has a simple facade but when you really look into the details of the home, you will surely be impressed. The designers really got a minimal modern look yet still managed to make this home unique and totally impressive.

[i]da arquitectos is a studio that develops projects of architecture, urbanism and urban research founded by Ivan de Sousa and Inês Antunes who both graduated in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano in 2002. They have done various architectural designs which are as good or even better than this DJ House. Well, for sure you will be inspired to create your own minimal modern house with this as inspiration. But you can also take a look at other Modern House Designs that can give you more ideas in designing your home.

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