Casa tóló - an incredibly pure design

by Volker Weber

‘casa tóló’ is the creation of portuguese architect álvaro leite siza vieira, son of the 1992 pritzker prize winner álvaro siza vieira. located on a steep hill in northern portugual, siza was confronted with a difficult building site. instead of fighting the natural environment, the architect embraced it using the slope as the home’s main characteristic.

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Stunning. But not recommended for people with bad knees.

Richard Schwartz, 2008-08-25

A good way to stay fit.

Pieterjan Lansbergen, 2008-08-25

Beautiful, but a house-from-hell for me.

(For those who don't know me, I have two bad knees and a bad hip. Stairs are EVIL)

Rocky Oliver, 2008-08-27

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