Located in Guimarães, Portugal, the L23 House, designed by Pitágoras Arquitectos, is a single family home with a beautiful dark facade made up of pigmented concrete. On one side of the home, there are substantial overhangs that provide covered outdoor spaces on the ground and first floors.

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A large grassy courtyard rests in between the volumes of the home giving the homeowners plenty of space to enjoy the outdoors.

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A long, covered patio connects the volumes and provides a spot to enjoy the views.

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The interior opens up to the central courtyard with floor-to-ceiling windows, making each room feel as if it’s outdoors.

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The corner kitchen opens up onto the deck making it easy to enjoy your breakfast outside.

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A hallway is located on the exterior wall that leads to the open public rooms, like the living room.

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Who needs to go outside though when you have an indoor pool to swim in?

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Photos by José Campos Photography.