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Belas I House by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectos

Located near Lisbon, Portugal, the Belas I House by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectos is built within the Belas Clube de Campo, a private condo community that affords residents privacy and plenty of outdoor space.

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The structure is formed through a series of geometric volumes stacked which also form the large balconies.

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Despite being in a community setting, the house feels totally private with plenty of greenery surrounding it.

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The first floor houses the garage, maid room, laundry room, and technical area.

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The floor above is the main floor with the living room, kitchen, office, and bedrooms. The third floor is completely occupied by the master bedroom.

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The main living areas feel open and bright with plenty of windows and crisp white paint.

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The bright white continues into the kitchen with almost every surface a clean white. No upper cabinets keep the open and minimal look.

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The kitchen space extends to the outdoors with a patio that doubles its square footage.

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Love the freestanding tub in the center of the bathroom.

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Extra privacy for the pool comes from a partial concrete wall on one side.

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Photos by Joao Morgado – Architectural Photography.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.