House in Leiria

Designed by Portuguese architect Manuel Aires Mateus, this residence is located in Portugal, in a high point, overlooking the city of Leiria.

The home was divided into two distinct areas, one for socializing and one for sleeping. The bedrooms are positioned below ground, with access to private patios that lead to the backyard.

It is not equipped with conventional windows. Instead it features voids in the ceiling which attract light indoors.

I simply love it.