Joana Rafael (b.1979) is an architect, researcher, lecturer and ghostwriter, currently based in Porto, Portugal. Works between architecture, (issues of) ecology, material culture and technology. Teaches Contextual Studies and Contemporary Culture-related courses, and is a member of ISPUP (Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto) and CEGOT (Center for Studies in Geography and Spatial Planning). Joana is also a certified farmer.
conception and construction
The house sits on a hill overlooking the bay of Alvor. It was designed to fulfill the client desire to inhabit a traditional Portuguese house.
37 10'38.6"N 8 38'27.1"W