Casa Gaveta (the Drawer House)

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architecture
CompanyKey Zen Arquitectura, Lda
ArtistAnabela Polido Macieira
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Anabela Marcieira, CORE ARCHITECTS founder,developed the concept for a micro-home,Casa Gaveta. Although never constructed,its principles are applied in CORE projects towards building sustainable,wellness real estate.The 50sq.meters house can be extended depending on the spatial needs of its occupants and the change of seasons.Transformations are easy to handle even for elderly people, while construction is affordable.The home is also energy-autarkic, operating off-grid.With the rise of the millennial generation and an elderly population, this home offers convenience and a healthier lifestyle.