Herdade Do meio is a housing development by Dynasty Homes consisting of 70 Houses. The houses sits within an 11 hectares plot with green areas, playgrounds, pedal courts, Cafe, and private road connecting the houses to the facilities.
The community reflects the needs of modern family. It blends the city life into the natural and country feel of Lisbon. The Villas spread nicely to create private gardens, tree lined roads, bicycle route. The development is surrounded with gardens and forests from each side.
The Houses are designed to maximize the needed living spaces that opens seamlessly into the garden, BBQ area, and swimming pool. The layout of the houses provides maximum amount of natural light, cross ventilation. Although, the garden, and fencing are permeable to allow for the flow of air and light, but to keep visual and acoustic privacy.
Architectural details are thought of to allow for maximum comfort, elegantly minimal finishing, with high quality finishes to provide luxury with minimum amount of care and maintenance.
The houses are framed with natural white colours and tinted with wooden strips to give a calm everlasting feel and look.
The intention to provide to the families, the modern look and feel of the architecture, and a hybrid construction system which merges between fair faced concrete structure and Light weight steel frames for the walls and partitions. This structural allow for maximum stability and lightness.
Sustainability is a key element, which was taken care of at all levels, the building envelope will be insulated against temperature, humidity, and noise. Although we have pushed the boundaries to introduce smart home systems as a power saving strategy as a primary aspect and can be extendable to provide additional features of automation, security and remote surveillance and control.