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Rammed-Earth Vineyard House is Sublime in All-White

It's all very Zen

Though the all-white interior is fervently discussed at Curbed HQ and by our readers (loved? loathed?), there are exceptional examples of snow-white spaces that can still be sources of inspiration. To wit: This rammed-earth house in a vineyard in Montijo, Portugal, in the metro area around Lisbon, the Portuguese capital.

Designed by Lisbon-based studio Blaanc, the single-story Casa de Vinha (or "House of Wine") nestles at the center of an expansive plot, clocking in at 319 square meters (about 3,430 square feet). The rammed-earth walls, the architects say, helps keep the largely open-plan interiors cool and provides a bit of acoustic dampening despite the unpartitioned spaces.

In addition to the main living quarters, there are two additional structures on the land that accommodate a guest bed and bath, an office, and six suites—which, we presume, are for the use of extra staff in harvest season.

blaanc's vineyard house in portugal is clad with rammed earth façades [Designboom]

The All-White Interior: Timeless or Tired? [Curbed]