Don’t let the name fool you, Red House, a former winery in a small village south of Lisbon that has been converted by Portuguese architects extrastudio into a family residence of contemporary minimalism, is not red. Or at least not consistently. Due to the mortar’s natural red pigment, the house’s colour changes in relation to humidity, from blush on dry summer days, to hibiscus on more humid autumnal afternoons, to black when it rains.
CLOISTERS:There is an extensive range of terms used in the architecture of cloisters. The illustration above depicts the range of architecture details in the cloisters of the cathedral of Ste-Eulalie-et-Ste-Julie.