Cantar do Grilo – Rural tourism in Serpa
Single-family dwelling and rural tourism building built in rammed earth
and a reinforced concrete structure. Vaulted reed roofs
and craftwork brick tile floors. Traditional render of aerated lime
paste and whitewash with the addition of natural pigments.
Betão e Taipa
undertook the entire building project, choosing, correcting, stabilising and characterising the soil (granulometry and consistency limit) and carrying out strength tests.
View Report (minuto verde RTP 1)
Building area 593 m2
Volume of rammed earth 411 m3
Location Serpa municipality
Designed by Arqta Maria da Luz Seixas
Date built 2006 (habitação)/2008 (ampliação para turismo)