Health and Education

Ramalde Assisted Living Residence

Porto, Portugal

  • Year: 2018
  • Client: Private
  • Area: 6.046,75 m² (65.086,68 ft²)
  • Number of floors above ground: 4
  • Number of floors below ground: 1
  • Location: Porto, Portugal
  • Category: Health and Education

The goal of the project for the Assisted Living Residence in Ramalde was to offer its residents a comfortable place that would stimulate the interpersonal relations in community, preserving, nevertheless, the necessary privacy and tranquility. The urban context was also taken into account: the place of implementation favors pedestrian circulation and has also a great road access.

The Assisted Living Residence is developed in five floors, four above the ground and a basement dedicated to parking. The ground floor houses, in addition to 16 simple suites, the reception, kitchen, living room, laundry, locker rooms and the areas of management, administration and staff. This floor’s highlight is the dining area, which is located in the center of a landscaped garden. Each of the three upper floors houses 30 double suites, a living room, a little kitchen and an infirmary.