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Alentejo, Algarve, Cascais, Estoril, Lisboa, Porto,
Halloween Session

During the reign of Carlos I of Portugal, the royal family occupied the palace became the residence of Queen preferred home Amelia. The extended stay of the Royal Family, and the opening of the railway lines to Sintra, April 2, 1887, Cascais and two years later, contributed to the emergence of a new type of housing, with plant and reduced program. These buildings are not designated palaces, but Chalets, the self-consciousness of it is a space whose attitude presupposes summer informality, cultural innovation at the time. The Chalet, initially the sole property of the aristocracy orbiting the court, was…

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