ÁUREA is a development that combines tradition and modernity, located right in the centre of Lisbon, this is a project for the rehabilitation of a building from the late 18th century that restores the original elegance and adapts to the demands of contemporary life.
The building consists of 12 apartments studio to 2 Bedrooms, with areas ranging between 42 and 91m2, and is located in one of the most prestigious and traditional streets of Lisbon, Rua do Ouro. Áurea represents an opportunity to enjoy the city, as a residence or as an investment in one of the most popular areas for short term rental.
The original structure of the building will be restored in accordance with the latest standards and intervention techniques for safeguarding and improving the performance of this historic building. The project shall be guided by respect for traditional materials and construction methods and the careful implementation of appropriate solutions to the demands of comfort of contemporary life, highlighting the quality of the finishings and equipment.
Located by the river, downtown Lisbon is known as Baixa, and is one of the most touritic areas of the city with several monuments and attractions such as Rossio square, Rua Augusta, Praça do Comércio or the Santa Justa Elevator.
The orthogonal streets and the architectural style of the building we see today are the result of the reconstruction of these neighborhoods after the 1755's earthquake. Baixa pombalina gets its name from Marquês de Pombal, the prime minister that lead the design and reconstruction of the area after the devastating event.