Lapa is perhaps the most privileged neighbourhood in Lisbon stretching out on a southern- facing slope, surrounded by magical light and views that extend to the Tagus River. The restoration of the Former Residence of the British Ambassador, which is part of the city´s historical heritage, proved particularly intersting int he manner in which the restoration incorporated the new proposal, fully preserving the image and memory of the place. the development of the project demanded deep reflection and time to mature. Everything was thought through meticulously, from the main conceptual themes to cosntruction issues. The former residents of this building witnessed unforgettable evenings, parties, and elegant banquets that were held here, not to mention decisive moments in European history, like the signing of Italy’s surrender in World War II or visits by King Edward VII, Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Charles. this is a place steeped in history, a place that acquired an English spirit that is still present and felt. The ceramic tiles, stones, and benches in the garden enchant the viewer with glimpses of Anglo-Portuguese history, through the paintings of St. George and the dragon, the marriage of Philippa of Lancaster to King John I or the coats of arms of the former ambassadors. Far from the buzz of the city, this is a privileged place for those who wish to live in a private environment. All of the houses surround ana approciamtely 6,000m2 garden, which occupies a prominent place in the residency. This private garden has a small hill, hundre-year-old trees and a gorgeous view of the Tagus river. Strolling through it m one finds benches marked with history, glimpses of horizon-colored tiles, and can linger in the serenity of a sunset. The Former Residence of the British Ambassador restores the grandeur of past times while offereing eleven bespoke homes. Togehter it includes the palace and around the estate where there are two sepearate houses with private gardesn a freestanding residence with a private garden and two apartments. Allhomes boast an exquisite formal style. The quality of the construction materials and the high quality finishes were meticulously chosen. Here find the charisma and time-valued vestiges of the past meet with modern materials and contemporary techniques. Nordic woods and solid wooden floors, lime-base painted walls, limestone exteriors and marble interiors in the kitchens and bathroomos were the materials of choice.