Casal Saloio is traditional popular architecture since 16th Century, Sintra. Portugal
The ‘Casal Saloio’ , is the most significant traditional popular architecture built since 16th Century, in areas some km around Lisbon, reflecting a social structure due to a media rural economy, mainly marked by subsistence.
The ‘casal saloio’ is a constructed set, vernacular and rural, agricultural with valence.
Located outside the urban areas, comprising a main unit for housing, usually on two floors, and attachments for farming, stables, sheds, cellars / barns, furnace, mill, warehouse.
A very rich patrimony all around the capital but most of these buildings are in ruins, abandonned, forgotten even by authorities.