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Tower Plaza / Regino Cruz Architects

  • Architects: Regino Cruz Architects
  • Location: R. Camilo Castelo Branco 1238, 4400 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Architects: Regino Cruz Architects
  • Project Team:  Regino Cruz, Conceição Costa, Augusto Lopes, Jorge Serrano, Sónia Nunes, Susana Meireles, Pedro Campos, Duarte Amâncio
  • Structures: PECS – Projecto de Engenharia, Lda
  • Specials Technical Facilities: Energia Técnica Lda
  • Area: 20635.0 sqm
  • Photographs: Courtesy of regino cruz architects

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From the architect. Tower Plaza is one of a set of two office towers with 17 floors above ground situated in Vila Nova de Gaia, facing O’Porto. The towers embrace symmetrically the main roundabout of Gaia Nova on V8 Avenue.

entrance level plan
entrance level plan

The project conception profit from local morphology and stressed the visual relationship that is easily established with O’Porto city and its river. The higher floors offer breathtaking sights of the city stretching from downtown to the ocean.

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Courtesy of regino cruz architects

The two towers are the higher volumes in this area and frame the beginning of the V8 Avenue – a characteristic that makes them highly visible. Tower Plaza sets a strong identity urban wise as a prominent architectonic piece.

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Courtesy of regino cruz architects

The tower has 3 underground floors for parking, a ground floor dedicated to commerce, 16 high-rise floors for offices and the top floor used for facilities.

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