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0715ABA Bairro Alagoas Associations / Belém Lima Arquitectos

  • Architects: Belém Lima Arquitectos
  • Location: Peso da Régua, Portugal
  • Architects: Belém Lima Arquitectos
  • Engineering: Norvia | coord MJ Borges
  • Project Manager: Fernando Seara
  • Client: EFTA | IHRU | Câmara Municipal da Régua
  • Construction: Quinta Viana, Construções
  • Area: 281.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2008
  • Photographs: FG + SG - Fernando Guerra

© FG + SG - Fernando Guerra © FG + SG - Fernando Guerra © FG + SG - Fernando Guerra © FG + SG - Fernando Guerra

From the architect. In the neighborhood of Alagoas, in the midst of hastily erected buildings where all seems precarious and haphazard, we expected a clear and luminous novelty. Surprisingly, the ABA is black. Where all colors fade only black can speak of color.

Situation
Situation

The ABA welcomes its opposite, cures wounds with the harpoon that caused them and transforms hostility into its very strength. The ABA speaks of life in a wordless idiom.

© FG + SG - Fernando Guerra
© FG + SG - Fernando Guerra

Extended, not domesticated, the ABA scorns forced harmony. The ABA responds harshly to a harsh social situation. Where it seems vanquished it rises up in all its beauty.

© FG + SG - Fernando Guerra
© FG + SG - Fernando Guerra

Text provided by Belém Lima Arquitectos

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