‘Latest Works’ Lecture by Manuel Aires Mateus at MIT

House in Aroeira / Courtesy of Mateus e Associados

Manuel Aires Mateus of Aires Mateus e Associados will be giving a lecture at MIT featuring ‘Latest Works’. The projects of are characterised by materiality, mass and an essential muteness or quietness. The Paulo Gomes Archeological Center, Casa Areia and Furnas Monitoring and Investigation Centre are perhaps the most elemental and representative of their projects, seeming to draw power from the connection or contrast with nature.

Situated at the archaeological site of Crasto Lofts, the Paulo Gomes Archeological Center features an exhibition area defined as the liminal space between a concrete and glass skin and the exposed cliff side. (Australian Institute of Architects).The event, which is free and open to the public, takes place Thursday, May 3rd at 6:30pm at Building 10, room 250. For more information, please visit here.

Cite: "‘Latest Works’ Lecture by Manuel Aires Mateus at MIT" 20 Apr 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Jul 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=222094>

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    unfortunate that they didnt make it on a weekend, so those of us who don’t live in boston still have a chance to come see it.

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    Enjoy Boston! This is by far the best architecture practice in Portugal! Ok, along with Siza and Souto de Moura :D

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