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Vidago Palace & Spa / Alvaro Siza

© Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido © Nelson Garrido

From the architect. Portuguese photographer Nelson Garrido shared with us one of the most recents projects by Pritzker laureate architect Alvaro Siza in Porto, Portugal. 

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

According to the client itself, "in stark contrast to the main building's Belle Epoque opulence, The Spa is a minimalist oasis of clean lines and white marble. 

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

Designed by acclaimed architect Alvaro Siza-Vieira, the modern, zen-like space has a distinctly calming quality which promotes an immediate sense of well-being – even before a single treatment has been enjoyed."

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido

Enjoy the rest of the images after the break.

© Nelson Garrido
© Nelson Garrido
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite:"Vidago Palace & Spa / Alvaro Siza" 18 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accesed . <http://www.archdaily.com/235148/vidago-palace-spa-alvaro-siza/>