Custoias Football Club / Guilherme Machado Vaz

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Architects: Guilherme Machado Vaz
Location: Custóias, Matosinhos, Portugal
Client: Câmara Municipal Matosinhos
Engineering: A400, Projectistas e Consultores de Engenharia
Graphic Design: Ezzo design
Budget: 1,500,000 euros
Project Year: 2006-2007
Construction Year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti

This Project tries to harmonize the natural slope of the ground with the big leveled platform of the sport field with 9,000 sqm.

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© Leonardo Finotti

The best solution was to place this platform in an intermediate level, allowing to create a floor below the soccer field where all the facilities are located and to use the ground outside to create a garden which kind of closes the outside space.

© Leonardo Finotti

Colour was used as an attempt to achieve this plasticity and character that reinforce the idea of mass, a heavy mineral mass that was almost sculpted by a knife. This static mass is the scenery where the players move with outstanding Dynamics.

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Cite: "Custoias Football Club / Guilherme Machado Vaz" 27 Apr 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 18 Dec 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=57727>
  • http://twitter.com/kparch2010/status/12958320571 Kevin Parent

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  • http://yorik.uncreated.net Yorik

    Very cool, long sections… Just excellent!

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  • divya

    it will give nice perspective views…

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  • http://twitter.com/darran_oxley/status/12964238764 Darran Oxley

    Custoias Football Club / Guilherme Machado Vaz http://archdai.ly/aZVlaA /via @archdaily More cool #Stadium #Architecture!

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  • that’s what she

    so clean!…nice

  • http://twitter.com/koendevuyst/status/12990135191 Koen De Vuyst

    Voetbal en (moderne) architectuur. Het kan dan toch, jammer genoeg niet in België. #voetbal http://j.mp/cTMxUd

  • http://uptodayarch.blogspot.com up_today_arch

    Looks like Nemeier’s buildings:) My favorit style. Very professional and clear.

  • http://archimedialab.com archimedialab

    elegant and exciting…

  • daniel

    two thumbs up!!

  • http://www.mfdp.gr Dimitris

    It’s a beautiful project, very minimal, very modern, very ‘Portugal’ with a dynamic element to it. Pitty the pics are of such small size :-)

  • Tiago

    Cool…Distinguished…Tasteful…New…Exciting…Unique…Understated but confident.

    Very well done. A good example of tasteful Portuguese architecture.

    10 out of 10.

  • Guy

    beautiful work, the puritan language gives it a sense of universality and lends its beauty to the whatever surrounds it. african cities could use some like this

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  • sullka

    Excellent work!

    BTW, is that a prison next door?

    • Luis

      Yes it is!

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