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Cella Bar / FCC Arquitectura + Paulo Lobo

  • 03:00 - 22 October, 2015
Cella Bar / FCC Arquitectura + Paulo Lobo
Cella Bar / FCC Arquitectura + Paulo Lobo, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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From the architect. The building is the result of a regenerative transformation and expansion of a small pre-existing structure that had been abandoned for many years.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The walls, roof and door frames have been restored, preserving the essential features of the original construction. The interiors were redesigned, shaped to their new roles (e.g. restaurant), and made compatible with current legal requirements.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The new volume is a contemporary creation, exposed to a completely different language. It is an organic, dynamic construction that contrasts with the orthogonal, classical language of the building where it is embedded. The design is defined by great plasticity, both in terms of forms and materials, and is markedly inspired by the natural environment around the site.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Several features of that environment are present in the architecture of the building, including the outline of the island, rocks, whales and wine casks. The new volume acts like a giant sculpture, tailored for its location. 

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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