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U8 International Competition: The Unknown Porto

Revista Unidade recently announced their international competition "The Unknown Porto". The main goal is to convert an industrial ruin into a service station, serving the national road of Portugal.

Centro De Artes Nadir Afonso / Louise Braverman

  • Architects: Louise Braverman
  • Location: Boticas, Portugal
  • Design Team: Artur Afonso, John Gillham, Yugi Hsiao, Jing Liu, Snow Liu, Medha Singh
  • Local Architect: Paulo Pereira Almeida
  • Area: 1858.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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

Constell.ation / LIKEarchitects

  • Architects: LIKEarchitects
  • Location: Lisboa, Portugal
  • Architecture: LIKEarchitects
  • Project Team: Diogo Aguiar, João Jesus, Teresa Otto e Álvaro Villa, Tania Costa Coll
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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

White Wolf Hotel / AND-RÉ

  • Architects: AND-RÉ
  • Location: Penafiel, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge: Bruno André, Francisco Salgado Ré
  • Design Team: Adalgisa Lopes, Ana Matias, João Fernandes, Pedro Costa, Sandra Paulo, Sofia Mota Silva, Catarina Fernandes and Francisco Costa
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: João Soares

© João Soares © João Soares © João Soares © João Soares

AD Round Up: The Architecture Photography of Fernando Guerra

Today, we'd like to commemorate the captivating architectural photography of Fernando Guerra. The Portuguese architect-turned-photographer’s work has graced our webpages many times since he began his career in 2001. In a recent interview with Paperhouses, he recalls the evolution of his aspiration to capture decisive architectural moments. Here are five of our favorites: Cube HouseAlcácer do Sal Residences, House in Fontinha, the Pocinho Center for High Performance Rowing, and the Ílhavo Maritime Museum Extension.

Aires Mateus Chosen to Design University of Architecture, Tournai

The prestigious Portuguese office Aires Mateus - formed by brothers Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus - has won a competition to design the new headquarters of the University of Architecture in Tournai, Belgium.

More information on the project, after the break...

Exhibition: Porto Poetic

Porto Poetic, an exhibition covering the career and work of notable portuguese architects, started March 6 and will keep on going until April 13. The exhibition, which includes the work of Pritzker Prize winners Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura, will show sketches, plans, models and photographs of their most important work. 

The Hill Cork House / Contaminar Arquitectos

  • Architects: Contaminar Arquitectos
  • Location: Leiria, Portugal
  • Architects in Charge: Joel Esperança (Architect), Ruben Vaz (Architect), Romeu Sousa (Designer)
  • Collaborators: Frederico Louçano, Hugo Rainho, Margarida Carrilho, Emanuela Quinta
  • Area: 653.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: FG+SG - Fernando Guerra + Sergio Guerra

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

Ines Lobo Wins 2014 arcVision Women and Architecture Prize

Francisco Rodrigues Lobo Secondary School / Inês Lobo Arquitectos. Image © Leonardo Finotti
Francisco Rodrigues Lobo Secondary School / Inês Lobo Arquitectos. Image © Leonardo Finotti

Portuguese Architect Ines Lobo has won the second edition of the arcVision Prize - Women and Architecture, an international social architecture award instituted by the Italcementi Group. Commended by the jury for being a “versatile architect,” Lobo has built a reputation for “creatively attacking complex architectural problems” at a variety of scales “within the existing urban fabric.” 

Kalorias - Children's Space / estúdio AMATAM

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Elderly Residential Building / Atelier d'Arquitectura J. A. Lopes da Costa

© Manuel Aguiar © Manuel Aguiar © Manuel Aguiar © Manuel Aguiar

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House Quinta Do Carvalheiro / GSMM Architetti

  • Architects: GSMM Architetti
  • Location: São Francisco da Serra, Portugal
  • Architects in Charge: Giorgio Santagostino, Monica Margarido
  • Area: 120.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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

Aroeira III House / ColectivArquitectura

  • Architects: ColectivArquitectura
  • Location: Aroeira, Portugal
  • Architects in Charge: Vera Martins Alves e Cristóvão Fonseca Ferreira
  • Landscape Architects: Nélia Martins + João Junqueira arquitectos paisagistas
  • Engineering: Gonçalves Pereira, engenheiros
  • General Contractor: Empevic, Lda
  • Wood Contractor: Socorte, S.A. | construção de casas em madeira
  • Project Area: 407.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: FG+SG - architectural photography

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Príncipe Real Apartment / fala atelier

  • Architects: fala atelier
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal
  • Design Team: Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares
  • Area: 60.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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

Nordial Center / MJARC Architects Associated

  • Architects: MJARC Architects Associated
  • Location: Mirandela, Portugal
  • Architects in Charge: Maria Joao Andrade, Ricardo Cordeiro
  • Area: 5400.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Joao Ferrand

© Joao Ferrand © Joao Ferrand © Joao Ferrand © Joao Ferrand

Silence Cloister in the Lorvão Monaster / João Mendes Ribeiro

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  • Architects: João Mendes Ribeiro
  • Location: Penacova, Portugal
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Do mal o menos

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