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Houses in Paço de Arcos / Atelier Central Arquitectos

05:00 - 9 August, 2015
Houses in Paço de Arcos / Atelier Central Arquitectos, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Paço de Arcos, Portugal
  • Project team

    José Martinez Silva, Miguel Beleza, architects Atelier Central, arquitectos, Lda
  • Area

    754.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +37

ARKxSITE Announces Winners of Portugal Art Centre Competition

08:00 - 8 August, 2015
ARKxSITE Announces Winners of Portugal Art Centre Competition, First Place External Rendered View. Image Courtesy of ARKXSITE
First Place External Rendered View. Image Courtesy of ARKXSITE

ARKxSITE has announced the winners of its call for ideas for a hypothetical contemporary Art Centre to be built in the Fortress of Cresmina in Cascais, Portugal. Open to architecture students and architects under 40 years of age, entrants were challenged to preserve the significant cultural, historical and landscape elements of the Fortress of Cresmina, celebrating the existing ruins to create a unique experience for visitors. The jury comprised Alberto Mottola, (demogo studio di architettura, Italy), Felipe Grallert (Felipe Grallert Arquitectos, Chile) and Rasmus Jessing (COBE, Denmark). See the third, second and first place winners after the break.

Winners of the 2015 AADIPA European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention Announced

06:00 - 3 August, 2015
Winners of the 2015 AADIPA European Award for Architectural Heritage Intervention Announced, E/C House /  SAMI-arquitectos. Image Courtesy of AADIPA 2015
E/C House / SAMI-arquitectos. Image Courtesy of AADIPA 2015

After reviewing 200 applications from 25 countries and 14 finalists, a library in Spain, housing in Portugal and a masterplan for an Italian city were among the winners of the second edition of the European Prize of Architectural Heritage Intervention AADIPA 2015 

The competition spanned four categories: intervention in built heritage; exterior spaces; urban planning and disclosure.

See all five winners, after the break.

Cantareira Building / Eduardo Souto de Moura

15:00 - 23 July, 2015
Cantareira Building / Eduardo Souto de Moura, © Luis Ferreira Alves
© Luis Ferreira Alves
  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto, Portugal
  • Collaborators

    António Sérgio Koch, Manuel Vasconcelos, Tiago Figueiredo
  • Project Area

    717.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Luis Ferreira Alves © Luis Ferreira Alves © Luis Ferreira Alves © Luis Ferreira Alves +45

Abrantes Municipal Market / ARX Portugal

05:00 - 20 July, 2015
Abrantes Municipal Market / ARX Portugal, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua da Esplanada 1º Maio, 2200 Abrantes, Portugal
  • Design Team

    José Mateus e Nuno Mateus c/ Ricardo Guerreiro, Fábio Cortês, Ana Fontes, Bruno Martins, Filipe Cardoso, João Dantas, Marc Anguill, Sofia Raposo, Miguel Torres
  • Area

    1280.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +44

House in Gandra / Raulino Silva Arquitecto

22:00 - 17 July, 2015
House in Gandra / Raulino Silva Arquitecto, © João Morgado
© João Morgado
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua da Ribeira, 4740-288 Esposende, Portugal
  • Design Team

    Hélder Silva, Daniela Amorim, Ismael Santos, Cátia Sampaio
  • Area

    379.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado +36

THE HOTEL Room for Ideas Office / ColectivArquitectura

15:00 - 16 July, 2015
THE HOTEL Room for Ideas Office / ColectivArquitectura, © Fernando Guerra – FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra – FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua António Maria Cardoso 26, 1200-484 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Vera Martins Alves, Cristóvão Fonseca Ferreira
  • Area

    307.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra – FG+SG © Fernando Guerra – FG+SG © Fernando Guerra – FG+SG © Fernando Guerra – FG+SG +24

House in Vale de Margem / Marlene Uldschmidt

04:00 - 10 July, 2015
House in Vale de Margem / Marlene Uldschmidt, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua de Vale de Margem Seixosas, 8365-023 Pêra, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Marlene Uldschmidt
  • Design Team

    Maurícia Bento
  • Area

    120.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +34

Monocle 24 Examines the Impact of the 'Illegal City'

04:00 - 10 July, 2015
Monocle 24 Examines the Impact of the 'Illegal City', Metropolitan Graffiti Art. Image Courtesy of Monocle
Metropolitan Graffiti Art. Image Courtesy of Monocle

In the latest edition of The Urbanist, Monocle 24's weekly "guide to making better cities," the team tackle the illegal city and look at how our cities are dealing with those who are bending the rules. From Portugal to Albania to Brazil, Andrew Tuck and his correspondents explore how crime and illegality have become ubiquitous in our urban environment, from informal settlements and illegal housing, street art and rough sleeping, to the more sinister impact of inner-city organised crime.

Pedro Gadanho Leaves MoMA to Direct MAAT in Lisbon

12:16 - 6 July, 2015
Pedro Gadanho Leaves MoMA to Direct MAAT in Lisbon, Pedro Gadanho during an ArchDaily interview in 2013. Image © ArchDaily
Pedro Gadanho during an ArchDaily interview in 2013. Image © ArchDaily

After serving as curator for the past three years at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, Portuguese architect Pedro Gadanho will be leaving his position to become the first artist director of the new Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon. Scheduled to open in the fall of 2016, the new MAAT museum will be responsible for the EDP Foundation's cultural program. 

"Pedro Gadanho’s profile and international experience are essential to our ambitions for MAAT, making it a distinctive space of contemporary culture in Portugal", says António Mexia, CEO of EDP. Pedro Gadanho adds that "MAAT will be a cultural institution of the quality and breadth seen in major European cities, offering an exciting contemporary program at the intersection of art, architecture and technology."

Museum of the Presidency of the Republic of Portugal / RBD.APP- Arquitectos

11:00 - 3 July, 2015
Museum of the Presidency of the Republic of Portugal / RBD.APP- Arquitectos, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Praça Afonso de Albuquerque, 1300-004 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Ana Paula Pinheiro and Rui Barreiros Duarte
  • Area

    1200.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +15

Xadrez Apartment / UMA Collective

15:00 - 1 July, 2015
Xadrez Apartment / UMA Collective, Courtesy of Rui Cruz, UMA Collective
Courtesy of Rui Cruz, UMA Collective
  • Architects

  • Location

    Beco Xadrez, 1300-011 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Jónatas Lareiro, Rui Cruz
  • Area

    50.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Rui Cruz, UMA Collective

Courtesy of Rui Cruz, UMA Collective Courtesy of Rui Cruz, UMA Collective Courtesy of Rui Cruz, UMA Collective Courtesy of Rui Cruz, UMA Collective +26

TUPÃ - A South American Totem / Subvert Studio

02:00 - 1 July, 2015
TUPÃ - A South American Totem / Subvert Studio, © Subvert / APP Photography
© Subvert / APP Photography
  • Architects

  • Location

    Lisbon, Portugal
  • Design Team

    Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, Diogo Ramalho, Manuel Tojal, Kaleigh Nunes, Adrien Zlatic
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Subvert / APP Photography © Subvert / APP Photography © Subvert / APP Photography © Subvert / APP Photography +15

GLC & Associados / Subvert Studio

22:00 - 26 June, 2015
GLC & Associados / Subvert Studio, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Chiado, 1200-443 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Coordination

    Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, Diogo Ramalho
  • Design Team

    Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, Diogo Ramalho, José Rico Sofia, Kaleigh Nunes, Francisco Menano, Manuel Moniz Pereira
  • Area

    160.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +16

SWING / Moradavaga

15:00 - 25 June, 2015
SWING / Moradavaga, Cortesy of Moradavaga
Cortesy of Moradavaga
  • Architects

  • Location

    Guimarães, Portugal
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Moradavaga

Cortesy of Moradavaga Cortesy of Moradavaga Cortesy of Moradavaga Cortesy of Moradavaga +20

SANTA MARIA DO BOURO CONVENT / Eduardo Souto de Moura + Humberto Vieira

02:00 - 24 June, 2015
SANTA MARIA DO BOURO CONVENT / Eduardo Souto de Moura + Humberto Vieira, © Luis Ferreira Alves
© Luis Ferreira Alves

© Luis Ferreira Alves © Luis Ferreira Alves © Luis Ferreira Alves © Luis Ferreira Alves +58

180 Creative Camp 2015

21:00 - 23 June, 2015
 180 Creative Camp 2015

From July 5th to 12th 180 Creative Camp will invade the center of Portugal, bringing to Abrantes unique creative collaborations between several celebrated national and international artists in areas like street art, video, design, music and architecture.

Everyone is invited to participate in this special week in Abrantes, watch and take part in the activities - from concerts, to workshops and talks - and work with the artists that will be a part of 180 Creative Camp.

Street artist INSA, director Alex Turvey, electronic musician Iago Lewis, German collective Plastique Fantastique and multidisciplinary artist Christopher Derek Bruno are some of the names that 180 Creative Camp is bringing to Abrantes during the week of July 5th to 12th.

Auditorium A / Eduardo Souto de Moura + Graça Correia

02:00 - 22 June, 2015
Auditorium A / Eduardo Souto de Moura + Graça Correia, © Luís Ferreira Alves, Christian Richters
© Luís Ferreira Alves, Christian Richters

© Luís Ferreira Alves, Christian Richters © Luís Ferreira Alves, Christian Richters © Luís Ferreira Alves, Christian Richters © Luís Ferreira Alves, Christian Richters +27