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14:00 - 5 October, 2015
© Aires Mateus
A jury led by
David Chipperfield, Kengo Kuma and Pôle Muséal Support Foundation President Olivier Steimer has announced Aires Mateus & Associados winner of an international competition to design the new Pôle Muséal of Lausanne. The Portuguese architects, chosen over 20 other practices, were lauded by the jury for designing a proposal that was "coherent, simple and bright."
Their design, "
One museum, two museums" is comprised as a single exterior shell made up of two parts: the Musée de l’Elysée (Museum of Photography) and mudac (Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts). Both museums are connected by a shared entrance that "forms a natural extension to the public esplanade." By 2020, the design will be realized, transforming a former railroad site into a premier section of the city's art district.
05:00 - 10 June, 2015
01:00 - 16 September, 2014
00:00 - 5 May, 2014
The Tree Snake Houses - A New, Smaller Trend In Hospitality Architecture. Image © Ricardo Oliveira Alves
This Financial Times article describes the Post-Recession paradigm shift occurring in Portuguese architecture -- from construction to landscape, large to small. Pritzker Prize winners Alvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura have been leading this "micro" trend, designing hotels with exceptional materiality and craft. We've decided to round up some of these extraordinary structures, including: Casa Na Areia and Cabanas no Rio by Aires Mateus, Jorge Sousa Santos’ Rio do Prado, the Ecork Hotel by Jose Carlos Cruz and Villa Extramuros by Jordi Fornells. Last but not least, is ArchDaily’s building of the year for hospitality architecture -- the Tree Snake Houses from father Luís Rebelo de Andrade and son Tiago Rebelo de Andrade.
00:00 - 14 March, 2014
Courtesy of Aires Mateus
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...
00:00 - 7 November, 2013
Aires Mateus - founded by brothers and partners, Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus - is an acclaimed contemporary practice that upholds the strong tradition of Portuguese architecture. We recently had the chance to interview one of the partners: Francisco Aires Mateus.
00:00 - 12 September, 2013
00:00 - 5 March, 2013
01:00 - 6 February, 2013
18:00 - 28 August, 2012
© Nico Saieh
In the exteriors of the Arsenale we found Radix, the installation designed by Portuguese office
Aires Mateus (Francisco and Manuel Aires Mateus), an elegant contemporary response to the architectural setting of the Biennale.
© Nico Saieh
The installation recognises the nearby docks of the Arsenale designed by Jacopo Sansovino between 1568 and 1573, which is flanked by arched walkways that inspire this structure. Radix is an arch supported on three points with the fourth corner hanging over the water, turning the otherwise massive steel structure into a lightweight balanced volume.
More pictures after the break.
01:00 - 7 February, 2012
Manuel Aires Mateus, Francisco Aires Mateus
Francisco Caseiro, Catarina Bello,Serena Santini
01:00 - 2 May, 2011
© Daniel Malhão
Manuel Aires Mateus & Francisco Aires Mateus
Jorge P. Silva
Rodolfo Reis Dias, Bruno Moura Anes, Pedro Anão, Cristina Fuertes Miquel, Amparo Burgos Garcia
Miguel Vilar - BETAR
Marta Azevedo - BETAR
Câmara Municipal de Sines
01:00 - 21 March, 2011
01:00 - 17 March, 2011
01:00 - 10 March, 2011
01:00 - 23 February, 2011
© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra
Valentino Capelo Sousa, Bruno Moura Anes
Patrícia Marques, Maria Rebelo Pinto, Tiago Mestre, Afonso Almeida Fernandes
Electrical Engineer & Communications
Saraiva de Figueiredo
“Mar do Oriente” Cooperative
01:00 - 1 June, 2010
01:00 - 7 November, 2008