Gruta das Torres Visitor Centre / SAMI-architectos

© FG + SG architectural photography

Architects: SAMI-arquitectos – Inês Vieira da Silva, Miguel Vieira
Location: Criação Velha, Pico Island, Azores,
Property, Owner of the building: Governo Regional dos Açores. Secretaria Regional do Ambiente e do Mar. Direcção Regional do Ambiente
Project Year: 2005
Photographs: FG + SG architectural photography

In Progress: Chapel of Eternal Light / Bernardo Rodrigues Arquitecto

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Situated at the based of a steep field, the Chapel of Eternal Light offers views to the water beyond, an ideal location. With its slanted walls, the inverted pyramid shape is anchored by a concrete slab and formed from a metal structure. Follow the break for more construction photographs, drawings, and model pics of this in progress project.

Architects: Bernardo Rodrigues Arquitecto
Location: Ponta Garça, , Azores
Project Team: James Grainger, Peter Mosca, Natasha Viveiros, Malheiros Nuno, Nuno Rodrigues
Specifications: Ana Fortuna
Structures: HDP Engineering
Mechanical: Maria Odette de Almeida, Paulo de Faria Queiroz Ltd
Electrical: Fernando Gomes
Project Year: 2003-2011
Photographs: Courtesy of Bernardo Rodrigues Arquitecto

Domus Impluvium / Bernardo Rodrigues

© FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

Architect: Bernardo Rodrigues
Location: Capelas, st Michael Island,
Collaborators: Natacha Viveiros, Pedro Mosca, Laura von Dellemann, Cristina Fernandes, Breatrice Dornseifer, Nelson Ferreira, Nuno Malheiros, Olivia Antunes, Ricardo Monteverde
Engineering: Faria e Maia, eng.
Clients: Jorge e Joana Filipe
Project Area: 400 sqm
Project Year: 2004-2006
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra