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ARKxSITE Announces Winners of Portugal Art Centre Competition

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.

D. Diogo de Menezes Square / Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados

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

Office Conversion in Cascais / GGLLatelier

  • Architects: GGLLatelier
  • Location: Cascais, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge: Gabriela Gonçalves, Leonel Lopes
  • Design Team: José Doroana, Miguel Malaquias, Gary Barber, Alexandre Gonçalves
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Courtesy of GGLL atelier

Courtesy of GGLL atelier Courtesy of GGLL atelier Courtesy of GGLL atelier Courtesy of GGLL atelier

House NX / ARX

  • Architects: ARX
  • Location: Cascais, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge: Nuno Mateus, José Mateus,Alexandra Margaça
  • Area: 400.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2006
  • Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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

11 Houses in Murtal / ARX

  • Architects: ARX
  • Location: Cascais, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge: José Mateus, Nuno Mateus
  • Project Year: 2004
  • Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

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

The Lifting House / Guedes Cruz Arquitectos

  • Architects: Guedes Cruz Arquitectos
  • Location: Cascais, Portugal
  • Architects in Charge: José Guedes Cruz, Marco Martínez Marinho, César Marques.
  • Area: 640.0 sqm
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Guedes Cruz Arquitectos

Courtesy of Guedes Cruz Arquitectos Courtesy of Guedes Cruz Arquitectos Courtesy of Guedes Cruz Arquitectos Courtesy of Guedes Cruz Arquitectos

Godiva House / Empty Space Architecture

© João Morgado
© João Morgado
  • Architects: Empty Space Architecture
  • Location: Cascais, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge: Luis Mendes
  • Collaborators: Nuno Gonçalves, Simone Cunha, Tiago Leal, José Maria Santos
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado

Juso Continuing Care Unit / SARAIVA + ASSOCIADOS

© João Morgado
© João Morgado

Architects: SARAIVA + ASSOCIADOS Location: Aldeia de Juso, Cascais, Portugal Project Year: 2012 Photographs: João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado

DJ House / [i]da arquitectos

  • Architects: [i]da arquitectos
  • Location: Carcavelos, Cascais, Portugal
  • Design Team: Ivan de Sousa, Inês Antunes
  • Area: 283.81 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Joao Morgado

© Joao Morgado © Joao Morgado © Joao Morgado © Joao Morgado

House in Quinta da Marinha / Areacor

  • Architects: Areacor
  • Location: Rua Casal Queimado, 2750 Cascais, Portugal
  • Architects: Nuno de Sousa & Sonia Picolo
  • Collaborators: Alexandra Figueira, Frederico Neves
  • Client: Sonel Investe
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Ricardo Meireles

© Ricardo Meireles © Ricardo Meireles © Ricardo Meireles © Ricardo Meireles

Santa Marta Lighthouse Museum / Aires Mateus

  • Architects: Aires Mateus
  • Location: Cascais, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge: Aires Mateus

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