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Auditorium Theatre of Llinars del Valles Through the Lens of Fernando Guerra

18:00 - 25 June, 2016

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In honor of Álvaro Siza Vieira's birthday, photographer Fernando Guerra has shared photos of the Auditorium Theatre of Llinars del Valles project in Spain.

Through 181 images, Guerra shows us Siza's masterful play of light and shadow. The photos allow us to experience a full day at the museum: the morning sun, followed by sunset and finally, the museum illuminated at night. 

Below, see the gallery and learn more.

Portraits of Álvaro Siza by Fernando Guerra

12:00 - 25 June, 2016
Portraits of Álvaro Siza by Fernando Guerra, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Today, one of the most recognized and respected architects in the world turns 83: Álvaro Siza Vieira. Awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1992, the Portuguese architect charmed the jury at the time, who explained their choice by saying: “his forms, shaped by light, appear deceptively simple, they are honest.”

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Álvaro Siza Restores the Carmo Convent Area in Lisbon

12:00 - 20 March, 2016
Álvaro Siza Restores the Carmo Convent Area in Lisbon, via Câmara Municipal de Lisboa
via Câmara Municipal de Lisboa

Due to a fire in 1988, the Chiado district of Lisbon had many of its buildings damaged or partially destroyed by the flames, and an intense restoration and recovery project led by Álvaro Siza has been going on for over a decade.

Among the strategies employed by the Portuguese architect (and winner of the 1989 Pritzker Prize) is the reorganization of routes and walkways, creating elevated walkways to facilitate access to the area and the flow of locals and visitors. According to the Municipal Council of Lisbon, Siza has recently completed the connection between one of the courtyards of the Carmo Convent (Patio B) to the Largo do Carmo square and the Carmo Terraces with a pedestrian path.

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Fernando Guerra Wins Arcaid Award for World's Best Building Image

12:06 - 6 November, 2015
Fernando Guerra Wins Arcaid Award for World's Best Building Image, Winner: EPFL Quartier Nord (Ecublens, Switzerland) / Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés'. Image © Fernando Guerra
Winner: EPFL Quartier Nord (Ecublens, Switzerland) / Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés'. Image © Fernando Guerra

Fernando Guerra's stunning image of Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés' EPFL Quartier Nord in Ecublens, Switzerland, has won the Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Award. Announced at the ongoing World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Singapore, the image was selected by a panel of judges for its ability to "translate the sophistication of architecture into a readable and understandable two dimensions."

"The architecture itself is the focus and the image regarded only as the medium. The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Award aims to put the focus onto the skill and creativity of the photographer," said the Award's organizers.

Each shortlisted image was judged on the merits of the photography for composition, sense of place, atmosphere and use of scale; Guerra had the highest scoring image overall. 

"The high level of photography has made it a very difficult the task to choose the winners. The most important thing for us has been the concept and atmosphere of the images. How they have been perceived and expressed through the creativity and inspiration of the photographer," said architects and jury members Fabrizio Barozzi and Alberto Veiga.

The runners up included...

Video: Paulo Mendes da Rocha on His Museu dos Coches in Lisbon

16:00 - 25 October, 2015

For the recent inauguration of the Museu dos Coches in Lisbon, between September and October Sopro Colectivo hosted their exhibition "Fado Tropical," including 26 photos by Fernando Guerra and an interview with the building's architect, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, who today turns 87 years old.

Constructed on the banks of the Tagus River, the first building in Europe by the Brazilian Pritzker Prize winner was surrounded by controversy during its construction, and today surprise visitors from all over, housing the world's largest collection of carriages. In the interview given at his own office, Mendes da Rocha talks about the specificity of the area, his approach to the historical context and memory related to coaches, and his concise adaptations of the extensive program to the complexity of the surroundings.

Gallery: Fernando Guerra Captures the Brazil Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

08:00 - 5 October, 2015
Gallery: Fernando Guerra Captures the Brazil Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

With the participation of 96 pavilions from diverse countries around the world, the Expo Milan 2015 tackles one of the most pressing global issues -- alimentation -- through its theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.”

The Brazilian Pavilion, designed by Studio Arthur Casas and Atelier Marko Brajovic, was considered one of the most attractive pavilions by the thousands of visitors who have passed through the Expo so far. Featuring a large open space traversed by an elevated net on which visitors can walk, the pavilion is as “as porous as the Brazilian culture,” and creates a pathway above plants native to the country. 

Below is a beautiful series of photographs of the pavilion taken by Fernando Guerra, a partner at Últimas Reportagens, along with his brother Sérgio Guerra.

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Water Museum / p-06 atelier

04:00 - 11 May, 2015
Water Museum / p-06 atelier, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +24

Vila Franca de Xira Municipal Library / Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados

06:00 - 5 May, 2015
Vila Franca de Xira Municipal Library / Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +31

CIM - Mouraria Creative Hub / DNSJ.arq

09:00 - 1 May, 2015
CIM - Mouraria Creative Hub / DNSJ.arq, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua dos Lagares 24, 1100-300 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Nuno simões
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +45

EDP / RCA – Regino Cruz Arquitectos

15:00 - 29 April, 2015
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Leiria, Portugal
  • Design Team

    Regino Cruz, Célide Cruz, Filipe Balestra, Sara Göransson, Rafael Balestra, Hugo Ricardo, Ruben Mateus and Luís Pestana
  • Area

    1250.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +43

Zen Sushi Restaurant / Carlo Berarducci Architecture

06:00 - 25 April, 2015
Zen Sushi Restaurant / Carlo Berarducci Architecture, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +17

Santo António Museum / Site Specific Arquitectura + P-06 ATELIER

04:00 - 16 April, 2015
Santo António Museum / Site Specific Arquitectura + P-06 ATELIER, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Largo de Santo António da Sé, 1100-171 Lisboa, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Patrícia Marques, J.Paulo Costa
  • Designers

    Nuno Gusmão, Pedro Anjos
  • Team

    Joana Prosépio, A.AL arquitectos
  • Area

    295.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +22

Care Implant Dentistry / Pedra Silva Architects

21:00 - 14 April, 2015
Care Implant Dentistry / Pedra Silva Architects, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Chatswood NSW 2067, Australia
  • Architects

    André Góis, Dina Castro, Hugo Ramos, Hugo Ferreira, Maria Rita Pais e Ricardo Sousa
  • Area

    402.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +23

URALCHEM HEADQUARTERS / Pedra Silva Arquitectos

23:00 - 24 March, 2015
URALCHEM HEADQUARTERS / Pedra Silva Arquitectos, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Moscow, Russia
  • Architect in Charge

    Luis Pedra Silva and Maria Rita Pais
  • Design Team

    André Góis, Dina Castro, Hugo Ramos, Hugo Ferreira, João Alves, Paulo André, Ricardo Sousa
  • Area

    3370.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +25

Txai House / Studio MK27

10:00 - 23 March, 2015
Txai House / Studio MK27, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +53

  • Architects

  • Location

    Itacaré - BA, Brazil
  • Architecture

    Marcio Kogan + Carolina Castroviejo + Gabriel Kogan
  • Area

    640.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Texugueira House / Contaminar Arquitectos

10:00 - 18 March, 2015
Texugueira House / Contaminar Arquitectos, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Leiria, Portugal
  • Design Team

    arch. Joel Esperança, arch. Ruben Vaz, designer Romeu Sousa
  • Collaborators

    Frederico Louçano, Margarida Carrilho, Hugo Rainho
  • Area

    233.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +24

Vidigal House / Contaminar Arquitectos

10:00 - 13 March, 2015
Vidigal House / Contaminar Arquitectos, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Architects

  • Location

    Leiria, Portugal
  • Design Team

    arch. Joel Esperança, arch. Ruben Vaz, designer Romeu Sousa
  • Collaborators

    Frederico Louçano, Hugo Rainho, Margarida Carrilho
  • Area

    246.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +22

RENOVA Store & Theatre / Phyd Arquitectura

06:00 - 12 March, 2015
RENOVA Store & Theatre / Phyd Arquitectura, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +22