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House in Rua Faria Guimarães / Fala Atelier

03:00 - 21 July, 2017
House in Rua Faria Guimarães / Fala Atelier, © Ricardo Loureiro
© Ricardo Loureiro

© Ricardo Loureiro © Ricardo Loureiro Collage. Image Courtesy of Fala Atelier © Ricardo Loureiro +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto, Portugal
  • Design Team

    Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares, Ahmed Belkhodja, Mariana Silva, Diogo Paixão, Paulo Sousa
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

João's House / Guilherme Machado Vaz

15:00 - 21 June, 2017
João's House / Guilherme Machado Vaz, © Luís Ferreira Alves
© Luís Ferreira Alves

© Luís Ferreira Alves © Luís Ferreira Alves © Luís Ferreira Alves © Luís Ferreira Alves +39

Serralves Collection: 1960-1980 / COR Arquitectos

03:00 - 27 May, 2017
Serralves Collection: 1960-1980 / COR Arquitectos, © Nicolò Galeazzi
© Nicolò Galeazzi
  • Arquitetos

  • Location

    Museu Serralves, R. Dom João de Castro 210, 4150-417 Porto, Portugal
  • Team

    Roberto Cremascoli , Edison Okumura, Marta Rodrigues
  • Area

    880.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

© Nicolò Galeazzi © Nicolò Galeazzi © Nicolò Galeazzi © Nicolò Galeazzi +49

FG75 Studios / A2OFFICE

05:00 - 12 May, 2017
FG75 Studios / A2OFFICE, © Al.Ma Fotografia | Alexandra Marques
© Al.Ma Fotografia | Alexandra Marques

© Al.Ma Fotografia | Alexandra Marques © Al.Ma Fotografia | Alexandra Marques © Al.Ma Fotografia | Alexandra Marques © Al.Ma Fotografia | Alexandra Marques +67

  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto, Portugal
  • Area

    330.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017

Serralves Museum Presents ‘Splitting, Cutting, Writing, Drawing, Eating… Gordon Matta-Clark’

15:28 - 27 April, 2017
Serralves Museum Presents ‘Splitting, Cutting, Writing, Drawing, Eating… Gordon Matta-Clark’, Courtesy of Serralves Museum
Courtesy of Serralves Museum

Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978) is one of the most influential artists of the 1970s, whose work has continued to be a noted influence of both architects and visual artists since. SPLITTING, CUTTING, WRITING, DRAWING, EATING…GORDON MATTA-CLARK  surveys the constructive and destructive verbs that defined his relation to art and architecture, featuring correspondence, drawings, photographs, notebooks, and films related to the artist's key projects, drawn from the archive of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.  Along with his major building cuts from 1973 to 1978, in which laboriously cut holes into floors of abandoned or disused buildings, including A W-Hole House, Conical Intersect, Day’s End, and Splitting (1974), the exhibition also explores his interest in metabolic and cooking processes, including his restaurant Food (1971); his play with language and the syntax of voids, gaps, and abandoned spaces;  and the use of drawing as a mode of thinking through space.The exhibition will focus on these social and creative aspects of Matta-Clark´s conception of architecture, or as he put it, "making space without building it."

DL House / URBAstudios

15:00 - 6 April, 2017
DL House / URBAstudios, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado +29

  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Nuno Alves de Carvalho
  • Area

    148.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Armazém Luxury Housing / Pedra Líquida

13:00 - 3 April, 2017
Armazém Luxury Housing / Pedra Líquida, © José Campos
© José Campos

© José Campos © José Campos © José Campos © José Campos +40

Alves da Veiga / Pedro Ferreira Architecture Studio

05:00 - 9 March, 2017
Alves da Veiga / Pedro Ferreira Architecture Studio, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado +21

Eclipse / FAHR 021.3

11:00 - 27 February, 2017
Eclipse  / FAHR 021.3, © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG +27

6 Unique Long Weekend Travel Ideas for Architects

09:30 - 27 February, 2017
6 Unique Long Weekend Travel Ideas for Architects

The "architectural pilgrimage" is much more than just everyday tourism. Studying and admiring a building through text and images often creates a hunger in architects, thanks to the space between the limitations of 2D representation and the true experience of the building. Seeing a building in person that one has long loved from a distance can become something of a spiritual experience, and architects often plan vacations around favorite or important spaces. But too often, architects become transfixed by a need to visit the same dozen European cities that have come to make up the traveling architect's bucket list.

The list here shares some sites that may not have made your list just yet. Although somewhat less well known than the canonical cities, the architecture of these six cities is sure to hold its ground against the world's best. The locations here make ideal long weekend trips (depending of course on where you are traveling from), although it never hurts to have more than a few days to really become immersed in a city. We have selected a few must-see buildings from each location, but each has even more to offer than what you see here—so don't be afraid to explore!

The Green House / URBAstudios

05:00 - 27 February, 2017
The Green House  / URBAstudios, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Nuno Alves de Carvalho
  • Area

    49.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Casa Acreditar Porto / Atelier do cardoso arquitectos

02:00 - 21 February, 2017
Casa Acreditar Porto / Atelier do cardoso arquitectos, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado +48

  • Architects

  • Location

    R. Académico Futebol Club 364, 4200 Porto, Portugal
  • Architects in Charge

    Mafalda Ribeiro Ambrósio, João Gomes Leitão
  • Area

    1700.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Pixelmatters HQ / Pixelmatters

09:00 - 19 February, 2017
Pixelmatters HQ / Pixelmatters, © Armazém Criativo
© Armazém Criativo

© Armazém Criativo © Armazém Criativo © Armazém Criativo © Armazém Criativo +41

  • Architects

  • Location

    Av. dos Aliados, 4000 Porto, Portugal
  • Woodwork

    Guilhermino Oliveira
  • Construction Management

    André Oliveira, Ana Gomes
  • Area

    360.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

House in Rua da Torrinha / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos

13:00 - 25 November, 2016
House in Rua da Torrinha  / Sofia Granjo Arquitetos, © A Caixa Negra
© A Caixa Negra

© A Caixa Negra © A Caixa Negra © A Caixa Negra © A Caixa Negra +32

  • Architects

  • Location

    Rua da Torrinha, 4050 Porto, Portugal
  • Design Team

    Sofia Granjo, Tiago Clérigo
  • Area

    300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Baumhaus / Ana Coelho Arquitectura

05:00 - 19 November, 2016
Baumhaus  / Ana Coelho Arquitectura, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

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

  • Architects

  • Location

    Porto, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Ana Coelho Arquitectura
  • Design Team

    Ana Coelho, Marta Martins
  • Area

    550.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

D. João IV / PF Architecture Studio

05:00 - 31 October, 2016
D. João IV / PF Architecture Studio, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado +22

Sunwheel / Moradavaga

05:00 - 30 October, 2016
Sunwheel / Moradavaga , Courtesy of Moradavaga
Courtesy of Moradavaga

Courtesy of Moradavaga Courtesy of Moradavaga Courtesy of Moradavaga Courtesy of Moradavaga +14

  • Architects

  • Localization

    Porto, Portugal
  • Area

    54.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016

Residential Building / Paula Santos

15:00 - 20 September, 2016
Residential Building / Paula Santos, © Alberto Plácido
© Alberto Plácido

© Alberto Plácido © Alberto Plácido © Alberto Plácido © Alberto Plácido +15