BE House / spaceworkers

© – architectural photography

Architects: spaceworkers
Location: , Portugal
Architects In Charge: Henrique Marques e Rui Dinis
Project Team: Rui Rodrigues, Sérgio Rocha, Daniel Neto, Vasco Giesta e José Carlos
Project Area: 800 sqm
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: FG+SG – architectural photography

Video: Three Courtyards House / Miguel Marcelino Architect

Our friends from Archmov shared their latest video with us. Three Courtyards House was designed by Miguel Marcelino Architect and completed in 2012 in Benavente, Portugal.

Afife Houses / António Fernandez Architects

© – architectural photography

Architects: António Fernandez Architects
Location: Afife, Portugal
Project Team: António Fernandez, Ema Rosmaninho
Client: Construções Adelino Figueiredo, Lda.
Project Area: 1,448 sqm
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: FG+SG – Architectural Photography

Redevelopment of the Praia dos Moinhos Beach / M-Arquitectos

© Paulo Goulart

Architects: M-Arquitectos
Location: ,
Architects In Charge: Fernando Monteiro, Marco Resendes, Miguel Sousa
Collaborators: Diana Policarpo, Pedro Cordeiro
Area: 1025.0 m2
Year: 2007
Photography: Paulo Goulart

Two Houses in Monção / João Paulo Loureiro

© José Campos

Architects: João Paulo Loureiro
Location: Monção,
Year: 2013
Photographs: José Campos

U8 International Competition: The Unknown Porto

Revista Unidade recently announced their international competition “The Unknown Porto”. The main goal is to convert an industrial ruin into a service station, serving the national road of Portugal.

Registration for the competition will end May 17 and the jury includes , Valerio Olgiati, Jonathan Sergison and Camilo Rebelo. For more information, please go to the competition’s official website.

Centro De Artes Nadir Afonso / Louise Braverman

© FG +SG

Architects: Louise Braverman
Location: Boticas, Portugal
Design Team: Artur Afonso, John Gillham, Yugi Hsiao, Jing Liu, Snow Liu, Medha Singh
Local Architect: Paulo Pereira Almeida
Area: 1858.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: FG +SG Architectural Photography

Constell.ation / LIKEarchitects

© FG+SG – architectural photography

Architects: LIKEarchitects
Location: Lisbon,
Project Team: Diogo Aguiar, João Jesus, Teresa Otto e Álvaro Villa, Tania Costa Coll
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: FG+SG – architectural photography

AD Round Up: The Architecture Photography of Fernando Guerra

Ílhavo Maritime Museum Extension / ARX . Image Courtesy of FG+SG – Fernando Guerra

Today, we’d like to commemorate the captivating architectural photography of Fernando Guerra. The Portuguese architect-turned-photographer’s work has graced our webpages many times since he began his career in 2001. In a recent interview with Paperhouses, he recalls the evolution of his aspiration to capture decisive architectural moments. Here are five of our favorites: Cube HouseAlcácer do Sal Residences, House in Fontinha, the Pocinho Center for High Performance Rowing, and the Ílhavo Maritime Museum Extension.

White Wolf Hotel / AND-RÉ

© João Soares

Architects: AND-RÉ
Location: Penafiel,
Architect In Charge: Bruno André, Francisco Salgado Ré
Design Team: Adalgisa Lopes, Ana Matias, João Fernandes, Pedro Costa, Sandra Paulo, Sofia Mota Silva
Year: 2013
Photographs: João Soares

Aires Mateus Chosen to Design University of Architecture, Tournai

Courtesy of

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, .

Exhibition: Porto Poetic

Poetic, an exhibition covering the career and work of notable portuguese architects, started March 6 and will keep on going until April 13. The exhibition, which includes the work of Pritzker Prize winners Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura, will show sketches, plans, models and photographs of their most important work.

The exhibition will include a conference by Siza, Souto de Moura and Francesco Dal Co on April 3rd. The complete program and conference schedule can be downloaded here (in Portuguese).

Title: Exhibition: Porto Poetic
From: Thu, 06 Mar 2014
Until: Sun, 13 Apr 2014
Venue: Galeria Municipal Almeida Garrett
Address: Porto,

Ines Lobo Wins 2014 arcVision Women and Architecture Prize

Francisco Rodrigues Lobo Secondary School / Inês Lobo Arquitectos. Image © Leonardo Finotti

Portuguese Architect Ines Lobo has won the second edition of the arcVision Prize – Women and Architecture, an international social architecture award instituted by the Italcementi Group. Commended by the jury for being a “versatile architect,” Lobo has built a reputation for “creatively attacking complex architectural problems” at a variety of scales “within the existing urban fabric.”

The Hill Cork House / Contaminar Arquitectos

© FG+SG - + Sergio Guerra

Architects: Contaminar Arquitectos
Location: Leiria,
Architects In Charge: Joel Esperança (Architect), Ruben Vaz (Architect), Romeu Sousa (Designer)
Collaborators: Frederico Louçano, Hugo Rainho, Margarida Carrilho, Emanuela Quinta
Area: 653.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra + Sergio Guerra

Elderly Residential Building / Atelier Lopes da Costa

© Manuel Aguiar

Architects: Atelier Lopes da Costa
Location: Santo Tirso, Portugal
Architect In Charge: José António Lopes da Costa, Tiago Meireles
Year: 2013
Photographs: Manuel Aguiar

Kalorias – Children’s Space / estúdio AMATAM

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Architects: estúdio AMATAM
Location: , Portugal
Area: 410 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of estúdio AMATAM

Sneak Peek: Canal 180 and ArchDaily Present I LIKE Series

‘I Like’ is an original series on architecture and spatial intervention, developed in a collaboration between Canal 180 and LIKEarchitects atelier.

‘I Like’ is a multicolored urban kaleidoscope that reveals some of the most amazing architectural interventions in the world, in a series of 11 episodes organized by color.

‘I Like’ color is a chromatic experiment and spatial exercise curated by Diogo Aguiar and Teresa Otto.

‘I Like’ premiers on March 4th. Stay tuned!

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House Quinta Do Carvalheiro / GSMM Architetti

© FS + SG

Architects: GSMM Architetti
Location: São Francisco da Serra,
Architects In Charge: Giorgio Santagostino, Monica Margarido
Area: 120.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: FS + SG