Hotel MINHO Renewal and Expansion / ,i

© Nelson Garrido

Architects: Virgula i
Location: Vila Nova de Cerveira,
Project Lead Architect And Interior Design: JP Pereira
Design Team: Pedro Guedes, Teresa Aguiar and Pedro Durães Leite
Year: 2014
Photographs: Nelson Garrido, Eva Sousa

MoMA’s Pedro Gadanho on “Bringing Architectural Modernity Home”

“The celebrity of architects such as Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura has certainly contributed to Portuguese architecture’s increasing presence in the local press.” Image: Portuguese pavilion for Expo 98 – 1998 / Álvaro Siza. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

This article by Pedro Gadanho was originally published in Homeland: News From Portugal, the project created for Portugal’s national representation at the 2014 Venice Biennale.

Nobody doubts that, in large measures, 20th century modernity has been brought to one’s living room by the media. Sure, toasters and mass-produced carpets have offered a sense of domestic modernity fostered by ever-more accessible technologies. But newspapers, the radio, and TV sets have delivered the sense that one was immersed in the long revolution happening outside. Drawing from popular media, Martha Rosler’s “House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home” series (1967-1972) gave this idea a poignant visual expression. If newspapers carried home modernity’s many conflicts and tensions, life-style magazines completed the picture with alluring visions of how to make yourself and your environment become “modern.”

Zauia House / Mário Martins Atelier

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Architects: Mário Martins Atelier
Location: Vale da Lama, 8600 ,
Architect In Charge: Mario Martins
Design Team: Rui Duarte; Sónia Fialho; José Furtado; Rita Rocha
Technical Projects: Nuno Grave, Engenharia, Lda
Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

VA House / Atelier d’Arquitectura J. A. Lopes da Costa

© Manuel Aguiar

Architects: Atelier d’Arquitectura J. A. Lopes da Costa
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: José António Lopes da Costa, Tiago Meireles
Co Workers: Joana Jorge
Year: 2013
Photographs: Manuel Aguiar

Torre de Palma Wine Hotel / João Mendes Ribeiro

© do mal o menos – Eduardo Nascimento e João Fôja

Architects:
Location: 7450 , Portugal
Design Team: Luísa Bebiano (in the Wine Cellar and Cottar House buildings)
Year: 2014
Photographs: do mal o menos – Eduardo Nascimento e João Fôja

Pedreira Do Campo Urban Planning / M – Arquitectos

© Artur Silva

Architects: M – Arquitectos
Location: EN1-2A, 9580 ,
Architect In Charge: Arch. Fernando Monteiro
Design Team: Arch. Marco Resendes, Arch. Miguel Sousa, Arch. Diana Policarpo, Arch. Carolina Oliveira, Arch. Pedro Furtado, Arch. Maria Bento
Area: 500.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Artur Silva

Rosto do Cão House / M-Arquitectos

© Paulo Goulart

Architects: M-Arquitectos
Location: Ponta Delgada,
Partners: Fernando Monteiro, Marco Resendes, Miguel Sousa
Architect In Charge: Fernando Monteiro
Project Team: Marco Resendes, Miguel Sousa, Pedro Furtado, Diana Policarpo, Maria Melo Bento
Project Area: 240 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Paulo Goulart

JD House / Atelier d’Arquitectura J. A. Lopes da Costa

© Manuel Aguiar

Architects: Atelier d’Arquitectura J. A. Lopes da Costa
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: José António Lopes da Costa, Tiago Meireles
Co Workers: Joana Jorge
Year: 2013
Photographs: Manuel Aguiar

LOIOS Recovery / ODDA

© Joao Morgado

Architects: ODDA
Location: ,
Design Team: Diogo Brito, Rodrigo Vilas-Boas, Francisco Lencastre, Lourenço Menezes Rodrigues
Area: 2500.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Joao Morgado

White Attic / Diogo Passarinho + Duarte Caldas

© More is Better

Architects: Diogo Passarinho, Duarte Caldas
Location: Lisbon,
Area: 80.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: More is Better

House in Ovar / Nelson Resende

© ITS – Ivo Tavares Studio

Architects: Nelson Resende
Location: Ovar,
Area: 410.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: ITS – Ivo Tavares Studio

Pombal Castle’s Visitor Centre / COMOCO

© Fernando Guerra |

Architects: COMOCO
Location: , Portugal
Architect In Charge: Luís Miguel Correia, Nelson Mota, Susana Constantino
Area: 1200.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Social Center Luz Soriano / ARQX Architects

© Sonia Arrepia

Architects: ARQX Architects
Location: Rua 8 41, 4150-734 , Portugal
Architects In Charge: Miguel Meirinhos, Pedro da Graça Lopes
Area: 870.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Sonia Arrepia

Tomar Hill House / Contaminar Arquitectos

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Architects: Contaminar Arquitectos
Location: Tomar,
Architect In Charge: Joel Esperança, Ruben Vaz
Designer: Romeu Sousa
Collaboration: Frederico Louçano, Margarida Carrilho, Hugo Rainho
Area: 211.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Casa dos Caseiros / SAMF Arquitectos

© José Campos

Architects: SAMF Arquitectos
Location: ,
Area: 70.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: José Campos

playLAND / LIKEarchitects

© Dinis Sottomayor photography

Architects: LIKEarchitects
Location: 4940 , Portugal
Architect In Charge: Diogo Aguiar, João Jesus, Teresa Otto and João Salgueiro, Daniel Mudrak
Year: 2014
Photographs: Dinis Sottomayor photography

Sambade House / spaceworkers

© | FG+SG

Architects: spaceworkers
Location: , Portugal
Principal Architects: Henrique Marques & Rui Dinis
Collaborating Architects: Rui Rodrigues, Sérgio Rocha, Rui Miguel, Vasco Giesta, Pedro Silva
Engineering: Lino Correia Engenharia
Finance Director: Carla Duarte – cfo
Project Area: 1177 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Préau – Covered Patio in Elementary School / ARQX Architects

© Sónia Arrepia

Architects: ARQX Architects
Location: Rua Monção 8, 2605 Casal de Cambra,
Architect In Charge: Miguel Meirinhos , Pedro da Graça Lopes
Area: 286.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Sónia Arrepia