Xieira House II / A2 + Arquitectos

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Architects: A2 + Arquitectos – Sara Oliveira, Marco Guarda
Location: ,
Completion: 2011
Area: 520 sqm
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

   

House of Agostos / Pedro Domingos Arquitectos

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Architects: Pedro Domingos Arquitectos
Location: Santa Barbara-de-Nexe, Faro,
Project Team: Celia Faria, Humberto Dias, Sonia Carvalheiro
Completion: 2011
Engineering: Luis Santos Palma, JAC, João Teixeira da Silva
Built Área: 200 sqm (house) + 900 sqm (landscape)
Cost: 250,000 Euros
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

Atelier de Jardim AS / Atelier Carvalho Araújo

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Architects: Atelier Carvalho Araújo – José Manuel Carvalho Araújo
Location: Vale do Ave,
Design Team: Joel Moniz, Filipe Russel, Hugo Melo
Completion: 2010
Photographs: Hugo Carvalho Araújo

Maia Commercial Gallery / 100 Planos Arquitectura

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Architects: 100 Planos Arquitectura
Location: , Portugal
Completion: 2012
Photographs: Bruno Aguiar

  

Lagarteiro Neighborhood: Urban Renewal of Public Space / Domitianus Arquitectura

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The public space project by of this unique urban neighbourhood comes at a time of re-foundation of the modern process, reflecting in its urban structure the main issues from the time it was done. In this housing complex, their design overcomes the idea of urban center, and instead, long sets of “bands” are adapting along the road structure, promoting advances and setbacks of buildings or misalignments in the implementation of several blocks, situations diversity, which take on greater meaning when incorporated into the structure of green frame. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Lar Casa de Magalhaes / Atelier Carvalho Araújo

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Architects: Atelier Carvalho Araújo – José Manuel Carvalho Araújo
Location: , Portugal
Client: C. M. de Ponte de Lima – Casa do Povo
Design Team: Joel Moniz, Alexandre Branco, Sandra Ferreira, Mónica Peixoto, Liliana Costa, Ana Vilar, Lília Costa, Nuno Vieira, Filipe Russell
Completion: 2010
Photographs: Hugo Carvalho Araújo

  

Centro de Artes do Carnaval / José Neves

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José Neves recenlty won the first prize in the competition for the project of the Centro de Artes do Carnaval in the city of , . The jury noted that the design organizes the spaces for public use in an optimal way, allowing for a visitor’s path which is logical, organized and consequential. The proposal suggests the building as a unifying idea for the site starting from a balance between the contest specifications and the site characteristics, an innovative approach to the Slaughter House building, a relevant interpretation of the existing urban language and the consequent formulation of an architectural language which reinvents the site. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Vidago Palace & Spa / Alvaro Siza

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Portuguese photographer Nelson Garrido shared with us one of the most recents projects by Pritzker laureate architect Alvaro Siza in , . According to the client itself, “in stark contrast to the main building’s Belle Epoque opulence, The Spa is a minimalist oasis of clean lines and white marble. Designed by acclaimed architect Alvero Siza-Vieira, the modern, zen-like space has a distinctly calming quality which promotes an immediate sense of well-being – even before a single treatment has been enjoyed.”

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Galeria Mario Sequeira / Atelier Carvalho Araújo

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Architects: Atelier Carvalho Araújo – José Manuel Carvalho Araújo
Location: , Portugal
Client: Mário Sequeira
Design Team: Nuno Capa, Raul Carvalhai
Photographs: Pedro Lobo

  

S. Roque House I / Bruno Armando Gomes Marques

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Architects: Bruno Armando Gomes Marques
Location: S. Roque, Municipality of ,
Contributors: Architect Gonçalo Freitas, Architect Rita Cunha
Designers of expertise: Ponte Urbana, Ltd
Completion: 2011
Photographs: Miguel Coelho

Porto Covo Palace / Frederico Valsassina

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Architects: Frederico Valsassina 
Location: Rua de S.Domingos à Lapa, Lisboa,
Client: Companhia de Seguros Lusitânia
Completion: 2009
Construction Area: 2,300 sqm
Team: Sofia Salazar Leite, João Torres, Rita Amado
Landscape Architecture: Proap
Structure and foundations: JSJ
Special Technical Facilities: Joule / GET
Hydraulic plans: Ductos
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

   

GA House / Samf

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Architects: Samf – Sara Antunes, Mário Ferreira Arquitectos
Location: ,
Total Area: 252 sqm
Photographs: Thorsten Humpel

Sao Cirilo Community Center / Nuno Valentim Arquitectura

© João Ferrand & Mariana Themudo

Architects: Nuno Valentim Arquitectura - Nuno Valentim, Frederico Eça
Location: Rua Barão de Forrester, Porto,
Collaborators: Paola Monzio, Joana Sarmento, Margarida Ramos
Completion: 2008
Area: 2215 sqm
Photographs: João Ferrand, Mariana Themudo 

   

Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro Secondary School / Sousa Santos Architects

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Architects: Sousa Santos Architects
Location: Caldas da Rainha,
Design Team: Jorge Sousa Santos, Bruno Ferraz, Patricia Costa, Ismael Prata, Sofia Oliveira, Vítor Ribeiro
Client: Parque Escola
Completion: 2010
Photographs: João Morgado

Capela Creu / Nuno Valentim Arquitectura

© João Ferrand

Architects: Nuno Valentim Arquitectura – Nuno Valentim, Frederico Eça
Location: Rua Oliveira Monteiro, 562, Porto,
Area: 45 sqm
Photographs: João Ferrand

House in Serra de Freita / Oficina d’Arquitectura

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Architects: Oficina d’Arquitectura – Florêncio da Costa, José Pinho
Location: Serra de Freita, , Portugal
Building Area: 316 sqm
Photographs: Oficina d’Arquitectura

 

Funeral of Matosinhos / Luísa Valente

© Rui Correia

Architects: Luísa Valente

Location: Matosinhos,
Completion: 2009
Photographs: Rui Correia

Castelo Novo Castle / COMOCO

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Architects: COMOCO
Location: Castelo Novo, ,
Client: Fundão Municipality
Engineering: Direcção-Geral dos Edifícios e Monumentos Nacionais (DGEMN)
Site Area: 3,650 sqm
Completion: 2008
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra