3 Houses 3 Sisters / Inês Cortesão + José Pedro Caetano

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Architects: Inês Cortesão + José Pedro Caetano
Location: São João do Campo, ,
Design Team: Luís Bonito, Marco dos Santos
Client: Conceição, Rosa e Glória Cortesão
Completion: 2009
Structural Engineer: Luís Godinho
Area: 430 sqm
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sérgio Guerra

Baixa House / Jose Adriao Arquitectos

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Architects: José Adriao Architects
Location: Rua Dos Fanqueiros, 73-85, Lisboa,
Completion: 2011
Client: Private
Gross Floor Area: 1 391,70 sqm
Design Team: Tiago Mota, Luis Valente, Rui Didier, Carla Gonçalves, João Albuquerque Matos, Margarida Lameiro, Ricardo Aboim Inglez, Rute Ribeiro, Sara Jardim
Photographs: FG+SG, Sergio Guerra

  

Outeiro House / EZZO

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Architects: EZZO
Location: ,
Completion: 2011
Total Area: 165 sqm
Photographs: João Ferrand

Troia Peninsula Housing / Quadrante Arquitectura

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Architecture: Quadrante Arquitectura – João Rainha Castro
Location: , Portugal
Promoter / Client: Metrodauq, Investimentos Imobiliários, SA
Construction Year: 2008–2010
Photographers: FG + SG  – , Sergio Guerra

Photovoltaic Factory and Offices / Quadrante Arquitectura

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Architecture: Quadrante Arquitectura – João Rainha Castro
Location: Moura, Portugal
Collaborators: João Rainha Castro
Promoter / Client: Acciona Solar
Project Year: 2006
Construction Year: 2007
Photographers: FG+SG, Sergio Guerra

Gaia Ropeway Cablecar / Guedes + DeCampos

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Architecture: Guedes + DeCampos / Francisco Vieira de Campos & Cristina Guedes
Location: , Portugal
Coordinator: Francisco Vieira de Campos
Project Team: Francisco Lencastre, Cristina Maximino, Adalgisa Lopes, Joana Miguel, Inês Ferreira, Pedro Costa, Ana Matias, Ana Leite Fernandes, António Ferreira, João Pontes, Luís Campos, Mariana Sendas, Tiago Souto Castro, Miguel Brochado, Pedro Azevedo
Date of Construction: 2009-2011
Area: 2,931 sqm (2,520 sqm Upper Station | 411 sqm Lower Station)
Photographer: Alberto Plácido

MPA Building / Lousinha Arquitectos

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Architects: Lousinha Arquitectos – Paulo Lousinha
Location: Porto,
Architect Team: José Miguel Figueiredo, Marco Capela, Bruno Vieira
Engineer: Torção-E; J.Granjo; Rui Remoaldo
Completion: 2011
Total Area: 9,913 sqm
Photographs: Luís Ferreira Alves

Lisbon Architecture School faces Closure

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Last May, Portugal became the third country within the 17-country eurozone in need of a financial rescue to avoid bankruptcy, following Greece and Ireland. Unemployment within the country has climbed up to 14.8 percent as the recession has brought harsh conditions to architects and architecture students alike. Now, the prestigious Faculty of Architecture at the Technical University of Lisbon (UTL), one that has fostered many great architects such as João Luis Carrilho da Graça and Manuel Aires Mateus, may be forced to close its doors.

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Monte Alentejano Housing / Quadrante Arquitectura

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Architecture: Quadrante Arquitectura – João Rainha Castro
Location: Grândola,
Collaborators: João Rainha Castro
Promoter / Client: Particular
Project year: 2005–2006
Construction Year: 2008
Photographers: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

Furadouro Complex / Claudio Sat Unipessoal lda

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Architect: Claudio Sat, Unipessoal, lda
Location: , Óbidos, Portugal
Project Team: Pedro Cancela, Gisela Ferreira, Ricardo Porfírio
Final design: Ana Duarte Pinto – João Manuel Alves, arquitectos lda
Project Team: Diana Parracho, Mariana Pimentel, Nuno Amaro, Manuel Vacas
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

Apartment Rehabilitation in Lisbon / Bruno Pica & Carla Pica

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Architects:
Location: Lisbon,
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: David Pereira

Modernisation of Sebastião da Gama School / RCJV

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Architects: RCJV – Ricardo Carvalho & Joana Vilhena Arquitectos
Location: , Portugal
Team: Joana Vilhena, Ricardo Carvalho, José Maria Rhodes Sérgio, José Roque, Francisco Costa and SebastiãoTaquenho
Year: 2008 – 2010
Photographs: João Morgado

Amareleja Photovoltaic Central / Quadrante Arquitectura

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Architecture: Quadrante Arquitectura – JoãoRainha Castro
Location: Moura,
Collaborators: João Rainha Castro_Sílvia Morais
Promoter/Client: Amper Central Solar, SA / Acciona Solar
Construction Year: 2008-2010
Photographers: FG+SG, Sergio Guerra

House In Souto / Nelson Resende

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Architects: Nelson Resende
Location: Rua de Violetas, 125, Cabomonte, Souto, Santa Maria da Feira,
Completion: 2011
Structures: Miguel Pinho, Civil Engineer
Infrastructure: Miguel Pinho, Engineer
Electrical Infrastructures: António Amorim, Electrical Engineer
Photographs: FG+SG – , Sergio Guerra

 

House Colunata / Mario Martins

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Architect: Mario Martins
Location: Lagos, Algarve,
Project Years: 2007-2011
Design Team: Ana Rocha, Filipa Santos, Fernanda Pereira, Rui Saavedra
Technical projects: Palma & Franco, Lda
Photographers: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

House In Lagos / Mario Martins

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Architect: Mario Martins
Location: , Portugal
Project Years: 2007-2010
Design Team: Rui Duarte, Sonia Fialho, Rita Rocha, Paulo Baptista
Photography: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

BIOMED – Biomedical Research Center / AND-RÉ

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Representing the consolidation of high sustainability concerns, wise program organization criteria, and a strong iconographic language the Biomedical Research Center proposal by AND-RÉ associates a conventional and regular structural system. The pillars and beams are designed under an orthogonal metric of porches of standard sizing, thus allowing a rigorous organization of the interior – with one exterior covering skin covering made of metallic surface modules. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Alvito Complex / Claudio Sat Unipessoal lda

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Architect: Claudio Sat, Unipessoal, lda
Location: , , Portugal
Project Team: Pedro Cancela, Gisela Ferreira, Ricardo Porfírio
Final design: Ana Duarte Pinto – João Manuel Alves, arquitectos lda
Project Team: Diana Parracho, Mariana Pimentel, Nuno Amaro, Manuel Vacas
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra