Building Rehabilitation In Calcada do Lavra / Jorge Mealha

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Architects: Jorge Mealha
Location: Calçada do Lavra, , Portugal
Project Team: João Sítima (Site Works Leader), Rita Melancia (Project Leader), Teófilo Raposo, Gonçalo Silva, Pedro Hormigo, Ricardo Manaia
Completion: 2011
Photographs: João Morgado

 

Clara House / Inês Cortesão

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Architects: Inês Cortesão
Location: Vilar, Castro Daire,
Design Team: Luís Bonito, Marco dos Santos
Client: Carlos Morgado
Completion: 2008
Area: 108 sqm
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sérgio Guerra

Francisco De Arruda School / José Neves

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Architect: José Neves
Location: ,
Construction Year: 2009-2011
Collaborators: Rui Sousa Pinto, Ana Belo, André Matos, Filipe Cameira, Martim Enes Dias, Nuno Florêncio, Steven Evans, Vitor Quaresma; João Pernão, Maria Capelo
Landscape Architecture: F|C
Engineering: Betar, SM&LM, PEN, Natural Works
Client: Parque Escolar
Photographs: Laura Castro Caldas & Paulo Cintra, João Morgado

Beatriz Angelo Hospital / Saraiva + Associados & PINEARQ

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Architects: Saraiva + Associados - PINEARQ
Location: Av. Carlos Teixeira, Loures,
Design Team: Nuno Mona, Luís Francisco, Joana Peres, Rita Carvalho, Bruno Pereira, Paulo Sousa, Ricardo Gago, Maria João Moreira, Rafael Azriel, Manuela Tamborino, Vera , Rita Ribeiro, Mariana Lucena, Ana Ramos, Hugo Baptista, Rui Carvalho
Completion: 2012
Client: ConsisLoures Consortium
Total Plot Area: 166,000 sqm
Project Leader: Luís Barros
Photographer: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sérgio Guerra

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 – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

  

Outeiro House / EZZO

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Architects: EZZO
Location: , Portugal
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: ,
Promoter / Client: Metrodauq, Investimentos Imobiliários, SA
Construction Year: 2008–2010
Photographers: FG + SG  – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

Photovoltaic Factory and Offices / Quadrante Arquitectura

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

Gaia Ropeway Cablecar / Guedes + DeCampos

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Architecture: Guedes + DeCampos / Francisco Vieira de Campos & Cristina Guedes
Location: ,
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

House In Leiria / Aires Mateus - © FG+SG (Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra)

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: ,
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: Bruno Pica & Carla Pica
Location: ,
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 – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

House In Souto / Nelson Resende

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