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 Eduardo Souto de Moura, Valerio Olgiati, Jonathan Sergison and Camilo Rebelo. For more information, please go to the competition’s official website.
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, Belgium.
Porto 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, Portugal
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.”
Architects: Contaminar Arquitectos
Location: Leiria, Portugal
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
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra + Sergio Guerra
‘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’ premiers on March 4th. Stay tuned!
Architects: MJARC Architects Associated
Location: Mirandela, Portugal
Architects In Charge: Maria Joao Andrade, Ricardo Cordeiro
Area: 5400.0 sqm
Photographs: Joao Ferrand