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  5. Eduardo Souto de Moura
  6. 2013
  7. Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo / Eduardo Souto de Moura

Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo / Eduardo Souto de Moura

  • 01:00 - 6 August, 2013
Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo / Eduardo Souto de Moura
Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo / Eduardo Souto de Moura, © Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Viana do Castelo, Portugal
  • Collaborators

    Diogo Guimarães, , Ricardo Rosa Santos, João Queiróz e Lima, Jana Scheibner, Luis Peixoto, Manuel Vasconcelos, Tiago Coelho
  • Area

    8706.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Structural Consultants

    G.O.P.
  • Electrical Consultants

    G.O.P.
  • Mechanical Consultants

    G.O.P.
  • Client

    City Hall of Viana do Castelo
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

The building is implanted in the zone foreseen in the plan, aligned in the south side with one of the buildings projected by Architect Fernando Távora.

Section 03
Section 03

In front of the North elevation it is foreseen an arborized square with alleys that mark the entries of the Pavilion. In this square will exist a slope that will make the access to level -1.

© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

Formally the building is defined by a table where an aluminium box and every necessary equipments to the function of the diferent activities promoted in it's interior will be placed.

© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

The whole image intends to be associated with the naval architecture, existing a relation with the image of the "Gil Eanes" ship.

© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

The multipurpose Pavilion will be a space directed to cultural and sport events.

© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

The main accesses will be situated in the North and South extremities. The service entrances will be made in the other elevations.

Level -01 Plan
Level -01 Plan

It's interior will be ample and permeable, existing the possibility of viewing the sea from the entrance floor.

© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
© Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

It is pretended that it's transparency will be able to make it as lighter as possible in relation to the other buildings.

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo / Eduardo Souto de Moura" 06 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/412054/cultural-center-of-viana-do-castelo-eduardo-souto-de-moura/> ISSN 0719-8884