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School in Amora / Bak Gordon Arquitectos

School in Amora / Bak Gordon Arquitectos

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG+ 27

  • Collaborators:Luís Pedro Pinto, Nuno Velhinho, Pedro Serrazina, Sónia Silva, Vera Higino
  • Foundations, Structures And Hydraulics:Betar
  • Client:Parque Escolar
  • Areas:7205m2 construction area + 4775m2 refurbishment
  • Architect In Charge:Ricardo Bak Gordon
  • City:Amora
  • Country:Portugal
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© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Text description provided by the architects. Generally in our projects to modernize schools we have designed a new building for additional activities. The only one where we decided not to do this is in Amora. There we took the central building and identified empty areas where a library and an auditorium could be built, complementing the existing structure.


On the upper floor, administrative areas and teachers’ departments could be installed. Also the project adjusts and transforms the existing areas and we worked to organize the school’s external spaces.

© Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

This is reinforced by a covered walkway, a kind of ring around the site that links the various pavilions.


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Address:2845 Amora, Portugal

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Cite: "School in Amora / Bak Gordon Arquitectos" 03 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/521288/escola-secundaria-da-amora-ricardo-bak-gordon> ISSN 0719-8884

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