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Pedreira Do Campo Urban Planning / M - Arquitectos

  • 01:00 - 17 November, 2014
Pedreira Do Campo Urban Planning / M - Arquitectos
Pedreira Do Campo Urban Planning  / M - Arquitectos, © Artur Silva
© Artur Silva

© Artur Silva © Artur Silva © Artur Silva © Artur Silva + 37

  • Architects

    M - Arquitectos
  • Location

    EN1-2A, 9580 Vila Do Porto, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Arch. Fernando Monteiro
  • Design Team

    Arch. Marco Resendes, Arch. Miguel Sousa, Arch. Diana Policarpo, Arch. Carolina Oliveira, Arch. Pedro Furtado, Arch. Maria Bento
  • Area

    500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Stability And Infrastructure

    Eng. Ricardo Pacheco
  • Construction

    José Artur Cruz Leal Unipessoal, Lda
  • Client

    Secretaria Regional Do Ambiente E Do Mar
  • More Specs Less Specs
© Artur Silva
© Artur Silva

Text description provided by the architects. The plan lies on a very particular geological site, known for its fossils abundance. For its scientific and educational environment, Pedreira do Campo is considered a natural monument. Therefore, the project look up for maintain it identify, and, for that motive, we considered two different walkways, one of which planned by us for contemplation purposes of the site, while the other is integrated on an existing one, maintaining its memory and identify. The first path slightly touches the rocky ground, as a form to avoid is presence at is minimum, whose wooden structure reveals intention to merge on the site.

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

The slightness and organic walkway creates a nodal point, improving the geographical site itself whose structure ends on a fantastic viewpoint to the sea.

© Artur Silva
© Artur Silva

The walkway wooden handrail is not just safer for the guests but punctually exhibits information panels about the site. Using structural solid wood on the walkway exploits a better integration, and actually, comes as a result from a detailed urban planning to take advantage of its landscapes and its geological site.

© Artur Silva
© Artur Silva
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Pedreira Do Campo Urban Planning / M - Arquitectos" 17 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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