Winery / A.Burmester Arquitectos Associados

Winery / A.Burmester Arquitectos Associados

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Winery  · 
Alijó, Portugal
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project A.Burmester Arquitectos Associados
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
  • Project Architects

    Alexandre Burmester e Jorge Toscano
  • Collaborators

    Arq.o José Carlos Gonçalves, Arq.o Helder Magalhães e Arq.o Guilherme Burmester
  • Project Area

    3160.0 m2
  • Photographs

  • Landscape

    OF Arquitectos Associados - Arq.o Daniel Monteiro
  • Engineering

    Eng.o Civil Paulo Silva
  • Stability

    Eng.o Civil Armando Vale, Eng.o Civil Rodrigo Castro e Eng.a Civil Joana Teixeira
  • Plumbing

    Eng.o Civil Paulo Silva e Eng.o Civil Manuel Rodrigues
  • Electrical

    Eng.o Eletrotécnico Raúl Serafim e Eng.o Eletrotécnico Vasco Sampaio
  • Security

    Eng.a Eletrotécnica Maria da Luz Santiago
  • Mechanical

    Eng.o Mecânico Carlos Almeida
  • Streets

    Eng.a Civil Ana Araújo
  • Audit

  • Audit Direction

    Eng.o Carlos Almeida
  • Construction

    Eng.o Fiscal Nuno Veloso
  • Building Services

    Eng.o Fiscal António Pereira
  • Environment Control - Security Coordination

    Renato Silva
  • General Contract

  • Technical Drawing

    Eng.o Civil Miguel Catarino
  • Technical Direction

    Eng.o Civil Hugo Moura
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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Text description provided by the architects. The Gran Cruz Winery and Logistics Storage Center are on the Douro wine region, declared a World Heritage area. The ground was recovered from a degraded and garden area, which had served as a workplace for construction.

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

We developed a project in which the aesthetic and spatial options are guided by the functional aspects of the economic and procedure functions. It is an industrial unit dedicated to wine and wine storage from Douro and Porto. It works with grapes grown by over a thousand winemakers in the region, therefore it is a large building.

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
Winery Sections
Winery Sections

Taking advantage of a natural feature on the terrain, we have created different levels allowing us to draw upon gravity, in many cases, without implying a disproportionate increase in volume.

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

The project includes two wineries, the first of which will allow the production of wine from about 6,000 tons of grapes from about 1,000 growers of nearby municipalities, and the second dedicated to small amounts of Oporto and Douro wine of exceptional quality. It also offers a logistics storage center for 22 million liters of wine and brandy.

Site Plan
Site Plan

This is the most modern center for winemaking and logistics of its kind in Portugal, with the incorporation of innovation in all stages of the production process, with high quality and environmental gains. The image of the building helps strengthen the interest of Puerto Gran Cruz and solidify its brand of success in the future.

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

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Project location

Address: Presandães, 5070-129 Alijó, Portugal

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Cite: "Winery / A.Burmester Arquitectos Associados" [Adega Vinícola / A.Burmester Arquitectos Associados] 12 Jan 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Quintana, Lorena) Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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