Portimão Shading Structure / Atelier Cais

Portimão Shading Structure / Atelier Cais

Portimão Shading Structure   / Atelier Cais - Windows, Facade, CityscapePortimão Shading Structure   / Atelier Cais - WindowsPortimão Shading Structure   / Atelier Cais - Windows, FacadePortimão Shading Structure   / Atelier Cais - Image 6 of 38+ 38

  • Authors : Guilherme Bivar, Marta Pavão
  • Electric Project : Pedro Miguel da Luz Cortes
  • Structure : David Camões
  • Electrical Project : Pedro Miguel da Luz Cortes
  • City : Portimão
  • Country : Portugal
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Portimão Shading Structure   / Atelier Cais - Facade
© Francisco Nogueira

Text description provided by the architects. From the existing plot, there was a sunny playground with two paved grounds and several playground equipments. The project had the main goal of qualifying the playground, by offering a significant area of shade, so essential to the permanence of both children and parents in the park during summer months.

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© Francisco Nogueira
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© Francisco Nogueira

The shading structure is developed in the longitudinal direction of the square and is composed by 8 gantries, in which between it is fixed a micro-perforated screen. The colors used, white and terracotta, are the predominant colors of the landmark buildings of the surrounding.

Portimão Shading Structure   / Atelier Cais - Windows
© Francisco Nogueira

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Address:Praça da República, 8500 Portimão, Portugal

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Cite: "Portimão Shading Structure / Atelier Cais" 02 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/790534/portimao-shading-structure-coletivo-cais> ISSN 0719-8884

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