We are currently in Beta version and updating this search on a regular basis. We’d love to hear your feedback here.

Santa Luzia Archeological Site Reception Building / Paula Santos Arquitectura

Santa Luzia Archeological Site Reception Building / Paula Santos Arquitectura

© Luís Ferreira Alves© Luís Ferreira Alves© Luís Ferreira Alves© Luís Ferreira Alves+ 12

More SpecsLess Specs
© Luís Ferreira Alves
© Luís Ferreira Alves

Text description provided by the architects. Enclosed archeological remains, in circular structures, settlements, in dark granite stone meticulously cut and diagonally prepared, in circles cut into the landscape.

© Luís Ferreira Alves
© Luís Ferreira Alves

The idea of an enclosed space, of a new structure hewn towards the interior, provided the project with a closed longitudinal body, in textured concrete, with three inner courtyards which afford intervals among the programmatic spaces. 

© Luís Ferreira Alves
© Luís Ferreira Alves

The higher reading of this volume translates this idea taken from the existing structures, now in a formal exercise and in a great stiffness of design.

© Luís Ferreira Alves
© Luís Ferreira Alves
Floor Plans
Floor Plans
© Luís Ferreira Alves
© Luís Ferreira Alves

The modular construction uses exposed concrete both indoors and in the exterior, with the inner surface which supports the building consisting of concrete poured in situ, and the outer surfaces consisting of prefabricated panels of textured concrete in large dimensions, as if they were great, moulded stones.

© Luís Ferreira Alves
© Luís Ferreira Alves

Project gallery

See allShow less

Project location

Address:Viana do Castelo District, Portugal

Click to open map
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
About this office
Cite: "Santa Luzia Archeological Site Reception Building / Paula Santos Arquitectura" [Recepção - Citânia de Santa Luzia / Paula Santos Arquitectura] 11 Jul 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/874930/santa-luzia-archeological-site-reception-building-paula-santos> ISSN 0719-8884

You've started following your first account!

Did you know?

You'll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.