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Office Building in Arada / Nelson Resende

06:00 - 18 October, 2018
Office Building in Arada / Nelson Resende, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 58

  • Architects

  • Location

    R. da Nogueira, 3885 Arada, Portugal
  • Structure

    Sandra Leite
  • Area

    120.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

35 Fireplaces that Spark Architectural Interest

12:00 - 7 October, 2018
35 Fireplaces that Spark Architectural Interest, © Weiqi Jin
© Weiqi Jin

© Ralph Feiner © Adam Gibson © Lars Petter Pettersen © Thomas Heimann + 36

From the beginning of time, human beings have gathered around the fire. The first settlements and huts included in their interior a small bonfire to cook and maintain the heat of its inhabitants. This tradition has continued to the present, and chimneys and fireplaces have developed into the most varied designs and forms, providing possibilities both inside and outside a home.

To give you ideas for materials, structures, and spatial configurations, we present 35 remarkable meeting places around the fire.

Rio Mau House / Raulino Silva

06:00 - 4 October, 2018
Rio Mau House / Raulino Silva, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 38

  • Architect

  • Location

    Vila do Conde, Portugal
  • Team

    Raulino Silva, Daniela Amorim, Cátia Sampaio, João Mendes, Jorge Dias, Hélder Silva, Helena Eiras
  • Engineer

    Jorge Alves
  • Area

    300.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Atlantic Pavilion / Valdemar Coutinho

09:00 - 23 September, 2018
Atlantic Pavilion / Valdemar Coutinho, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 57

17 Unconventional Stair Railings To Inspire Your Next Project

12:00 - 2 September, 2018
17 Unconventional Stair Railings To Inspire Your Next Project, © Mark Cocksedge
© Mark Cocksedge

Cortesía de Olgooco Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh © Tomas Balej © Fran Parente © Christian Richters + 18

Guardrails and handrails are two elements that are often confused. While the first is used to close a space and prevent a person from falling, the second is a support bar for balance. Normally standard solutions are used for both elements, but with an attractive design, they can become standout details in a project.

For inspiration on materials, structures, and details of guardrails and handrails, here are 17 notable examples.

The Loquat Tree House / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

05:00 - 17 August, 2018
The Loquat Tree House / Machado Igreja Arquitectos, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 30

10 Unconventional Plywood Projects That Show The Bright Future of 20th Century Materials

08:00 - 27 July, 2018
Courtesy of PRODUCE Workshop
Courtesy of PRODUCE Workshop

Sold in standard 4 foot wide sheets since 1928, plywood has been a staple of conventional construction for nearly a century. Dimensionally strong, easily cut, lightweight and capable of creating an effective barrier, plywood and other engineered panels like OSB, particle board, and MDF is ubiquitous, particularly for their use as sheathing material in balloon and timber frame construction systems. Boats, airplanes and even automobile frames have historically been built out of plywood, predating (or replacing) steel, aluminum, and fiberglass. As a simple material capable of being manipulated and shaped in a wide variety of ways, sheet ply was also favored in furniture and architectural designs by modernists including Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, Alvar Aalto, and Marcel Breuer.

Courtesy of Pablo Esteban Zamorano Courtesy of AREA and Electrotexture Lab © Rien van Rijthoven © Rien van Rijthoven + 27

Spotlight: Eduardo Souto de Moura

12:30 - 25 July, 2018
Spotlight: Eduardo Souto de Moura, Casa das Histórias Paula Rego. Image © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
Casa das Histórias Paula Rego. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Eduardo Souto de Moura (born 25 July 1952), the Portuguese architect that won the 2011 Pritzker Prize, is known for designs that are formally simple yet serious and at times, dramatic, created through his thoughtful use of colors and materials. His architecture is both versatile and consistent, contextual yet universal, and rarely affected by current trends or styles.

Braga Municipal Stadium. Image © Leonardo Finotti Venice Biennale Pavilion 2012. Image © Nico Saieh Burgo Tower. Image © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG Convento Das Bernardas. Image © Luis Ferreira Alves + 21

Gentleman / 3r Ernesto Pereira

01:00 - 25 July, 2018
Gentleman / 3r Ernesto Pereira, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vila do Conde, Portugal
  • Architect in Charge

    Ernesto Pereira
  • Design Team

    Tiago Pedrosa Martins, Daniela Leitão, Savitri Ciavattini
  • Area

    65.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Space-Saving Solutions: 33 Creative Storage Ideas

12:00 - 15 July, 2018
Space-Saving Solutions: 33 Creative Storage Ideas, © Federico Villa
© Federico Villa

© Hey! Cheese © Kat Lu © Hey! Cheese © Kai Nakamura + 34

The lack of storage space is a recurrent problem in homes. In most cases, residual spaces or uncomfortable corners are used to solve the lack of shelves, drawers, and closets. To efficiently incorporate these type of spaces into your designs, here are 33 remarkable storage examples.

Vila do Conde Apartment / Raulino Silva Arquitecto

03:00 - 13 July, 2018
Vila do Conde Apartment / Raulino Silva Arquitecto, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Vila do Conde, Portugal
  • Team

    Raulino Silva, Daniela Amorim, João Mendes, Hélder Silva, Cátia Sampaio
  • Area

    120.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Musico Iturbi / Roberto Di Donato Architecture

15:00 - 9 July, 2018
Musico Iturbi / Roberto Di Donato Architecture, © Joao Morgado
© Joao Morgado

© Joao Morgado © Joao Morgado © Joao Morgado © Joao Morgado + 55

The Capela do Monte Through the Lens of João Morgado

06:00 - 5 July, 2018
The Capela do Monte Through the Lens of João Morgado, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

Portuguese architectural photographer João Morgado shared with us a series of images from Álvaro Siza's latest project, the Capela do Monte. This chapel is located in Barão de São João, in the Algarve region of Portugal. Part of the Monte da Charneca complex, Capela do Monte was commissioned in 2016 by a Swiss-American couple residing there.

Inaugurated in March of this year, the sandy colored, 10.34 x 6.34-meter structure was built at the highest point of a hill and can only be accessed by foot. Its monolithic geometry suggests, from outside, a serenity from the inner space. The wooden furniture within the chapel were all designed by Siza and manufactured by Serafim Pereira Simões Successors of Porto.

Church of S. Tiago de Antas / Hugo Correia

03:00 - 2 July, 2018
Church of S. Tiago de Antas / Hugo Correia, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 63

  • Architect

    Hugo Correia
  • Location

    Antas, 4760 Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
  • Area

    1000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographer

    João Morgado

Spotlight: Álvaro Siza

05:30 - 25 June, 2018
Spotlight: Álvaro Siza, The Building on the Water. Image © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG
The Building on the Water. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

One of the most highly regarded architects of his generation, Portugese architect Álvaro Siza (born 25 June 1933) is known for his sculptural works that have been described as "poetic modernism." When he was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1992, Siza was credited as being a successor of early modernists: the jury citation describes how "his shapes, molded by light, have a deceptive simplicity about them; they are honest."

The Building on the Water. Image © Fernando Guerra |  FG+SG Expo'98 Portuguese National Pavilion. Image © Flickr user Pedro Moura Pinheiro Fundação Iberê Camargo. Image © Grazielle Bruscato Leça Swimming Pools. Image © <a href='https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Swimming_Pool_Piscinas_de_Mar%C3%A9s_Le%C3%A7a_da_Palmeira_by_%C3%81lvaro_Siza_foto_Christian_G%C3%A4nshirt.jpg'>Wikimedia user Christian Gänshirt</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en'>CC BY-SA 4.0</a> + 15

Small Cafe Designs: 20 Aspirational Examples in Plan & Section

14:00 - 17 June, 2018
Small Cafe Designs: 20 Aspirational Examples in Plan & Section, © Yu Cheng
© Yu Cheng

Cortesía de xm3 Cortesía de Andrés Jaque Cortesía de Office AIO Cortesía de I Like Design Studio + 59

The interior design of a coffee shop can make-or-break an establishment. With an inviting design, you can transform drinking a simple cup of coffee into a wonderful experience. However, when you only have a few square meters and various machines and properties to distribute, finding an efficient configuration is not easy.

To help you make better use of small spaces, below we have gathered a selection of 20 small cafe projects alongside their design drawings.

Rammed Earth Construction: 15 Exemplary Projects

12:00 - 13 May, 2018
© Nic Lehoux Photography
© Nic Lehoux Photography

© Iwan Baan © Stefan Müller © Norman Müller © Filip Dujardin + 19

This week, we're highlighting a selection of the best images of projects built using rammed earth. These 15 works show the attractive aesthetic finish created by the superposition of multiple layers of compressed soil. Despite having been neglected as a construction technique for years, this type of construction is now experiencing a renaissance in architecture. Read on for a selection of images from prominent photographers such as Filip Dujardin, João Morgado, and Nic Lehoux.

Embassy of Egypt / PROMONTORIO

09:00 - 27 March, 2018
Embassy of Egypt / PROMONTORIO, © João Morgado
© João Morgado

© João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado © João Morgado + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Av. Dom Vasco da Gama, 1400 Lisbon, Portugal
  • Authors

    Paulo Martins Barata, João Luís Ferreira, Paulo Perloiro, Pedro Appleton, João Per-loiro
  • Area

    1510.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs