Tag: Portugal

Dental Clinic \ Paulo Merlini

Dental Clinic \ Paulo Merlini

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• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his architectural photography. Designed by Paulo Merlini, the project is a Dental Clinic located in Oporto, Portugal. The uncommon form, narrowness, vertical amplitude of the space and the two big glass façades placed on the main and back façade defined mainly the organization of the spaces. The reception […]

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Banking Branch in Leiria \ 2L Atelier Arquitectos

Banking Branch in Leiria \ 2L Atelier Arquitectos

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• February 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his latest architectural photography. Designed by 2L Atelier Arquitectos, the project is a banking branch located in Leiria, Portugal. With the purpose in requalifying an old building belonging to a derelict industrial area, this project proposes a new concept for a banking branch by presenting an innovative attendance […]

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Fire Station in Portugal \ Álvaro Siza Vieira

Fire Station in Portugal \ Álvaro Siza Vieira

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• February 22, 2013 • Comments (0)

Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira has completed the Volunteer Firefighters Barracks of Santo Tirso. The Firefighters barracks matches the CB1 Type program and is located in Quinta de Geão, at the lot 28, of 4770 m2. The building comprises a total gross area of 1173 m2 and lodges the support functions to the fire brigade. […]

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Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

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• February 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

Shared by ARCHMOV, an online platform of videos with the mission to promote Portuguese Architecture. This is their first video with subtitle in English for the Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes designed by Pitagoras Arquitectos. Check it out for our earlier story here.

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House in Odemira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Odemira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• February 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

The site is ncluded in Estate of Arrifóias, Odemira, Alentejo, where nature and topography have very specific features. The client seeks a solution that favors housing asset values and landscaped site. Respecting the site in its entirety, the project is total involvement with the natural surroundings. Was privileged contemplation of the landscape, adapting the volumetry […]

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Jarego House \ CVDB arquitectos

Jarego House \ CVDB arquitectos

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• January 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

The 2 storey house is located on an 8 x 40 meters (24 x 120 feet) lot in the historical urban fabric of the city of Cartaxo, Portugal. It presents itself as a white volume over a transparent ground floor. A central patio and a garden allow the light to enter the different spaces of […]

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House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• December 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his latest architectural photography. Designed by Vitor Vilhena Architects, this house is located in South of Portugal, Algarve, Tavira. Here the ocean peeks, while the 400 olive trees surround the house. An old building has to give place to a new one, keeping the two volume-footprint in the soft […]

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Three Courtyards House \ Miguel Marcelino

Three Courtyards House \ Miguel Marcelino

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The plot is located in the middle of a Santo Estevao, being the best views to the north with a lake and the skyline punctuated by cork oak trees. The house is organized in a compact volume of two floors, complemented by three courtyards all different in size and features. A first large courtyard, enclosed, […]

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House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

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• November 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

From a small lot with it’s unique implantation, this project has raised early on a couple of challenges… and along with them, ideas emerged. The box housing deviates from the gable to create a vertical yard (glass box), with a straight ladder connecting all floors, an allusion to the famous stairs of Alfama, running between […]

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Vilamoura Public Bikes \ AND-RÉ

Vilamoura Public Bikes \ AND-RÉ

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• November 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

AND-RÉ, constantly concerned with the urban mobility, environmental sustainability and urban quality lifestyle issues, enthusiastically accepted the challenge of developing the design of the Public Bikes for the Portuguese city of Vilamoura. The office was responsible for the overall design of the VILAMOURA PUBLIC BIKES, a system of shared bicycles which opened earlier this month. […]

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