Tag: Portugal

Fraunhofer Portugal \ Pedra Silva Architects

Fraunhofer Portugal \ Pedra Silva Architects

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Pedra Silva Architects have just completed the new office for the german institute Fraunhofer in Oporto, Portugal. Fraunhofer Portugal is a non-profit private research association and is part of the German Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the largest organization for applied research in Europe. Although not familiar to the general public, Fraunhofer is responsible for many important innovations, including, […]

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Called Nata \ Gonçalo Campos

Called Nata \ Gonçalo Campos

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• August 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portuguese designer Gonçalo Campos has recently created Called Nata. Called Nata (the Portuguese word for cream) referring to it’s pale white color and its classic dinnerware look. This is a lamp made from an old shape, discontinued, found at a ceramics factory. The fact that this shape ceases to be interesting and its production stopped, […]

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Arquitectos Anonimos - Bridges 2011

Arquitectos Anonimos – Bridges 2011

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• July 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Arquitectos Anónimos ® will present a scientific paper on COMPUTATIONALLY DRIVEN ARCHITECTURES as part of working processes applied to their latest projects: at Bridges 2011 Math Art International Conference, 28th July (Coimbra-Portugal). + More info at bridgesmathart.org. + Works by Arquitectos Anónimos on +MOOD

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Green Building - Madan Technology Center | Forward

Green Building – Madan Technology Center | Forward

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• June 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Green Building – Madan Technology Center stands as a benchmark for sustainability and energy efficiency within the national context. The project makes recourse to innovative solutions to meet the demands of a new environmental paradigm. Green Building – Madan Technology Center was planned by the Forward architectural firm following a commission by the Association of […]

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Pano Candleholders | Gonçalo Campos + Maria Bruno Néo

Pano Candleholders | Gonçalo Campos + Maria Bruno Néo

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• June 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portuguese designer Gonçalo Campos, in collaboration with Maria Bruno Néohas recently has created Pano Candleholders. A collection of candle holders in porcelain, made in a very unusual way, called Pano (the Portuguese word for cloth). These are made by using cotton fabric as the temporary structure to hold the porcelain and at the end of […]

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Pap by Paularte

Pap by Paularte

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• June 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Pap is the first piece of furniture launched in the 2011 collection by Projecto Martins. Designed by architect Maria Manuel Oliveira, the bookcase is now being presented and marketed in Portugal and abroad. Whe designing Pap, Maria Manuel Oliveira wanted to reinterpret a piece of furniture that existed in living rooms or libraries to store […]

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Interior Lifestyle Tokyo 2011: SIMPLEFORMSDESIGN

Interior Lifestyle Tokyo 2011: SIMPLEFORMSDESIGN

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• May 22, 2011 • Comments (2)

SIMPLEFORMSDESIGN will present their latest minimal creations at Interior Lifestyle Tokyo 2011 during 1-3 June. SIMPLEFORMSDESIGN was founded in 2004 by two designers: Alzira Peixoto and Carlos Mendonça. Design, innovation, functionality and quality are the driving concepts in the creation and development of every new collection and every new product. In SIMPLEFORMSDESIGN past and future, […]

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Guest House | Paratelier

Guest House | Paratelier

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• May 12, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Portugal, the recently completed Guest House by PARATELIER designed to integrate into the area of sand dunes near the Atlantic Ocean, it functions as a temporary house for guests, parking area and agricultural storage for agricultural activities. Location In the vast nature reserve of “pinhal da Comporta” recognized for its typical coastal habitat of […]

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New book by JMB : Marini Bragança - Obras e Projectos

New book by JMB : Marini Bragança – Obras e Projectos

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• March 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

Earlier this month, we featured one of the Portuguese architect José Marini Bragança’s (JMB) work – Party Hall, this project is actually published in the architect’s recent launched monograph, published by Caleidoscópio. For this book, it is printed in Portuguese and English versions, and is covering JMB‘s past built and competition projects from a small […]

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Small Big AP | metroquadrado®

Small Big AP | metroquadrado®

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• March 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portugal-based young architecture and graphic design office metroquadrado® has completed the refurbishment project Small Big AP. + Project description by Susana Saraiva INTRO I know, we all want to do things from scratch so that all our intellectual creativity can be set loose, but the truth is, cities are becoming bigger and bigger every day […]

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