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AIRES MATEUS – House in Fontinha, 2013

AIRES MATEUS – House in Fontinha, 2013

#COURTYARD #TOPOGRAPHY #VIEW AIRES MATEUS :  http://www.airesmateus.com/ In the hills of Grandola, the house is a balance between a courtyard, a protected core relating to the sky, and an opening to the distance ocean view. The topography is modeled to protect the house from the access road and to open the spaces to a view of the ocean. The [...]

aprile 26, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

PROMONTORIO – Parque Kindergarten, 2010

PROMONTORIO – Parque Kindergarten, 2010

#DYNAMIC SPACE #HONEYCOMCINEMA #PENTAGON PROMONTORIO :  http://www.promontorio.net/index.php Located in the vicinity of the Cascais, the Parque kindergarten occupies a steep and quasi-triangular plot in an allotment of oversized villas. Densely vegetated, the plot forms a cul-de-sac wherein the two-storey building occupies its core while accommodating to the topography and gently inflecting its volume to save as [...]

aprile 19, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

GONÇALO BYRNE ARQUITECTOS with Barbas Lopes Arquitectos – Thalia Theatre, 2012

GONÇALO BYRNE ARQUITECTOS with Barbas Lopes Arquitectos – Thalia Theatre, 2012

#CONVERSION #MONOLITHIC #MULTIPLE USES GONÇALO BYRNE ARQUITECTOS :  http://www.byrnearq.com/ BARBAS LOPES ARQUITECTOS :  http://barbaslopes.com The Thalia Theatre inaugurated in 1843, as a private venue for the Count of Farrobo. It was located just outside of Lisbon, facing a palace and gardens also owned by this aristocrat. In 1862, a fire burned down the building with all its luxurious [...]

febbraio 9, 2016 Julia De Vito In practice 0

ARX Portugal – Abrantes Municipal Market – 2015

ARX Portugal – Abrantes Municipal Market – 2015

#CONNECTION  #CONCRETE #STREET ARX Portugal:  http://www.arx.pt/ The project is located in the transition to the historical center, in an urban lot between two streets at different heights: Largo do Tribunal at the bottom; N. Sra da Conceição St. at the top. The extraordinarily narrow lot determined the design. The program stated the importance of connecting [...]

dicembre 15, 2015 Julia De Vito In practice 0

Living Foz – dEMM arquitecture

Living Foz – dEMM arquitecture

dEMM arquitecture: www.demm.pt GEOMETRY, SCULPTURE, RESIDENTIAL BUILDING   Living Foz (apartment building) is located in Foz do Douro, an Oporto city parish with ancestral occupation due to its south sun exposure and proximity to both the sea shore and the Douro River mouth. Nowadays, it struggles to consolidate and qualify its residential offer. Therefore, Living [...]

gennaio 10, 2013 Salvatore Spataro Europe 0