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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Forum Oeiras in Oeiras, Portugal by CVDB Arquitectos

May 1st, 2011 by Sumit Singhal

Architecture and technology have always evolved in an interactive way. The project for the Oeiras Forum consists in a dark ash exposed concrete plinth with glazed surfaces where the cultural public areas are located and a suspended space-frame metal structure building, in glass with metal fins providing sun control, where the municipality community services areas are located. The project has a central atrium that connects all the different spaces. The internal spaces are organized to provide for and climate comfort for its users.

Forum Oeiras

  • Architects: CVDB Arquitectos
  • Project: Forum Oeiras
  • Location: Oeiras, Portugal
  • Project data: International public competition, 2007
  • Client: Câmara Municipal de Oeiras (Oeiras Municipality)
  • Total Built area: 41 000 sq m (441 320 sq ft)

Forum Oeiras

  • Construction cost including stage equipment: € 33 500 000 euros ($ 49 819 061 USD)
  • Design team: Cristina Veríssimo, Diogo Burnay, Tiago Santos, João Falcão, Joana Barrelas, Luís Cruz, Hugo Nascimento
  • Foundation, structural and services engineers: AFA Consult
  • Industrial and furniture design : Arq.º João Paulo Martins
  • Landscape design: F&C Arquitectura Paisagística – Arq.ª Pais. Filipa Cardoso de Menezes
  • Technical consultant: Cristiana Afonso
  • Sustainability consultant: Arq.ª Helena Massa






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