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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.

Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimarães, Portugal by Pitagoras Arquitectos

 
July 12th, 2012 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Pitagoras Arquitectos

The Platform for Arts and Creativity is a project based on an infrastructure that has transformed the Old Open Market Area of Guimarães into a multifunctional space dedicated to artistic, cultural and social-economic activity.

This multipurpose space is dedicated to arts and various creative endeavours and it kicks off with an exhibition by Portuguese painter José de Guimarães, with pieces from his private collection of pre-Colombian, African and Chinese art.

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  • Architects: Pitagoras Arquitectos
  • Project: Platform of Arts and Creativity
  • Location: Guimarães, Portugal
  • PitágorasArquitectos: Fernando Seara de Sá, Arq., Raul RoqueFigueiredo, Arq., Alexandre Coelho Lima, Arq., Manuel LuísVilhenaRoque, Arq.
  • Collaborators: João Couto, Arq., Marlene Sousa, Arq., Carla Guimarães, Arq., João Carvalho, Arq., Fernando Torres, Arq., Mariana Santos, Arq., André Malheiro, Arq., Francisco Oliveira, Des., Hélio Pinto, Des.
  • Foundations and Structures: Projegui, Lda., AntónioMonteiro Castro, Eng. Civil, Marco Beleza Vieira, Eng. Civil, Carlos Dias, Eng.

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  • Hydraulic: Projegui, Lda., AntónioMonteiro Castro, Eng. Civil, Marco Beleza Vieira, Eng. Civil, Vânia Machado, Eng., IvoneCarneiro, Eng Civil
  • Acoustic and Hygrothermal: Prof. Eng. Vasco Peixoto de Freitas, Eng. Civil, DiogoMateus, Eng. Civil, MaríliaAngélico, Eng. Civil
  • H.V.A.C and Thermal Study: G.E.T. Lda., Raul Bessa, Eng. Mecânico, Raul Almeida, Eng. Mecânico, Ricardo Carreto, Eng. Mecânico
  • Electrical and Data Network, Integrated Security and Centralized Technical Management: Feris, Lda., Cruz Fernandes, Eng. Electrotécnico
    Landscape: PitágorasArquitectos, Jorge Maia, Arq. Paisagista
  • C.G.Work and Signage: João AndiasCarvalho, Arq.
  • Supervision: Câmara Municipal de Guimarães, JoaquimCarvalho, Eng. Civil, GonçaloFernandes, Eng. Civil, Tiago Costa, Eng. Civil
  • Constructor: Casais – EngenhariaConstrução, S.A., Direcção de Obra, RuiRibeiro, Eng. Civil, Victor Moço, Eng. Civil, Tiago Carvalho, Eng. Civil, João Ferreira, Eng. Civil
  • Photography: Joao Morgado – Architectural Photography

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Pitágoras Arquitectos

Pitágoras Arquitectos is an architectural firm based in Portugal with 20 years of experience. It’s growing team is now made up of 14 people, led by its four senior architectural partners, Fernando Seara de Sá, Raul Roque Figueiredo, Alexandre Coelho Lima and Manuel Vilhena Roque.

In collaboration with external partners, it creates an overall multidisciplinary team that embraces every comission, local or international, large or small, to meet client expectatons and desires, always founded on strong architectural principles and ethics.

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An interdisciplinary practice that works all architectural fields: from interior  design to urban planning, including residential, health and equipment for both  the private and public sector, developing projects from concept design through  to tender packages and field management.

Over the years, Pitágoras Arquitectos have created a strong and solid body of  work, which has been recognised through accumulated awards and publication  of various buildings.

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Arq Alexandre Coelho Lima

Arq Manuel Roque

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