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Sobreiras – Alentejo Country Hotel in Grândola, Portugal by FAT – Future Architecture Thinking

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Article source: FAT – Future Architecture Thinking

The Sobreiras – Alentejo Country Hotel is located on a property of about 25 ha in the Serra de Grândola, 200 m above sea level, punctuated by cork oak trees holm oaks, olive trees and varied endogenous vegetation. Gentle hills and a vibrant landscape extend to a distant horizon.

Hotel entrance , Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Hotel entrance , Image Courtesy © João Morgado

  • Architects: FAT – Future Architecture Thinking
  • Project: Sobreiras – Alentejo Country Hotel
  • Location: Grândola, Portugal
  • Photography: João Morgado
  • Client: Sobreiras – Alentejo Country Hotel
  • Project team: Architects: Miguel Correia, Elsa Soares da Cunha, João Figueiredo, Pedro Saavedra, Patrícia de Carvalho, Virgínia Gomes, Francisca Romãozinho, Telmo Maia, Gabriel Santos, Sara Gonçalves, Margarida Magro, Hilário Abril / Urban Planner Susana Mello / Landscape Architect Sara Távora / Designer Nicole Côrte-Real
  • Engineering: GWIC
  • Builder: TECNORÉM
  • Area: 2.500 m2
  • Year: 2012 / 2015

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House in Travanca, Portugal by Nelson Resende, Architect

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Article source: Nelson Resende, Architect

The presented house, built in an irregular area, with a constant pendent, is located in a rural village, surrounded by a certain kind of dispersion, diversity of typologies and scales creating a lack of visual unity in the surroundings.

It has, however, great salubrity conditions, a good solar exposition, dominant altimetry in what concerns to the visual and physical connections to the neighborhood.

Image Courtesy © FG + SG, Fotografia de Arquitectura

Image Courtesy © FG + SG, Fotografia de Arquitectura

  • Architects: Nelson Resende, Architect
  • Project: House in Travanca
  • Location: Travessa de Santa Marinha, 240, Barrela, Travanca, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
  • Photography: FG + SG, Fotografia de Arquitectura
  • Structures:  Sérgio Pedro Alves Azevedo da Silva, Civil Engineer
  • Infrastructures: Sérgio Pedro Alves Azevedo da Silva, Engineer
  • Client: private
  • Construction: Several builders
  • Levels: 3 levels
  • Construction área: 456.00 m2
  • Construction date: 2009/2012
  • Project date: 2008/2009

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Agricultural House in Tavira, Portugal by ATELIER RUA

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Article source: ATELIER RUA

Located near the city of Tavira, between the Algarve mountain range to the north and the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve to the south, the site is inserted in a rural area where the landscape is dominated by plots and constructions destined to agricultural activities.

Image Courtesy © ATELIER RUA

Image Courtesy © ATELIER RUA

  • Architects: ATELIER RUA
  • Project: Agricultural House
  • Location: Tavira, Portugal
  • Photography: Miguel Manso, Ana Paula Carvalho
  • Landscape: Maurice Levy
  • Decoration: Pensão Agricola
  • Area: 286 sqm

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Ribeiro do Matadouro Park in Santo Tirso, Portugal by Oh!Land studio

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Article source: Oh!Land studio 

Contemporary problems need contemporary solutions. The challenge brought forth by this project is one of them. To overcome today’s disarticulated urban expansion that discourages natural resources and urban life, a proper discussion between members of a multi-disciplinary team is essential. For this reason this group of young designers came together in the attempt to create innovative designs that integrate natural and artificial elements into complete, multi-functional and sustainable urban systems that promote quality urban lifestyles in overall harmonic landscapes.

Image Courtesy © Victor Esteves

Image Courtesy © Victor Esteves

  • Architects: Oh!Land studio, Bruno Sousa, architect; Gilberto Pereira, architect
  • Project: Ribeiro do Matadouro Park
  • Location: Santo Tirso, Portugal
  • Photography: Victor Esteves
  • landscape architect: Victor Esteves, Ana Sofia Pacheco
  • Client: Municipality of Santo Tirso
  • Collaborators: Hernâni Araújo (civil engineer), João Fernandes (civil engineer), Tito Santos (civil engineer), Delfim Flores (electrotechnical engineer), Ana Lindeza (irrigation)
  • Date of construction: 2011 – 2013
  • Budget: 1,4M €
  • Surface area: 1,54 ha

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POVERA PAVILION in ALMADA, PORTUGAL by ATELIER JQTS

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

Article source: ATELIER JQTS

Usually a scenography in theater appears as a consequence of a certain text and a certain sequence of actions. Could we conceive it in the opposite direction? Would it be possible to use space as a way of anticipate and contribute the whole action as an outline condition? The scenography, or as we would argue, the Architecture itself, might influence the play and favor for certain actions instead of some others in an informal and none imposed way. Space, text and action could come together in a non hierarchical order and in a close relation and intimacy. Rossi says that “theater has to do with the happening: his beginning, development and conclusion. Without happening there’s no Theater and there’s no Architecture”.

Image Courtesy © Diana Quintela

Image Courtesy © Diana Quintela

  • Architects: ATELIER JQTS
  • Project: POVERA PAVILION
  • Location: ALMADA, PORTUGAL
  • Photography: Diana Quintela
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Client: Festival de Almada; Una Fundazione
  • Project Team: João Quintela, Tim Simon, Alexandre Sequeira, Ana Carvalho, Eduardo Bote, Francisca Guimarães, João Carlos Lopes, João Pedro Faria, Pedro Grilo
  • Engeneering: Daniel Maio
  • Performance: Luis Amália Rodrigues Carnero

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JC HOUSE in Oeiras, Portugal by JPS Atelier

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

Article source: JPS Atelier

Located in one of the highest points in Oeiras, Portugal, with a view over the Tejo river and the Atlantic ocean, this house is based on a trapezoidal terrain which formed the concept for the creation of this project.

Image Courtesy © João Morgado - Architecture Photography

Image Courtesy © João Morgado – Architecture Photography

  • Architects: JPS Atelier
  • Project: JC HOUSE
  • Location: Cruz Quebrada-Dafundo, Oeiras, Portugal 
  • Photography: João Morgado – Architecture Photography
  • AREA: 585.00 m2 | sqm
  • Project Year: 2015

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ML House in Oeiras, Portugal by JPS Atelier

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Article source: JPS Atelier

The ML House is located in Oeiras, an area – considered by many – as one of the best in Europe as far as Life Quality is concerned. Included in a single family villa neighborhood, the project was focused on a new construction in the available plot according to the proposed program while maximizing the available land.

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

Image Courtesy © João Morgado

  • Architects: JPS Atelier
  • Project: ML House
  • Location: Oeiras, Portugal
  • Photography: João Morgado
  • Software used: Archicad and artalantis
  • Year: 2014
  • Project Type: Residential
  • Status: Built
  • Materiality: Concrete and Glass
  • Structure: Concrete
  • Area: 299,00m2
  • Budget: 250K
  • Team: Sofia Zambujo, Paulo Oliveira
  • Construction: Actipositiva 
  • Project: 2011
  • Construction: 2013

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Cinema Ideal in LISBON, Portugal by José Neves

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Article source: José Neves

Cinema Ideal was the first cinema in Portugal. Located in the heart of Lisbon, between Loreto and Horta Seca streets, it occupies the ground floor of two buildings built in two different epochs – 19th and 20th centuries. Since its inauguration in 1904, the cinema was transformed by multiple interventions, becoming a degraded and architecturally disqualified place, showing exclusively pornographic films during the last three decades.

The entrance of the cinema in 1930 and today, Image Courtesy © Fernando Freire

The entrance of the cinema in 1930 and today, Image Courtesy © Fernando Freire

  • Architects: José Neves
  • Project: Cinema Ideal
  • Location: LISBON, Portugal
  • Photography: Laura Castro Caldas & Paulo Cintra; Fernando Freire
  • Software used: Autodesk AutoCAD
  • Client: MIDAS II, Cinemas
  • Constructor: Contentor de Ideias
  • Colaborators: Rui Sousa Pinto, Vasco Melo, André Matos, Fernando Freire; João Pernão, Maria Capelo (consultores de cor).
  • Engineering: Betar, Natural Works
  • Project year: 2013-2014
  • Construction year: 2014

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House in Rato, Portugal by CHP Arquitectos

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Article source: CHP Arquitectos

The design consists of the refurbishment and expansion of an existing building in one of Lisbon’s historic neighbourhoods. The vernacular characteristics of the front facade were refurbished and clarified. Inside the design aims to create and free space on each floor, enhancing its size and scale, and creating a dialogue between the front and back facades, enabling light to entre through both directions. All technical aspects inherent to a contemporary family house are resolved through a block at the centre of each floor, liberating the side walls, unveiling both facades.

 Image Courtesy © Francisco Nogueira

Image Courtesy © Francisco Nogueira

  • Architects: CHP Arquitectos
  • Project: House in Rato
  • Location: Lisboa, Portugal
  • Photography: Francisco Nogueira
  • Foundations and Structures: Engª. Joana Almeida Ribeiro
  • Building Systems: Engº Manuel Fanica / Artur Paixão
  • Mechanical, Thermal, Acoustics: Engº Bruno Anastacio – Arqª Cristina Nobre
  • Landscape: Arq. Nuno Mota 
  • General Contractors: Engº João Ribeiro (EJR -Sociedade Técnica de Projetos e Construções Lda )
  • Project Year: 2014

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Igreja Velha Palace in Vermoim, Portugal by Visioarq Aquitectos

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Article source: Visioarq Aquitectos

Built in 1881, in Vermoim – Vila Nova de Famalicão, the Igreja Velha Palace was for many decades the mansion of an important farm, baroque style with two castellated towers and an attached chapel, the neo-gothic style S. Francisco de Assis chapel.

Image Courtesy © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Image Courtesy © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

  • Architects: Visioarq Aquitectos, Vicente Gouveia, Nuno Poiarez, Pedro Afonso
  • Project: Igreja Velha Palace
  • Location: Vermoim, Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
  • Photography: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Arquitecture Collaborators: Margarida Pereira, Inês Stoffel, António Teixeira
  • Engineering Structures: A3R
  • Facilities: FLUI MEP
  • Area: 2234 sqm
  • Date: 2015

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