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Fernando Coburg fecit in Sintra, Portugal by P-06 Atelier

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

Article source: P-06 Atelier

The theme of this exhibition was the artistic work of the portuguese King Fernando II (1816-1885). He was very dedicated to value the arts in general and he had an abundant personal artistic production, in the areas of drawing, engraving and decorative arts. The exhibition was installed in the Pena palace in Sintra, summer residence of the King, as an extra zone of the normal visit to the palace. The objective was to develop an installation that continued the romantic and intimate language of the palace. The intervention values the original space presenting an combination of furniture and color coherent with palace visual language. All the technical installations are hidden. The exhibition presents drawings, engravings an objects mounted in wall frames and showcases, all designed specially for the exhibition and inspired in the romantic language of the palace. The furniture design, the color and the graphic communication intend to create a very intimate mood, deeply connected to the king’s character.

The exhibition catalog was designed like a personal notebook of the king, presenting its sketches.

Image Courtesy © José Vicente and Agência Calipo

  • Architects: P-06 Atelier
  • Project: Fernando Coburg fecit
  • Location: Sintra, Portugal
  • Photography: José Vicente, Agência Calipo
  • Design Agency: P-06 Atelier, Ambientes e Comunicação
  • Client: Parques de Sintra – Monte da Lua
  • Design Director: Pedro Anjos and Estela Estanislau
  • Designers: Nádia Ferrer

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Colégio dos Plátanos in Sintra, Portugal by murmuro

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Article source: murmuro

Colégio dos Plátanos is a school in Sintra which educates children from the age of 3 to 14; the project consists of the expansion and reorganization of the school. Having acquired a set of low quality buildings east of the existing school, the client intended to demolish them and expand the school complex eastwards, adding a series of new classrooms, complementary spaces and sport facilities. During the design phase the client changed course and decided to maintain the east buildings and commissioned a new construction of smaller scale, connecting the east and west buildings that had to be built in two phases, allowing for a reduced investment since our country was facing an economic crisis and on the verge of the troika intervention (IMF, EC, ECB). This decision also required the development of an intermediate structural solution and controlled demolitions in order not to interrupt the daily school operation; only with the conclusion of the second phase will the entire complex be fully articulated.

Northern facade overall view – phase 1, Image Courtesy © Pedro Nuno Pacheco

  • Architects: murmuro
  • Project: Colégio dos Plátanos
  • Location: Sintra, Portugal
  • Photography: Pedro Pacheco
  • Client: Colégio dos Plátanos
  • Team:

    • Architecture: João Caldas, Rita Breda, Tiago Araújo, Pedro Rodrigues, Francisco Calheiros
    • Design: Inês Oliveira
    • Engeneering: TDP Engenharia
  • Size: 1850 m2
  • Under construction: 2010

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Colégio dos plátanos in Sintra by murmuro

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Article source: murmuro

Colégio dos Plátanos is a school in Sintra which educates children from the age of 3 to 14; the project consists of the expansion and reorganization of the school. Having acquired a set of low quality buildings east of the existing school, the client intended to demolish them and expand the school complex eastwards, adding a series of new classrooms, complementary spaces and sport facilities. During the design phase the client changed course and decided to maintain the east buildings and commissioned a new construction of smaller scale, connecting the east and west buildings that had to be built in two phases, allowing for a reduced investment since our country was facing an economic crisis and on the verge of the troika intervention (IMF, EC, ECB). This decision also required the development of an intermediate structural solution and controlled demolitions in order not to interrupt the daily school operation; only with the conclusion of the second phase will the entire complex be fully articulated.

Northern facade overall view – phase 1, Image Courtesy © Pedro Nuno Pacheco

  • Architects: murmuro
  • Project: Colégio dos plátanos
  • Location: Sintra
  • Photography: Pedro Nuno Pacheco
  • Program: Education – Expansion
  • Size: 1850 m2
  • Client: Colégio dos Plátanos
  • Team: João Caldas, Rita Breda, Tiago Araújo, Pedro Rodrigues, Francisco Calheiros (architecture); Inês Oliveira (design); Pedro Pacheco (photograhy); TDP Engenharia (engeneering
  • Size: 1850 m2

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Belas House in Sintra, Portugal by Estúdio Urbano A.A. Ldª

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Article source: Estúdio Urbano A.A. Ldª 

The house is located inside the Belas Clube de Campo, a private condominium, where topography allowed to maximize exterior areas and offer privacy to the users.

The project extends throughout three floors; the first floor comprehends garage, maid room, laundry room and technical area; the second floor comprehends the office, living room, kitchen and bedrooms; the third floor is entirely occupied with the master bedroom.

Image Courtesy © Joao Morgado – Architectural Photography

  • Architects: Estúdio Urbano A.A. Ldª  (Alain Gameiro e Ana Duarte)
  • Project: Belas House
  • Location: Sintra, Portugal
  • Photography: Joao Morgado – Architectural Photography
  • Software used: ArchiCAD
  • Time frame: 2009, 2012
  • Engineering team: Pórtico Vertical Ldª – Pedro Fernandes
  • Landscape architecture team: Gonçalo Anastácio
  • Program: Habitation
  • Plot area: 2133m2
  • Construction area: 587m2
  • Typology: T4+1
  • State: Built

Casa em Sintra in Sintra, Portugal by Regino Cruz Arquitectos

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Article source: Regino Cruz Arquitectos

We saw this piece of land, with almost one acre, where we conceived our villa, as a spiritual retreat where the secular cork trees were abundant. Any construction can be built in one or two years, but the privilege of contemplating cork trees like those is the product of at least five generations, more than 150 years in time. So, it’s fair to say that in this case, architecture occupied the remaining space.

Casa em Sintra

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House in Colares, Sintra, Portugal by Frederico Valsassina

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Article source: Frederico Valsassina

It’s all about a project for a summer home, as a result of an order that from the beginning had precise conditions in terms of program: a big living room, connected to an office area; a service area with space for light meals attached to the kitchen; a private area with two small bedrooms and a suite with an incorporated sauna; a garage with an incorporated workshop space; a swimming pool with a big solarium; well illuminated interior spaces opened over the landscape; Formal soberness and a contained budget were also demanded.

Night View (Images Courtesy FG+SG Fotografia de Arquitectura)

  • Architecture: Frederico Valsassina
  • Name of Project: House in Colares
  • Location: Estrada da Ribeira de Janas – Colares, Sintra, Portugal
  • Project Year: 2000
  • Conclusion Year: 2004
  • Photografy: FG+SG Fotografia de Arquitectura

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