Publications . Printed Editions


International Centre for the Arts Jose de Guimarães
The buildings that make up the Municipal Market and the space defined by them, commonly referred to as “the square”, a name inherited from market square are, as a unit, characteristic elements of the urban landscape of the city of Guimarães. The grounds of the old municipal market boasted a privileged and very central location with excellent accesses, very close to the Toural Square and the historic center. With this project, the transformation of the marketplace into a multifunctional space dedicated to artistic, economic, cultural and social activities within the scope of European Capital of Culture 2012, allowed for the physical and functional reintegration into the urban fabric, to become a reality and so, to recover one key area of the city space. In addition, the operation extended to adjacent plots, enabling the regeneration of the interior spac… [read more]

Recent Work

Quinta do Orgal ValladoCastelo Melhor / Portugal

Architects: Menos é Mais Architects


House in Fonte BoaCoimbra / Portugal

Architects: João Mendes Ribeiro / 2015


Fonte de Angeão SchoolVagos / Portugal

Architects: Miguel Marcelino / 2015

The school setting allows a close relationship with nature, located in the countryside, the new primary school + kindergarten is surrounded by beautiful adult trees.
The proposal explores the relations between inside and outside through two systems that will define the spatial orga… [read more]

Mima EssentialPortugal / Portugal

Architects: Mima Architects / 2016

MIMA Essential is the ultimate achievement of depuration and purism applied to MIMA House’s original project. Its simple and intuitive morphology is ideal for quick and practical constructions without dropping comfort and refinement. MIMA Essential allows building in heig… [read more]