Publications . Printed Editions

Highlights

International Centre for the Arts Jose de Guimarães
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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

House in AfifeViana do Castelo / Portugal

Architects: Guilherme Machado Vaz / 2019

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The house is built in the north of Portugal, in a rural settlement that was established at the foot of the hill and expanded towards the plain, which is used as arable land, and extends to the sea.
The land is separated from a chapel by a walkway, and it is located at a lower level. It is long (abo… [read more]

Liquid Pavilion at Serralves MuseumPorto / Portugal

Architects: depA / 2018

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The pavilion uses the Museum building and the Serralves Park as its raw material in different scales with one and the other. Firstly, the pavilion’s design establishes an indirect relationship with the Museum building. The pavilion’s design is a polygon extracted from the Museum… [read more]

Quinta do Orgal ValladoCastelo Melhor / Portugal

Architects: Menos é Mais Architects

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Ilha houses 6 and 12 off Miguel Bombarda streetPorto / Portugal

Architects: José Almeida Lobo / 2018

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From Miguel Bombarda street, a sloping passageway under a building leads to a small ilha (an affordable living quarter, typical of Porto and built for workers in the XIX century). Two long, painted, stone buildings, composed of 18 ilha houses, line an open alleyway.
In house 6 (17m2), a n… [read more]