Publications . Printed Editions

Highlights

Competitions 1979-2010
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The path to the Pritzker The exhibition on the 2011 Pritzker Prize winner Eduardo Souto de Moura named “Competitions 1979-2010” is a tribute to a specific design approach and working method.
It is also the first exhibition taking place at Oporto Architecture School (FAUP) concerning the works of a former student and professor.
Instead of focusing on built projects and shiny photographs of the final product, the idea of the organisers André Campos and Pedro Guedes de Oliveira was to reveal the intense and sometimes obsessed working process behind this architect “ouvre”.
In the two room exhibition gallery of Álvaro Siza’s Architecture School we can check for sketches, physical models, accurate drawings, photomontages, photographs and historic data of 50 projects prepared for competitions between 1979 and 2010. As we can read in the intro of the exhibitio… [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]