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

Renovation of two houses in TrovadorGuimarães / Portugal

Architects: Pitágoras / 2015

Este projecto trata da reabilitação de dois edifícios existentes na zona histórica de Guimarães, tendo em vista a instalação de espaços comerciais e apartamentos, procedendo assim à alteração da tipologia existente, mantendo no entanto o seu uso.  Os edifícios local… [read more]

Arquipélago – Contemporary Arts CentreRibeira Grande, Açores / Portugal

Architects: Menos é Mais + João Mendes Ribeiro / 2015

The Arquipélago – Contemporary Arts Centre seeks to unite the different scales and times of its parts. It is a transdisciplinary project whose mission is to disseminate, create and produce emerging culture: a space of exchange and interface for people, knowledge and events. The… [read more]

Ozadi HotelTavira / Portugal

Architects: Pedro Campos Costa / 2014

Rehabilitation is a medical term that refers to the dynamic global process oriented to physical and psychological regeneration of the human being. In architecture is associated with the critical process to find the essential elements which are to remain, those that must be removed an… [read more]

Claustro do Mosteiro de São Miguel de RefojosCabeceiras de Basto / Portugal

Architects: Carlos Guimarães + Luis Soares Carneiro Architects / 2014