Articles tagged Portugal

Columbus by Kogonada.
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Breaking the Fourth Wall: Architecture Film Festivals

Around the world these events celebrate and showcase this other layer of architecture and here are three upcoming festivals to check out!

Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation
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Mark A-to-Z: I is for Installation

This week, we bring you five installations that have caught our eye due to their meaning, visual identity or simply their excitement factor. Enjoy!

Billboard: Salone del Mobile 2018
Billboard: Salone del Mobile 2018
House with Blue Doors by Fala Atelier. Photos Ricardo Loureiro
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Fala Atelier makes one plus fun equal five

PORTO – A 20th-century home in the centre of the Portuguese city has been adapted into five small studio flats of approximately 35 sq-m.

Megalithic Museum by CVDB Arquitectos. Photos Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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CVDB repurposes a train station as a home for stones

MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.

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Grow green in the vibrant co-working space designed by SelgasCano

LISBON – SelgasCano turns Second Home into a luxuriously verdant creative co-working space that lives up to its name.

A colourful narrative in Portugal's landscape.
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The new Longroiva Hotel & Thermal Spa flows between history and modernity

LONGROIVA – A historic thermal bath in northeast Portugal shines in a burgundy glow after renovation by RA Architectural Design & Studio.

P-06 Atelier’s coherent design for the EPAL Water Museum resulted in a modernized, dynamic space.
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P-06 Atelier harnesses the flow of water for a museum interior

LISBON – Portuguese studio P-06 Atelier uses the content of the EPAL Water Museum to create a coherent, educational environment.

‘We bound the ruin with its surroundings without covering it and so preserved its dignity.’
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Metamorfose by FAHR 021.3

PORTO – An installation in Porto draws attention to a forgotten part of the city centre.

Billboard: The Other Office 3 Presale
Billboard: The Other Office 3 Presale
The white pavilions are set into the site, maintaining a neutral presence, resting on ribbons of translucent glass.
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White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ

PORTO – The Brazilian-Portuguese practice AND-RÉ has just completed an unusual hotel outside of Porto.

Ilustrarte 14 features a colourful foam-cube grid.
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Ilustrarte 14 by Cabrito + Diniz Architects

Tapping into their vivid imaginations, Lisbon-based architects Pedro Cabrito + Isabel Diniz mount Ilustrarte 14 – international biennial of children’s book illustrations – at  the Museum of …

The existing structure has undergone multiple transformations holding real architectural qualities that were worth preserving.
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Tapestry Museum by CVDB Arquitectos

ARRAIOLOS – Portuguese design practice CVDB Arquitectos recently completed the design of a museum which neatly fits into a space that once served as an hospital.

This restorated house blends modern convenience with the charm of Porto's historical streetscape.
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Flower House by EZZO

PORTO – Contemporary in form and yet conveying continuity in the local vernacular built heritage, a modest house has undergone extensive restoration.