Articles tagged Portugal

Columbus by Kogonada.

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

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!

House with Blue Doors by Fala Atelier. Photos Ricardo Loureiro

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

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.


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.

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.

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.’

Metamorfose by FAHR 021.3

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

The white pavilions are set into the site, maintaining a neutral presence, resting on ribbons of translucent glass.

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.

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.

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.

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.