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When the growing numbers of Architecture students at the School of Fine Arts where becoming excessive for the proper teaching of the course, the University of Porto granted a new location in another parish of the city, Massarelos. Álvaro Siza was commissioned to design the premises for the newly..

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Tiago Silva Dias Architects

Lisboa, Portugal
est. 1995, Lisbon

Atelier SILVA DIAS arquitectos is directed by Tiago Silva Dias (Lisbon 1965 - FAUTL 1989). Since 1995, it has been dedicated to all areas of activity in the field of architecture, in a practice that is both informed and reflexive, with close proximity to clients, in order to find convergent..

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Aires Mateus Architects

Lisbon, Portugal
est. 1988, Lisbon

Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus graduated from the Faculdade de Arquitectura/ Universidade Técnica de Lisboa (F.A/ U.T.L) in 1986 and 1987, respectively. They worked in the office of architect in Gonçalo Byrne since 1983 and in 1988 they founded their own office, Aires Mateus Architects. Since..

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José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira

Trofa, Portugal
born 1973, Vilo Nova de Famalicão

José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira (V.N. Famalicão, 1973), or NOARQ, is a Portuguese architect.Visiting Professor at March, Master in Architecture and Design - Universidad Europea de Valencia, since 2015, he has been invited to lecture and supervise workshops and architecture exhibitions at numerous..

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RVDM Arquitectos

Aveiro, Portugal
est. 1997, Aveiro

RVDM arquitectos was founded in 1997, by Ricardo Vieira de Melo. The range of woks of this practice includes housing, hotels and other equipment buildings as well as interior design.

Architect Ricardo Vieira de Melo graduated in architecture in the Faculty of Architecture - University Técnica..

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House in Posanco

Alcácer do Sal, Portugal
by Stefano Riva Architecture, ...

The House was constructed according on the research of the paradigms of the traditional architecture of the region. The implantation terrain of this house, located in the village of Possanco, sets the transition area between the new urban strip and the protected agriculture zone. An extensive..

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Library of Aveiro

Aveiro, Portugal
by Alvaro Siza

Founded in 1973, the University of Aveiro, also known as UA, is a recognized national and internationally institution for its important technology center that invests in innovative areas. The quality of research especially in the area of engineering, puts it as one of the most prestigious..

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Opened to the public since July 25th 1999, Pavilion of Knowledge is integrated in the Live Science Network. During the World Exhibit Expo’98 in Lisbon is located by the river Tagus. This was the Pavilion of Sea Knowledge, projected by architect Carrilho da Graça. This interactive science and..

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João Luís Carrilho da Graça

Lisbon, Portugal
born 1952, Portalegre

João Luís Carrilho da Graça, is a portuguese architect, graduated from Lisbon School of Fine Arts (Portuguese: Escola Superior de Belas Artes de Lisboa) in 1977, the year he initiated his professional activity. Lectured at the Technical University of Lisbon - faculty of architecture, between..

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The building of the Sea was inaugurated on April 7th 2011, was designed by Atelier Pedro Campos Costa - PCC Architects. The architect decided to create a building that was not simply an architectural piece isolated, but to respond to urban problems and a dialogue with the existing building..

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"Franjinhas" is a office building designed by the portuguese architect Nuno Teotónio Pereira, in 1971.

Considered a controversial work, was pretext of critics among architects and controversy among the people from Lisbon not used to this architecture at the time being.

Considered an..

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Nuno Teotónio Pereira


born 1922, Lisbon

Nuno Teotónio Pereira (Lisboa, 1922), é um arquitecto português.
Formou-se em arquitectura na Escola de Belas-Artes de Lisboa.

Nuno Teotónio Pereira is a Portuguese architect, born in 1922 in Lisbon. He graduated from the School of Fine Art and from 1897 until 1969 he was an intern of Carlos..

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Market of Santa Maria da Feira

Santa Maria, Portugal
by Fernando Távora, ...

This is one of the key works for the revision of the modern movement in the CIAM, forcing a change on the key focus of the practice of architecture in Portugal.

Fernando Távora's architecture springs from his questioning of modernity, he sought to integrate local and traditional values,..

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Fernando Távora


born 1923, Porto

Fernando Luís Cardoso de Meneses e Tavares de Távora was an architect established in Porto, graduated from the School of Fine Arts of Porto in architecture in 1952.

Member of the Organization of Modern Architects, introduced in association with other architects and from the late 40s, a..

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The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was designed by Nuno Teotónio Pereira, in collaboration with Nuno Portas, having been awarded the Valmor prize 1975.

In 2010 the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus was classified as a monument nacional.

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The Casa dos Bicos (Portuguese for House of the Spikes) is a historical house in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. The house, built in the early 16th century in the Alfama neighbourhood, has a curious façade of Renaissance and Manueline influence. It has survived the disastrous 1755 Lisbon..

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Brás de Albuquerque


born 1501, Lisbon

Afonso Brás de Albuquerque (Alhambra, c. 1501 - Lisboa, 1581), son of Afonso de Albuquerque, was overseer of Finance, member of the steering Mercy and Senate President Lisbon. Belonged to him two of the most representative buildings of the Portuguese Renaissance: Casa dos Bicos, which he built in..

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This building is part of the Regional Portuguese architecture, also known as folk architecture in the period from 1955 to 1957. The buildings of this era were built with materials from the region in question.

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Teatro Azul de Almada

Almada, Portugal
by Manuel Graça Dias, ...

The Blue Theatre, also known as Teatro Municipal de Almada, is located in the town of Almada, in the same county, in Portugal, opened on July 17, 2005.

The building designed by architects Manuel Graça Dias, Egas José Vieira and Gonçalo Afonso Dias is a building itself coated in blue,..

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Manuel Graça Dias


born 1953, Lisbon

Manuel Graça Dias was born in Lisbon in 1953. Graduated in Architecture from ESBAL in 1977. He was an assistant at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon and is currently Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto and the Department of..

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