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Oporto Blood Bank, Porto, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

Oporto Blood Bank

The Oporto Blood Bank is built to support all activities of regional blood collection and analysis as well as its partition in 3 components (erythrocytes, plasma and platelets). These components are later to be distributed to hospitals and pharmaceutical industries. This typology is new and hardly tested. It has a […]

House in Romeirão, Ericeira, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

House in Romeirão

The site has a strong rural character, with small plantations, orchards and pathways limited by roughly made stone property walls and, once in a while, houses, scattered in the landscape. It is a steep slope facing south over the valley, furrowed by a small river and a mountain in the […]

House in Possanco, Comporta, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

House in Possanco

The cultural meeting point joining the house owners and the architects was based on their common interest: an undoubtedly contemporary architecture, but one whose nature and final expression would also be the outcome of a research of the paradigms figuring in the traditional architecture of the region, the Alentejo. The […]

House in Martinhal, Sagres, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

House in Martinhal

This house is located in Martinhal, a touristic urbanization near Sagres. This is a fairly unbuilt Algarve seacoast, probably due to its aggressive windy weather. Like in the rest of the country, here finally landed instant touristic villages of rustic and traditional-like houses, claiming to be “portuguese architecture”, to please […]

House in Aldeia de Juzo, Cascais, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

House in Aldeia de Juzo

In the concept for this small house in the vicinity of Aldeia de Juso, the tiniest area of flat land and the house’s, as well as the high density of the new houses yet to be built in the surroundings, forcibly draw us to some sort of “obsession” about the […]

Ílhavo Maritime Museum Extension, Ílhavo, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

Ílhavo Maritime Museum Extension

The codfish aquarium connects two other buildings and sets and a complex built ensemble, united around the subjects of the sea and fishing. In this unusual structure, the Maritime Museum is the place of memory, the Aquarium the space for marine life and CIEMAR, installed in the old renovated school, […]

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Ílhavo Maritime Museum

The building is situated on the outskirts of town, on a irregular plot flanked by houses on two levels, semi-detached or free-standing. On the other side of the street is the Health Centre, large and institutional. The extension and remodeling undertaken were extensive, almost doubling the previous surface area (now […]

Ílhavo City Library, Ílhavo, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

Ílhavo City Library

Ílhavo City Library is located in the remains of the Manor Visconde de Almeida, a noble house from the 17th-18th century, later transformed and demolished. From the original building only the main façade, oriented southeast, and the chapel, both in ruins, were left. There was no trace from the carriage […]

Cascais Music Conservatory, Cascais, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

Cascais Music Conservatory

The City of Cascais and Oeiras Music School and Chamber Orchestra headquarters stays at the old building of the Boaventura boarding house, located at downtown Monte Estoril, municipality of Cascais. It is a building from the beginning of the 20th century, intended for a single-family residence, known as “Chalet Madalena”. […]

Barreiro College of Technology, Barreiro, Portugal, ARX Portugal Arquitectos

Barreiro College of Technology

The building site assigned for the School is located in the outskirts of the city of Barreiro. These are rural territories which were invaded by recent constructions intersecting green-gardens and reed plots. Residence houses are predominant and other functions were not predicted for this area and so this neighbourhood is […]

Casa no Príncipe Real, Lisbon, Portugal, Camarim Arquitectos

Casa no Príncipe Real

Located a few metres from the Garden of Príncipe Real in Lisbon, this 41 m² plot allows the construction of a small 5-storey urban house for a family. The exiguity of the plot has led us to a scheme where each floor has a different function and layout and all […]

Braamcamp Freire Secondary School, Lisbon, Portugal, CVDB Arquitectos

Braamcamp Freire Secondary School

The Braamcamp Freire Secondary School is located at the edge of the historical centre of Pontinha, Lisbon. The site has approximately 17.380m² and borders an accentuated topography. The school is part of Pontinha’s urban fabric with the exception of its north boundary that faces an unconstructed valley. The School was […]

Rehabilitation of Hostel in Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal, Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Rehabilitation of Hostel in Lisbon

This project consisted on the renovation of an existing building located in central Lisbon, on a corner near Liberdade Avenue. The building is six stories high, occupies an area of 2.410 square meters and originally it was used for commercial purposes, and it also housed offices. The project focuses on […]

Estoril Sol Residential Complex, Cascais, Portugal, Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos

Estoril Sol Residential Complex

The intervention proposal for replacing the existing Hotel Estoril Sol in Cascais, a new building complex comprising a residential program with an area equal to 28.800m² and has 1,200sqmt of area for trade and services. The study is part of the awareness of the collateral issues relating to the removal […]