Built in the 13th century in front of the municipality of Tui, the Valença fortress is one of the most important defense systems on the frontier between Spain and Portugal. Over the course of time, the historic center has suffered several extensions
The sanatorium sits at the top of the Serra da Estrela mountain range, at a height of 1.300 meters. It was built in 1944 to help speed up the recovery process of tuberculosis patients, who could benefit here from the healing properties of the sun and
Designed to house cultural and sports events, the multipurpose pavilion is right by the Lima River, in the Portuguese city of Viana do Castelo, and is part of the master plan to regenerate the banks of the estuary. The urban project, drafted by Ferna
Within the metropolitan area of Porto, the freguesia of Oliveira do Douro is located on the left bank of the river and is part of the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia. In this suburban context, the house is conceived as an observation platform that
Located in the old harbor area of the city of Porto, the residential building takes up a narrow plot facing the Douro River estuary. The project explores the idea of stacking, conceptually superimposing three concrete boxes containing the apartments.
Considered to be one of the seven natural wonders of Portugal, Sete Cidades Lake is one of the main touristic attractions on the island of São Miguel, in the Açores Archipelago. A masterplan was drafted in 2005 with the objective of balancing the exp
In front of Sete Cidades Lake, on São Miguel Island in the Açores, a series of traditional houses dots the hillside in a peripheral area of the town. The project reinterprets the basic volume of the traditional constructions around it – built with wh
Surrounded by rocky outcrops that dot the landscape, the São Lourenço do Barrocal estate in Alentejo grew during the 19th century until it became a small farm village, with cattle, cereals, vegetables, and wine to support a community of up to fifty f
The block goes up on one of the most typical streets of Foz do Douro, a traditional quarter by the Douro’s estuary. The building is a freestanding volume housing three apartments with a communal terrace on the roof, a commercial space on ground floor
The project proposes the construction of a new building for the International Contemporary Sculpture Museum (MIEC), and the renovation of São Bento Monastery, which houses the Abade Pedrosa Municipal Museum (MMAP). The punctual connection between the
Promoted by the Câmara Municipal de Vila Verde, in northern Portugal, the Casa do Conhecimento follows the main objective of taking education beyond the context of schools or universities, creating an environment where the new technologies are access
Adif has publicly named the teams selected to go on to phase two of the competition to transform the Madrid–Chamartín station: UNStudio with b720; RSHP with Luis Vidal; Souto de Moura with Francisco Mangado and José María Ezquiaga; Grimshaw with Carl
Saïd Hejal (Kronos Homes), who recently presented the project for two towers in Valencia with Ricardo Bofill, has commissioned Eduardo Souto de Moura – currently the subject of an extensive exhibition at the Casa da Arquitectura in Matosinhos – to ca
On view through 6 September 2020 at the Casa da Arquitectura in Matonsinhos (Portugal) is an extensive exhibition on Eduardo Souto de Moura (Porto, 1952), curated by Francesco Dal Co and Nuno Graça Moura. Taking up over 1,000 square meters, the show
The Arquia/maestros documentary collection – which since 2014 has been building testimony of the life and work of some of the great architects of our times through interviews conducted by Luis Fernández-Galiano, director of the endeavor – now explore
Álvaro Siza has designed a €7.5 coin in honour of fellow Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura, which will be put into circulation in Portugal on 12 December 2018. The silver alloy coin features an abstract outline of the crown of a tree
The conversation, recorded at a studio in Barcelona, covers the life and career of the Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura, since its beginnings in Porto up to more recent projects that enrich the laconic language coined in his first works. T
The work of Eduardo Souto de Moura is traversed by two axes at the intersection of which crystallize the exact forms of this demanding architecture: memory, nourished by the wide culture brought by travel and reading, but also deposited on the traces
At the Venice Architecture Biennale, Eduardo Souto de Moura was awarded the Golden Lion for best participant in the ‘Freespace’ exhibition curated by Shelley and McNamara of Grafton Architects, where he has juxtaposed two aerial photographs that show
The interviews that make up the fourth set of the Arquia/maestros collection present the gifures of Álvaro Siza, Eduardo Souto de Moura y Renzo Piano.
Disciple of Távora and Siza, known together as the Porto School, the learned and refined architect has moved from material abstraction to formal freedom.
Eduardo Souto de Moura and Juhani Pallasmaa talk about the challenges of globalization and the role of the local in the context of todays architecture.
Making the symbolic Hall of Realms part of the Prado Museum will not only give the institution more exhibition galleries, but also create new urban and civic spaces fot the city as a whole.
Francesco Dal Co
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