// arthitectural / Portugal
  • Located on the north-center of Portugal, the house was meant to combine the rural and the urban lifestyle. The lot is surrounded by different types of constructions, consequence of the informal settlements, characteristics of most Portuguese cities neighbourhoods. The existent stone ruins, vestige of a traditional house and the lot’s configuration, were the main aspects […]


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  • Located on the Alentejo Coast, the Monte Novo da Cruz is a rural property with about 10 ha strongly characterized by a gently undulating land with slopes sometimes relevant. The presence of a curtain of high trees along the south-eastern perimeter of the site and a dense vegetation near a south-western stream stand out in […]


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The Braamcamp Freire Secondary School is located at the edge of the historical centre of Pontinha, Lisbon. The site has approximately 17.380 sq mt 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 originally built in […]


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The field is elongated, rural, planted with olive trees. The land is dominant. –How could a residence rise out of the ground, how could it be confined to a roof? The residence is its roof. A 60 meters long one. While approaching the plot, it can be perceived as a slightly elevated strip of earthy […]


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Tied-Up is a self-assembled pendant lamp which cleverly utilises the prime functions of an industrial cable-tie. 26 of these cable ties are cleverly locked into position by a combination of turned wood and spun metal components at the top and a steel cog at the base.   The difference in diameter at the two ends […]


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Our Flickr Pool has now more than 500 photos! As you know the best pictures will be published on the 5th day of next month, highlighting the photographers credit with a link to his Flickr page. The best five pictures from Flickr Part 17 are: Photo by: Ant | Galerie Lafayette Photo by: Roberto Bowyer […]


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