// arthitectural / Portugal
  • 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 purchase of a new inter-island ferry, the congestion in the port, and the lack of adequate conditions for the fishing fleet all meant that it was necessary to rethink the whole way in which the Port of Horta is organised. The proposed solution is to create a new harbour basin for passenger traffic on […]


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The proposal has as its goal the transformation of a housing unit located at Largo da Severa, Mouraria distric, Lisbon, into a cultural equipment called Casa da Severa. The building, originally composed of three storey and an attic and a total of six independent apartments, presented several structural problems as well as scarce living conditions, […]


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