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Tiago do Vale Arquitectos
Bottles’ Congress


The “Bottles’ Congress” project came as an answer to the very particular challenges presented by a wine and spirits store in unique circumstances. Located in the outskirts of the city of Braga, in northern Portugal, next to Minho’s University, the client required a system to display over a thousand different wine and spirits bottles, designed […]


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Tiago do Vale Architects
Three Cusps Chalet


Historical context In the second half of the 19th century Portugal saw the return of a large number of emigrants from Brazil. While returning to their northern roots, specially in the Douro and Minho regions, they brought with them sizable fortunes made in trade and industry, born of the economic boom and cultural melting pot […]


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Atelier Nuno Lacerda Lopes
Braga House


Two parallelepipeds confront each other in a delicate movement of torsion, which seems to be the theme for this project. This project is based on an idea of dynamic and differentiated living: two concrete bodies connected to another central and lower one linking them. It is a singular house built from the same exterior material, white […]


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Central Arquitectos
Bo Zen Bar


The challenge proposed was to design a Bar located in a preexisting building whose concept was to create a space with the characteristics of a private living room. The project explores the creation of a noble and refined place with a strong oriental inspiration. A mixture of noble materials such as marble, wood and gilt metal combined with […]


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Topos Atelier de Arquitectura, Lda
House in Bom Jesus


To meet the clients’ requirements we designed a black and white house with large terraces overlooking the city.  The terraces’ drawings led us to involve the house in a heroically suspended ring. Between this ring and the house a garden embraces the oak-trees. On the house’s south and west sides the terraces’ horizontal subbase planes could […]


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