Altis Belém Hotel, Lisbon – Portugal

Altis Belém Hotel, Lisbon, Portugal Architecture, Building, Architect, Photos

Altis Belém Hotel Lisbon – Arquitetura Lisboa

Edifícios portugueses : Portuguese Architecture – design by Risco, architects

19 Apr 2010

Altis Belém Hotel

Lisbon, Portugal

Design: Risco

The Altis Belém Hotel is situated in Belém, on the waterfront to the east of the Bom Sucesso Dock and opposite the Belém Cultural Centre. It is a 5-star hotel with 50 rooms and a number of facilities intended to support water sports.

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The main structure, which has two floors, lies perpendicular to the Tagus in such a way as to make best use of the views across the city and the estuary. It is also designed not to constitute a visual obstacle along the axis between the Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries. The hotel is also composed of a rectangular platform, which incorporates the restaurant and creates a “pocket” designed to increase guest privacy. There is an open green space above the platform. A very narrow structure, which sits between the hotel and the restaurant and connects them, possesses a strong identity of its own that is related to the look of the nearby Museum of Popular Art. The interior design is by FSSMGN Architects.

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Altis Belém Hotel Lisbon – Building Information

Architects: Risco (Manuel Salgado, Joao Almeida eTomás Salgado)

Architecture Team: João Almeida, Cristina Picoto, Catarina Pires e GianLuca Bono.
Interior Design: FSSMGN (Fernando Sanchez Salvador e Margarida Grácio Nunes)
Interior Team: Ana Tsukagoshi, Claire Campens, Eliana Candeias Alves, Miguel Ribeiro Carvalho, Nelson Magro, Sofia Torres Pereira
Panels Ilustration: Alexandre Mendes, Ana Cunha, João Pina, Jorge Oliveira e Pedro Duarte
Promoter: APL (Lisbon Harbor Authority)
Client: Altis,SA
Landscape Architecture: NPK
Engineering: STA; LMSA; Dimensionar; Enpesin
Acoustics Consultant: Certiprojecto
Location: Doca do Bom Sucesso, Belém, Lisbon
Date: 1999-2009
Area: 9 086,4 m2
Cost: 12 000 000 €
Photos: FG + SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura

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