Lisbon Architecture – Lisbon Buildings

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Lisbon Architecture

Portuguese Architecture – Built Environment in Portugal

Arquitetura Lisboa
Lisbon Architecture Photos
Paula Rêgo Museum
image : ZA
Lisbon Architecture Photos – 9 Jan 2013
Photographs of various key designs in and around the city

Lisbon Architectural Walking Tours
Atlantic Pavillion Lisbon
photograph ©
Lisbon Architecture Tours – launched 27 Sep 2012
Our Architectural Tours can focus on traditional buildings, contemporary buildings or both. The Tour can be an introduction to the city’s main buildings or can be tailored to your group’s interests.

Lisbon Architecture Triennale Event
12 Sep – 15 Dec
Lisbon Architecture Triennale
The third Lisbon Architecture Triennale ‘Close, Closer’
Chief Curator: Beatrice Galilee
Curators: José Esparza, Mariana Pestana and Liam Young
Graphic Design: Zak Group
Close, Closer, the third edition of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale examines the political, technological, emotional, institutional, and critical forms of global spatial practice.

Lisbon Building – Latest Designs

Arroios Apartment, Lisbon, southern Portugal
Design: Tiago Filipe Santos
Arroios Apartment
photo : invisiblegentleman

Arroios Apartment – 9 Oct 2012
The apartment is part of a typical Lisbon old building. It’s long proportion produces a set of spaces on which the presence of natural light is the main challenge. The apartment is refurbished having the courtyard/garden as a central area that is totally open to the living room and adjacent spaces. The courtyard is the main source of natural light for the apartment.

Ajuda Housing, Lisbon, southern Portugal
4º nʼajuda Lisboa
photo : invisiblegentleman

Ajuda Housing Lisbon – 14 Jun 2012
“This project is very special to us. First, because the client is special – enjoys architecture, understands our proposals and modifications, and above all, is enthusiastic with the project as much as we are!”

Calçada do Lavra Building, Lisbon, southern Portugal
Jorge Mealha
Calçada do Lavra Building
photo : João Morgado

Calçada do Lavra Building – 24 Apr 2012
The Project concerns the rehabilitation of an old building, presumably built at the end of the XIX century, but that was only registered in 1906. A cost-controlled operation, proposed by the owner, Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa, intended to rehab this building that was at risk of collapse.

Francisco de Arruda School
José Neves
Francisco de Arruda School
photos : Laura Castro Caldas & Paulo Cintra; João Dias

Francisco de Arruda School
It is a project within the “School Modernization Program” sponsored by the Parque Escolar, for a school originally designed by architect José António Pedroso in 1956.
The three bodies that constitute the school are situated on the hillside in the continuity of the Faculty of Agronomy fields, overlooking the district of Alcântara.

Marquesa de Alorna School
José Neves
Marquesa de Alorna School
photo : Laura Castro Caldas & Paulo Cintra

Marquesa de Alorna School – added 19 Mar 2012
The existing Marquesa de Alorna School, designed by architect José Sobral Blanco in 1956, was one of the 50 schools built in Portugal according to the type promoted by the Construction Board for Secondary and Technical Education in the 1950’s. Like many of these schools, it had two main bodies, one containing the academic and administrative areas, the other containing the gym and cafeteria.

French Gourmet Pastry, Rua da Escola Politécnica, São Mamede, central Lisbon
71 Arquitectos
Gourmet Pastry Lisbon
photo : Joao Morgado

French Gourmet Pastry Lisbon – 22 Feb 2012
Halfway between the garden of the Principe Real and the Botanical Garden, we can find on the ground floor of a eighteenth century building the most specialized French pastry in the capital, “Poison d’Amour.”

Casa Possanco, near Lisbon
Casa Possanco
photo : FG + SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura

Casa Possanco – 23 Jun 2011
The cultural meeting point joining the house owners and the architects was based on their common interest: an undoubtedly contemporary architecture, but one whose nature and final expression would also be the outcome of a research of the paradigms figuring in the traditional architecture of the region, the Alentejo.

Lisbon Buildings

Alphabetical list of major Lisbon Architecture / Developments:

Alcântara-Marx redevelopment
Jean Nouvel Architects

Altis Belém Hotel
Altis Belém Hotel
image from architect

Altis Belém Hotel

The Champalimaud Foundation : Cancer Centre
Charles Correa Associates with RMJM Hillier & Consiste
Champalimaud Foundation Lisbon
image from architect

Lisbon Research Center

Chiado Fire Site Development, Chiado, Lisbon

Alvaro Siza Architects

Escola Secundária D. Dinis
Bak Gordon, arquitectos

Estação do Oriente – Gare do Oriente
Santiago Calatrava Architects
Oriente train station Lisbon
photograph ©

EXPO ’98 – Portuguese Pavilion
Alvaro Siza Architects
Portuguese Pavilion Lisbon
photograph ©

Habitable Sculpture
Miguel Arruda architect
Habitable Sculpture Lisbon
image : FG+SG-Fotografia de Arquitectura

Habitable Sculpture

Harbour Control Tower
Gonçalo Byrne

Museu do Farol de Santa Marta, Cascais
camara municipal de cascais

Onion Pinch
Caterina Tiazzoldi, E. Benamor Duarte
Onion Pinch Lisbon
photo : Sebastiano Pellion di Persano

Onion Pinch

Rossio Station
Broadway Malyan
Rossio Station Lisbon
photograph : Fernando Guerra

Rossio Station

Sao Gabriel towers – Vasco da Gama centre


School of Music of the Polytechnic Institute
João Luis Carrilho da Graça, JLCG arquitectos lda.

Vodafone HQ
Alexandre Burmester Arquitectos Associados
Vodafone Headquarters Lisbon
photograph ©

Note – Lisboa is often translated as Lisbon in English

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Portuguese Architecture – Selection

Cork House, Esposende
Arquitectos Anónimos
Cork House Portugal
photo © Ivo Canelas

Cork House Portugal

Palácio de Justiça de Gouveia
Barbosa & Guimaraes
Law Courts in Gouveia
photo : José Campos, architectural photography

Palácio de Justiça de Gouveia

Portuguese Architecture Studios

Porto Buildings

Comments / photos for the Portuguese Architecture page welcome

Lisbon Buildings – page