The celebratory piece Eclipse marks the 20th anniversary of the classification of the historic centre of Porto as Unesco World Heritage site. A temporary installation, Eclipse is a project by architecture studio FAHR 021.3.
Design: AL_A, architects – MAAT shortlisted for 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. The first phase was designed by the architecture practice headed by Stirling Prize-winning architect Amanda Levete.
The objective was to rehabilitate a set of 3 existing apartments, each one with an area of about 200 sqm, maintaining its housing function with large typologies and allowing simultaneously its use as touristic units.
Claus Porto, a Portuguese 130 years old scents brand, has opened it’s first flagship store in Lisbon downtown. A heritage built not just by their impressive material assets, but also by their intangible patrimony, linked to the objects’ symbolic quality and value.
A 113 sqm vertical garden in new restaurant/gallery/concert venue next to the river in Belem, Lisbon. It wraps around the kitchen inserted into this renovated 1940s pavilion. Several windows cuts through the plant surface.
The shape of the house stretches on the ground, unfolding from a wall that supports three volumes. Each one has a different scale, offering a different experience, resulting in a dynamic and playful composition.