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post updated 11 September 2022
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Porto Architectural Competition
18 Sep 2013 submission deadline
Call For Ideas – International Competition
Urban regeneration of the block Aurifícia Porto, Portugal
Porto Architecture Competition
Submissions deadline: 17.00 (Lisbon Time) September 18th, 2013
The Portuguese Council of Architects – Northern Chapter launched the Call For Ideas – International Competition | Urban regeneration of the block Aurifícia Porto, Portugal, which intends to define urban regeneration strategies for the block bounded by Álvares Cabral Street, by República Square and Mártires da Liberdade Street, by Bragas Street, and by Cedofeita Street.

1 Jul 2013
Porto Bakery, Gondomar
Design: Paulo Merlini arquitectura
Oporto Buildings Bakery Portugal interior design
photo : Joao Morgado
Porto Bakery
Before designing this project the architects visited and analyzed other similar spaces trying to find some errors that could be corrected. They found out that a basic error being committed was that most of these services only had one type of space. This design attitude ignored the variation of mood one feels during the day, or even one is alone or with friends, needs a place to read a book or just wants to socialize.

22 May 2013
Eskada Club
Design: AAMD
Eskada Club Porto
photo : Joao Morgado
Eskada Club Porto
Drawing on themes from luxury, glamorous and trendy blends Eskada Club Porto stands for an invigorating atmosphere. Thought from a range of differently design rooms, each with its own special feature it has achieved a unique environment out of the mix between past, present and future.

10 Apr 2013
College CEBES – Porto School Building
Design: OVAL – Avelino Oliveira, architects
CEBES College Porto
photo : Joao Morgado
College CEBES Porto
A group of buildings for the new facilities of the College Cebes (secondary school), which is situated in Foz do Douro, in the municipality of Porto. The project proposes a building that is based on the integration in the surrounding environment characterized by single-family luxury homes, volumes somewhat fragmented, with balconies and rooftops.

Fonte da Luz Housing
Design: Barbosa & Guimaraes
Porto Housing
photo : © José Campos Moreira – Porto
Fonte da Luz Housing – 4 Jun 2012
On a street corner on the Foz of the Douro in Oporto, where once have existed a square and a fountain, the new roads, were built higher “sinking” the pre-existing buildings. Some of the buildings, unfortunately, were replaced, others with some difficulties resisted.

Vidago Palace Spa, Oporto
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira Architect
Vidago Palace Spa Oporto Buildings
photo : Nelson Garrido
Vidago Palace Spa – 2 May 2012
Latest building by Pritzker Prize winning architect Álvaro Siza Vieira: in stark contrast to the main building’s Belle Epoque opulence, The Spa is a minimalist oasis of clean lines and white marble.

Bar La Bohème entre amis, Oporto
Design: AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos
Bar La Bohème Oporto Buildings
photo : Jose Campos
Bar La Bohème entre amis – 7 Mar 2012
Located in the “Galeria de Paris” street, amidst the downtown area of Porto. The redesign sought to implement and structuralize the space, creating its own identity. The solution was formalized through the texture and the colour of the wood, which defines the space and provides depth to the structure’s design.

Patio Huguenot, Oporto
Design: 10dedosvalentes
Patio Huguenot Oporto Buildings
photo : Pedro Afonso
Patio Huguenot – 17 Feb 2012
A shelter for horses and riders… in the core of an urban soil.

Fraunhofer Portugal
Design: Pedra Silva Architects
Fraunhofer Portugal Oporto Buildings
photo : João Morgado
Fraunhofer Oporto – 27 Sep 2011

Carlos Ramos Pavilion, School of Architecture of Porto
Design: Álvaro Siza Vieira
Carlos Ramos Pavilion Oporto Buildings
photo : Nelson Garrido
Carlos Ramos Pavilion Porto
This is one of a set of buildings of the School of Architecture of Porto (FAUP), in Portugal, designed by the architect Álvaro Siza. Built between 1985 and 1986 has recently been rehabilitated.

Tower Plaza, Vila Nova de Gaia
Design: Regino Cruz Architect
Tower Plaza Vila Nova de Gaia Oporto Buildings
image : FG + SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura
Tower Plaza Vila Nova de Gaia

Living Foz apartment building
Design: dEMM arquitectura
Living Foz apartments Oporto Buildings
image from the architect
Living Foz

Hospital CUF Porto
MVentura & Associados Arquitectos
Hospital CUF Porto Building
photo : António Teixeira
Hospital CUF Porto

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Oporto Buildings arranged alphabetically:

Alvaro Siza Office

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Blood Bank centre
ARX Portugal

Casa da Música
Rem Koolhaas Architects / OMA
Casa da Música Oporto Buildings
photo by Charlie Koolhaas, Courtesy of Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Porto building – Concert Hall

Education Center of Antas, Porto
AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos
Education Center of Antas Oporto Buildings
image : José Campos – Arqf.net
Education Center of Antas

House, Outeiro Street
Ezzo Arquitectura

Leça Swimming Pools, just north of Porto
Álvaro Siza Vieira
Leça Swimming Pools Oporto Buildings
photo from architect
Leça Swimming Pools

Oporto Museum of Modern Art
Alvaro Siza Architects

Oporto University – School of Architecture
Alvaro Siza Architects

Salgueiros Housing, Lapa
AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos
Travessa de Salgueiros Housing Porto
photograph : João Ferrand
Porto Housing

Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Rua D.João de Castro 210
Alvaro Siza

School of Architecture at Oporto University, Via Panorámica
Alvaro Siza

Tendinha dos Clérigos bar
AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos
Bar Porto
photograph : João Ferrand
Porto bar

Torre Burgo
Souto de Moura – Arquitectos, S.A.

Vodafone Building, Porto
Barbosa & Guimarães
Vodafone Building Porto
image © Barbosa & Guimarães
Vodafone Building

Oporto architect : Alvaro Siza

Alvaros Siza was educated at the University of Porto School of Architecture – Escola de Belas Artes between 1949 and 55. Later in his career he went on to teach at the Oporto School of Architecture, Portugal. Alvaros Siza Architects have had a Studio in Porto since 1954.

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Location: Oporto, Portugal, southwestern Europe

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