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Portuguese Architecture Developments

Key Property Designs + Buildings in Portugal, Europe

post updated 11 October 2021


Architecture Developments in Portugal

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Portuguese Architecture Developments.

We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Portugal. The focus is on contemporary Portuguese buildings but information on traditional buildings in Portugal is also welcome.

We have 5 pages of Portuguese Architecture selections.

Portuguese Architecture : main page with news + key buildings

Portuguese Architecture Designs : A-C

Portuguese Architecture Developments : D-G (this page)

Portuguese Building Developments : F-I

Portuguese Building Designs : J-O

Portuguese Buildings : P-Z

Portuguese Building Developments – Latest Design Additions

New Portuguese Architecture – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

DJ House, Carcavelos
Design: [i]da Arquitectos
DJ House Portuguese Architecture Developments
photograph : Joao Morgado
DJ House Carcavelos – 6 Jul 2012
A central patio divides the house into two parts and organizes the interior spaces: on the west side, an open horizontal space to the garden receives the dining room and the kitchen; on the east side, a vertical space, located at a lower level in relation to the public route to ensure domestic privacy, receives the living room.

Francisco de Arruda School, Lisbon
Design: José Neves
Francisco de Arruda School Portuguese Architecture Developments
Laura Castro Caldas & Paulo Cintra; João Dias
Francisco de Arruda School
This building 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.

Fonte da Luz Housing, Oporto
Design: Barbosa & Guimaraes
Porto Housing
photo : © José Campos Moreira – Porto
Fonte da Luz Housing
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. In this batch of street corner, only the robustness of the exterior masonry of granite weathered over the years, which like a skeleton waiting patiently for a new “body.”

Portuguese Architectural Developments

Key New Architecture Developments in Portugal, alphabetical:

Education Center of Antas, Porto
Design: AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos
Education Center of Antas Portuguese Architecture Developments
photograph : José Campos – Arqf.net
Education Center of Antas
The site of action is part of an urban context through the recently redesigned Detailed Plan of Antas. The nearby is not defined by buildings, with only the north to the existence of a huge slope and south of the proposed construction site.

Estoril Congress Centre
Design: Regino Cruz Architects
Estoril Congress Centre Building
photograph : Rui Morais de Sousa
Estoril Congress Centre
The Estoril Exhibition and Congress Centre is the 1998 international competition-winning project for DTCE, promoted in order to create an additional focus of economic growth and tourist development in the Estoril region. A key element for this new increase, the Congress Centre is modern, functional, of high quality, innovative, lasting and in harmony with its surroundings.

Estoril Sol Residence, southwest Portugal
Design: Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos
Estoril Sol Residence
photograph : Joao Morgado
Estoril Sol Residence, Cascais
The new housing complex appears at the site of the Hotel Estoril-Sol, a building of 20 floors from the 1960s, which was demolished to make way for this new construction.

Family Tomb in the Açor Mountains
Design: Pedro Dias
Açor Mountains Family Tomb Portuguese Architecture Developments
picture from architect
Family Tomb in the Açor Mountains

Farmville, Paredes
Design: AND-RÉ architecture
Paredes building
image from architects

French Gourmet Pastry, Lisbon
Design: 71 Arquitectos
Gourmet Pastry Lisbon Portuguese Architecture Developments
photo : Joao Morgado
Gourmet Pastry Portugal, São Mamede

Funchal Multipurpose Pavilion, Madeira
Design: Risco
Funchal Building
image from architect
Funchal Building

More Portuguese Architecture Developments online soon

Major Portugal Architectural Designs – No Images

Escola Secundária D. Dinis, Lisbon
Design: Bak Gordon, arquitectos

Estação do Oriente – Gare do Oriente, Lisbon
Design: Santiago Calatrava Architects

EXPO ’98 – Portuguese Pavilion, Lisbon
Design: Alvaro Siza Architects

More Architecture Developments in Portugal online soon

Location: Portugal, Western Europe

New Buildings in Portugal

Portuguese Architect

Portuguese Houses

Oporto Architecture Competition

Premios Construir

Oporto Buildings

Arquitetura portuguesa : Lisboa

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