Posts Tagged ‘portugal’

Pedras do Mar Resort & SPA by M-arquitectos, Ponta Delgada – Portugal

September 14th, 2017

Both the interior and exterior spaces are protected from harsh weather, the prevailing winds, and sunlight. The Azores, empirically known for having the four seasons in just one day. The local materials – cryptomeria wood and vulcanic basalt stone, greatly responds to the site at issue – both climatic as well as territorial. The Hotel represents all site’s strengths.

Loop table lamps by Utu soulful lighting

September 11th, 2017

Effortlessly crafted to perfection, taking inspiration from the cyclic nature of all things, Loop table lamps stand out for their soft shapes, with opal glass globes kindly wrapped by smooth, curved structures. Movement brought to a pause, preserving a single moment in time that gives shape to Loop lamps.

Portugal SERIP Lighting Exhibition Hall by CUN Design, Beijing – China

September 4th, 2017

Exhibition hall design is a sort of display design, which combines the best space relation between people, exhibits and space. When I was commissioned by SERIP to do the design, all I wanted to do is creating a very different form of exhibition hall.

Wodify Office by MCA, Lisbon – Portugal

April 14th, 2017

The Lisbon office was built in order to create a unique international environment for a team of engineers and designers to work on our membership management software and performance tracking system tool.

Estoril Praia FC Clube 39 by Yaroslav Galant, Estoril – Portugal

March 24th, 2017

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The new dynamic structure has been constructed on a roof of an already existing building. “Clube 39” includes offices and the universal transformable space, which joins restaurant, training center, conference hall, museum and open terrace facing training fields.

Co-working space by Selgascano, Lisbon – Portugal

February 15th, 2017

As the trend of co-working spaces around the world is on the rise, Second Home Lisboa hopes to evolve into a venue that focuses on sustainability and sparks conversation and relationships between occupants. With over 1,000 plants and trees organized throughout, Selgascano uses greenery not only as a decorative element, but also to reduce background noise and improve air quality.

MR&MRS White Store by Paulo Merlini arquitetos, Leça da Palmeira – Portugal

January 6th, 2017

We flooded the space with more than a thousand hangers that, because of their intrinsique aesthetic value involves the user in a unique ambient. Hangers are almost renegade in the store design, their functional pertinence is such that they’re almost always thrown backstage.

Óptica Queirós by Tsou Arquitectos, Póvoa de Lanhoso – Portugal

November 24th, 2016


The shelves of the eyeglass frames follows the shop design in all it dimension. They perform the double function of showcase from the inside and outside and also work as sun blockers. All the functional elements follow the global design, creating a unifying image of the whole.

Basho Sushi House by Paulo Merlini, Porto – Portugal

November 17th, 2016



Not wanting to distract from the preparation of the raw seafood dishes, Merlini decided the ceiling would be the optimum place for a design feature. He therefore suspended 8,400 chopsticks – commonly used as utensils for eating Asian cuisine – to create an undulating installation above customers’ heads.

O Mercado restaurant – food court by GAC3000, Lisbon – Portugal

October 23rd, 2016

In the center of the space it has been at a kiosk for fresh produce such as salads, juices or fruit. The palette of materials used for the study includes natural stones for flooring, marble, oak wood, bricks and hydraulic tiles that help to create the informal atmosphere of urban markets.

MAAT Museum by Amanda Levete, Lisbon – Portugal

October 2nd, 2016

Led by director Pedro Gadanho, MAAT will explore contemporary culture through visual arts, new media, architecture, technology, and science. ‘MAAT not only supports Portuguese artists,’ explains Gadanho, ‘but also local curators who are important figures in the cultural development of a place, as producers of content and relationships.’

Forte Santa Catarin by RVdM Arquitecto, Figueira da Foz – Portugal

September 14th, 2016

The most significant intervention was the introduction of hidden infrastructure enabling its adaptation to the new program without losing its original spatial relationship, internally and externally – with the natural surrounding and its urban landscape – as a place of seclusion, lookout and observation.

Landscape as architecture exhibition by João Gomes da Silva and Paulo David, Santa Maria de Belém – Portugal

August 1st, 2016

The projects presented do not follow any chronological principle, but appear here because they develop themes that bring us closer to understanding the possible relationship between architecture and landscape proposed by the work of the two architects.

Hostel CONII by Estudio ODS, Quarteira – Portugal

June 27th, 2016

The wet areas finished with small tiles 10x10cm and an industrial wood panel OSB that is present in every space of the hostel, in furniture, flooring in bedrooms, the bunk beds, the kitchen and the wainscoting.

Fábrica da Nata Patisserie by Shopworks Portugal, Lisbon – Portugal

April 17th, 2016

The antique chandeliers add a touch of class and the glass roof allows natural light to flood in. Teamed with dynamic window displays fronting on to a planned terrace area, Fabrica da Nata is established as the destination place for the Portuguese Pastel de Nata experience.

Espaço Espelho d’ Água by DC.AD & Vitor Vicente, Lisbon – Portugal

February 9th, 2016

Visually polluting features have been removed, a non-original structure to the south has been demolished and the overall framework restored.

Sobreiras – Alentejo Country Hotel by FAT, Serra de Grandola – Portugal

December 11th, 2015

Both exterior and interior walls and roofs were designed and characterized considering the thermal and acoustic insulation needs of the different spaces.

KALORIAS Club by Estúdio AMATAM, Montijo – Portugal

November 19th, 2015



The KALORIAS brand is in a period of rejuvenation.

Santos da Casa Wine Branding by Wine & Shine

November 11th, 2015



Santos da Casa wine range branding took a fresh approach to demystify wines and ease the choice for new consumers.

TONIK Health Club Renovation by Estúdio AMATAM, Lisbon – Portugal

October 25th, 2015



The initial assumption was simple: updating the Reception and Foyer image and layout of Tonik Health Club – located in one of the premium locations of Lisbon, Laranjeiras.