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Architect from Porto wins Sacred Architecture prize

The Joaquim Portela Arquitetos atelier won the third prize for its sacred architecture project, the Cohen Chapel, in the Swiss Alps, awarded every four years by the Frate Sole Foundation, in the framework of Sacred Art and Architecture International Prize.

Key delivery ceremony of the first affordable housing in Porto Historic Centre

The Municipality of Porto carried out the official ceremony of the key handover of the first 14 houses under the affordable housing policy of Porto City Hall, namely via the municipal company Porto Vivo, SRU. These first 14 dwellings, located in Porto Historic Centre, at Morro da Sé, were assigned by the drawing of lots under the tender carried out by Porto Vivo, SRU. The ceremony, which was held at the Council chambers, was attended by Mayor Rui Moreira and Councillors Pedro Baganha and...

Definitely, the Garden of Marquês is a new must-visit garden in Porto

The Garden of Marquês is greener and now has camellia's flowerbeds. The plot has been expanded, following the plantation of those iconic flowers, making this a new must-visit garden at the Invicta.

Super Bock Arena - Pavilhão Rosa Mota wins the Oscar of Real Estate 2020

The Award for Best Commerce Building 2020 was given to Super Bock Arena - Pavilhão Rosa Mota, in the Collective Device Category, organised by Magazine Imobiliário, in an event that took place in Sintra.

The National Architecture Award of Spain 2019 was granted to Siza Vieira

Álvaro Siza, 86 years old, one of the most decorated architects in the world, has just been honoured with the National Architecture Award of Spain 2019, in Spanish the "Premio Nacional de Arquitectura de España", for outstanding work in his field. The award is granted by the Government of Spain, on an annual basis.

Porto City Hall awards rehabilitation projects in the city

The regeneration of the city's architectural heritage by private initiative was awarded by Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira, in a prize-giving ceremony held at the main hall of Porto City Hall. The Prize "João de Almada" was presented to the best accomplished rehabilitation projects.

Rediscover the existing building hidden potentialities with "Yellowred" by architect João F. Machado

"Yellowred, on reused architecture" by architect João F. Machado helps evaluate the potential for rehabilitating or rebuilding, in "Circo de Ideias" bookshop, July 8, starting at 5 pm.

Open House Porto showcases outstanding architecture and promotes debate on the cities of the future

Victoria Thornton, Open House international mentor attended the public presentation of the 3rd edition of this event aimed at showcasing outstanding architecture for all to experience, completely for free.

Porto Innovation Hub debates Architecture and Urbanism

Porto Innovation Hub continues with the series of debates of the "Innovation in the transformation of the city" programme. This time, the venue receives a debate themed on architecture and urbanism.