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Location: Portugal

Viana Viana do Castelo, Portugaldo Castelo Multipurpose Pavilion by Eduardo Souto de Moura in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
Photo:Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography
August 22, 2013 /

Viana do Castelo Multipurpose Pavilion
Eduardo Souto de Moura
Viana do Castelo, Portugal

The new multipurpose pavilion in the small North-Portuguese city of Viana do Castelo by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Eduardo Souto de Moura is a playfully sculptural addition to a prominent harbor strip.

Houses for elderly people in Alcácer do Sal -
Aires Mateus e Associados. Exterior view. Photo: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Architectural Photography
July 04, 2013 /

Houses for elderly people in Alcácer do Sal
Aires Mateus e Associados
Alcácer do Sal, Portugal

In Alcácer do Sal, in the Portuguese Alentejo region, the Lisbon based architects Aires Mateus have created houses - in plural - for elderly people as a new residence facility for the already existing Santa Casa de la Misericordia health center.

Pousada de Cascais by Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos in Cascais, Portugal
October 22, 2012 /

Pousada de Cascais
Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos
Cascais, Portugal

The Pousada de Cascais is set within the walls of the historical 16th century Citadel of Cascais fortress, one of the military forts built to defend the coast and entrance of the Tagus river. The fortress was acquired by the Cascais municipality for cultural and tourism purposes in 2003 and has now been fully converted to a luxury hotel.

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