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A glimpse at the winning PORTO Pool Promenade design ideas

Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015
For the Portuguese city of Porto, maintaining its historical connection with the Duoro River is essential as tourism in the city gradually increases. CTRL+SPACE organized the PORTO Pool Promenade ideas competition to explore innovative public space designs that would keep Porto connected to its waterfront while also accommodating…

Kenneth Frampton to receive Lisbon Triennale Lifetime Achievement Award 2013

Posted: Thursday, December 19, 2013
Architecture critic, historian, and professor Kenneth Frampton was named as the 2013 laureate for the Lisbon Triennale Lifetime Achievement Award on Dec. 15. The award recognizes a person or practice whose work and ideas have had a lasting influence on architectural theory and practice today. This year, the…

Josep Lluís Mateo completes Cultural Center in Castelo Branco, Portugal

Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Architect Josep Lluís Mateo has now completed the final phase of the Castelo Branco Cultural Center in Portugal. Mateo first proposed the design, which won first prize, in an invited competition in 2000. The public plaza was then built from 2006-2007. The new Cultural Center in…

Jimenez Lai wins the inaugural Lisbon Triennale Millennium BCP Début Award

Posted: Friday, September 13, 2013
Jimenez Lai continues to take the world by storm: the founder of Chicago-based Bureau Spectacular was announced last night as the winner of the first Lisbon Triennale Millennium BCP Début Award for architects under 35. The announcement took place at Lisbon’s Electricity Museum marking the first day…

Setúbal Public Library Entry by AND-RÉ

Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Portuguese architecture firm AND-RÉ (previously on Bustler) has sent us its stunning entry to the architectural competition for the new public library building in the city of Setúbal, Portugal.

Pritzker Winner Eduardo Souto de Moura Honored with Israel’s Prestigious Wolf Prize

Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2013
Portuguese architect and 2011 Pritzker Prize winner Eduardo Souto de Moura was announced today as one of this year's laureates of Israel’s prestigious Wolf Prize. Souto de Moura is being honored for his achievements in architecture while other prizes are given to scientists in the fields…

“Working with the 99%” Wins a Future Cities Prize in Venice

Posted: Friday, August 31, 2012
Three winning projects were announced in the Future Cities, Planning for the 90 per cent competition: ateliermob (Portugal), Municipal Housing Secretariat of São Paulo (Brazil), and Interazioni Urbane (Italy). The projects are part of the exhibition Future Cities: Planning for the 90 per cent in Venice during the 13th…

Álvaro Siza Vieira Honored with Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Posted: Friday, June 29, 2012
Álvaro Siza Vieira has been selected as laureate of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of this year’s International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Italy. The board of la Biennale di Venezia, currently chaired by Paolo Baratta, under Director David Chipperfield, announced the decision this week,…

PACMAN Recycling Containers Win Iberian Urban Equipment Prize

Posted: Thursday, May 17, 2012
For the second consecutive year, Portuguese design office AND-RÉ has won the Iberian Urban Equipment Prize - Larus/Architectures, this year in the category Urban Furniture with "PACMAN", a captivating design that sets out to change the mindset of citizens in their relation with recycling. In 2011, the…

Portuguese Architect Paulo David Receives 2012 Alvar Aalto Medal

Posted: Friday, February 03, 2012
The 2012 Alvar Aalto Medal was awarded to Portuguese architect Paulo David last night at the World Design Capital Gala in Lahti, Finland. In the view of the jury, David’s architecture forms a convincing synthesis of contemporary and traditional architecture.

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