The Museum is open to the public for the first time following restoration and now connected to the adjacent Pinacoteca Civica to create a major museum complex.
Four thick stone walls, the remaining elements of an ancient rural house, enclose a wooden frame that explores the full height of the interior.
Ricardo Oliveira Alves has sent us photographs of the Embracing House by Pedro Quintela
Architect Ricardo Moreno was faced with one of the most difficult tasks an Architect may have, to develop the design and construction of its own home, photographed by Ricardo Oliveira Alves.
The solar paneled roof is a combination of the traditional Japanese inclined roof and the flat modern roof that covers an indoor garage and a two level interior.
A submission by Ricardo Oliveira Alves Photography capturing the volumes that float on the base, where we see only the part that appears above the waterline.
The design for a solar powered, perpetual motion, hydrofoil Trimaran yacht.
This multi functional space (gallery, music hall, living space) needed a ‘blank space’. Thus the kitchen and bath are built into the floor.
An amazing way of bringing light into a ‘one-façade’ enclosed volume.
The highlight of this project is the main entrance with a large reflecting pool that ends in a trough for horses.
A massive triangular structure, forms a terrace for the cellar, a covered house entrance, and a curved staircase, the entrance promenade of the Gumno house.
To cut cost as well as meet sustainability goals of the clients, the building was designed using standard sized, off the shelf sheet-goods to minimize waste.
The walls of the building extend to enclose a garden and first-floor terrace.
The program is developed in 4 parallel aisles formed by a sum of modules achieving greater heights and therefore higher volumes based on SIP panels.
The two housing units have independent outside access but communicate through an internal staircase that makes them into a single residence.
The internal galleries have been designed as flexible white box environments.
The five round-formed pavilions of ephemeral structure are cloaked in a faceted shell of white aluminium panels consisting of demountable cells.
Artist and designer Andrej Urem has created the AU Collection, a series of candles that are based on architectural forms.
The chair is made out of two sheets of plywood. Composed of 29 main curved sections that are cut into two or three pieces overlaped, making it very efficient in the use of material.
A skin of brick is all it takes to keep a secret and two worlds exist happily side by side with a public face that cheerfully greets the street while giving nothing away about the world behind.