Single Building Shortfilm

Álvaro Siza Vieira - Vidago Palace Hotel&Spa

Long-revered as a spa retreat among Europe's elite - who came to benefit from the famed mineral waters of Vidago - Vidago Palace is a legend reborn. Like in most of Siza Vieira's designs the stand out feature of this project is the intimate relation between the previous Beaux-arts Hotel and the Spa expansion.

Eduardo Souto Moura - S.C.Braga Stadium

AXA Stadium was designed by architect Eduardo Souto Moura and Engineer Rui Furtado from Afaconsult Company. The Stadium was built for Euro 2004, held in Portugal and it's greatly influenced by the designs of some of the most significant amphitheaters of ancient Rome and Greece.


Álvaro Siza Vieira - Leça da Palmeira Pools

Built originaly in 1966, the Leça da Palmeira Pool is one of the first buildings designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira. Fully integrated with the seaside sidewalk this building is totally fused with the rocks. Leça da Palmeira Pools is one the projects mentioned in the Pritzker Prize award note for Siza Vieira.

Agostinho Ricca Boavista Church - Coming soon

One of the most important architects of the portuguese modernism, despite his influence in Portuguese architecture Agostinho Rica has very few publications. This small church was built in the 70's and it's an absolute masterpiece.

Career Overview

Álvaro Siza Vieira - 1992 Pritzker Prize

Álvaro Joaquim de Melo Siza Vieira, is a Portuguese architect known by his ability to connect architecture with it's context and circumstance. Based in Porto, Portugal he is the 1992 Pritzker Prize winner.

Eduardo Souto Moura - 2011 Pritzker Prize

Widely influenced by the work of Mies Van Der Rohe, Eduardo Souto de Moura is know for the use of clean lines and honest approaches. Based in Porto, Portugal he is the 2011 Pritzker Prize winner.


Architectural Refurbishment

Widely considered one of the most difficult challenges in architecture, architectural refurbisments force the architects to work the previous history and characteristics of the original building.