Casa em Viana do Castelo - Finalist

The Viana do Castelo House is among the 18 finalists for the Premio de Arquitectura Ascensores Enor 2020.

The jury includes Carlos Seoane (president), Carlos Quintáns (secretary), Emilio Tuñón (Gran Premio Enor 2017), Graça Correia, Arturo Franco y María González.

The winners will be announced in November.

Quinta do Bom Pastor Palace - Shortlisted DOMUS Restoration and Preservation Prize

The project for the Quinta do Bom Pastor was a finalist in the international award DOMUS Restoration and Preservation.

Nuno Valentim in the debate 'Which Rehabilitation do we want as a society?'

Nuno Valentim participated in the debate integrated in the VIII Semana da Reabilitação Urbana do Porto 2020. The focus of his intervention was on the importance and responsibility of architects in rehabilitation processes given their generalist training – A holistic vision and a more transversal sensibility to the different problems that arise in these projects. The transmission was done online from the link.

In the photo you can see the Rua do Teatro House, a work awarded in 2019 with the Prémio Nacional de Reabilitação Urbana, cidade do Porto.

Mercado do Bolhão guided tour of the construction site

Nuno Valentim accompanies Mayor Rui Moreira on a guided tour of the market and the ongoing rehabilitation works. In the video that records this important milestone, it is possible to follow the numerous work fronts and the care that is being put into conserving the existing material, restoring identity values and preparing the Mercado do Bolhão for a new cycle – faithful to the tradition of the city of Porto’s fresh market.

Nuno Valentim talks about 'Architecture in times of pandemic'

The film, the project and the rehabilitation work of the Albergues Nocturnos do Porto was the subject of live conversation on instagram. Building Pictures has promoted a series of interviews to talk about ‘Architecture in times of pandemic’. In this conversation there were also talks about options and paths that led the office to work on the subject of rehabilitation – as a knowledge built in a natural way in the framework between other projects and building from scratch.

The House Barragan serves as the motto for the Passa a Palavra, falemos de Arquitectura podcast

Nuno Valentim takes a very personal journey through space and time to talk about the house and the work of this Mexican architect.

Luis Barragan is a reference in contemporary architecture and a Pritzker Prize winner.

The podcast Passa a Palavra is an initiative of Casa Comum cultural community of Reitoria da Universidade do Porto.