Industrial Heritage

SOREFAME , shaping steel and progress

By |2021-01-23T22:44:22+00:00January 18th, 2018|Industrial Heritage|

SOREFAME, shaping steel and progress SOREFAME - Sociedades Reunidas de Fabricações Metálicas, S.A.R.L.  was probably a company that forever marked the industrial history of Portugal, not only by what it produced but, also for the tremendous know-how and manufacture [...]

Sampaio Ferreira & Cª, Textiles, Electricity and a Legacy

By |2021-01-23T23:18:36+00:00January 4th, 2018|Industrial Heritage|

Sampaio Ferreira & Cª, Textiles, Electricity and a Legacy Sampaio Ferreira & Cª, Lda. is another extension of the great work and vision of the industrialist Narciso Ferreira.Introduction to the industrial profile of Narciso Ferreira was already made in [...]

Arrábida – Uniting Margins and Future

By |2021-01-21T22:14:44+00:00December 10th, 2017|Industrial Heritage|

Arrábida bridge is an impressive and one of the most emblematic architectural examples in Oporto, immediately recognized by anyone in Portugal as one of the key profiles of this city.   Six bridges, this is one of them.   The Project    Since early 40's it had become apparent [...]

Siloauto, iconic car parking silo

By |2021-01-24T16:34:59+00:00November 29th, 2017|Industrial Heritage|

Siloauto, iconic car parking silo The Siloauto, (Alberto José Pessoa and João Abel Bessa, architects, 1964) is a circular, multi-stage, car parking building situated in Oporto downtown, and an iconic building. The building is managed and maintained by the municipal government. [...]

Penha Sanctuary Religion and Style

By |2021-01-24T16:40:14+00:00November 29th, 2017|Industrial Heritage|

Penha Sanctuary Religion and Style Combining views, architecture and religion, the Penha Sanctuary (Guimarães, Portugal) is unique. A project of the portuguese architect José Marques da Silva (18 Oct 1869 – 6 Jun 1947), one of the most important architects of modern architecture in [...]

Fábrica de Louça Massarelos Oporto

By |2021-01-04T21:19:19+00:00November 29th, 2017|Industrial Heritage|

Fábrica de Louça de Massarelos is one of the oldest ceramic factory of Oporto and  contributed to one of the most recognized hallmarks of the city : it's incredible ceramic tile works decorating so many buildings facades. In fact, architectural decorative ceramic with so many varieties and motifs are [...]

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