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 [...]

Arouca Geopark – Geologic Heritage

By |2022-02-08T14:52:17+00:00November 29th, 2017|Portugal|

  The region The Arouca Geopark is located in northern Portugal and inserted in the Hesperian Massif, and coincides with the Arouca municipality a valley which occupies an area of approximately 329 square kilometers. The entire territory is classified as "Arouca-Geopark" which is [...]

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