May 19, 2014
Some of them are designed by established architects - such as Gonçalo Byrne and Pritzker Prize winners Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto de Moura - whereas many of them were created by younger offices that tend to take on varied multidisciplinary, temporary and smaller scale work in response to Portugal's current turbulant financial situation. A key example and a project that positions the architect as a critic, curator and activist, is the Tanto Mar exhibition curated by Lisbon-based Ateliermob. The show, currently on display at the Cultural Centre of Belem, celebrates works by Portuguese architects operating all over the globe.
"Architecture news: letter from Portugal" by Catarina de Almeida Brito