We are at Cais do Sodré, Rua da Ribeira Nova 28, where for 50 years was a butchery that provided Mercado da Ribeira. We are talking about Sala de Corte.
We go in and are welcomed by wooden panels that surround us and lead to what is the work space of the architect José Carlos Cruz and his team. There ideas are born, lines are drawn, plans and projects are constructed on paper.
It was in a cauldron stirred at the pace of society itself, that one of the most important companies of our days was born.
With its head office in Tokyo, SANAA (Sejima And Nishizawa And Associates) is an architecture office founded in 1995 by the Japanese Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa.
In Praia da Rocha, Portimão, the small palace that hosts the Bela Vista Hotel & Spa faces the magnificent landscape of the golden sand and blue ocean, and everything is surrounded by the smell of salt sea breeze and relaxation.
In a life of clearness and continuousness, Eduardo Souto de Moura gave the world an honorable architecture, through an apparent simplicity.
In love with photography, the Portuguese graphic designer and illustrator José Pinheiro found on Instagram the perfect platform to communicate his art.