Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Award Winners 2012 by Fernando Guerra. Photo of the House for Elderly People in Portugal, by architect Fransisco Aires Mateus.

Arroios Apartment by Tiago Filipe Santos

Lisbon apartment renovated by Portuguese architect Tiago Filipe Santos

Centro Multiusos de Lamego by Barbosa & Guimaraes

Granite bleachers climb the exterior of this sports centre in Portugal by architects Barbosa & Guimarães.

Casa de Sambade by Spaceworkers is  a long house with textured concrete walls

A glazed wall framed by thick concrete runs along the length of this house built into a stepped sloping site in Paredes, Portugal, by Spaceworkers.


Concrete house with rooftop pool offers views over Portugal's Serra d'Arga mountains by Carvalho Araújo


MIMA Light is a small prefabricated house raised up from the landscape on a near-invisible base (Dezeen)

Quinta dos Pombais House, 2015 - OPERA | Design Matters

The awesome site and landscape were the inspiring theme for this house. The deployment of the house comes from the imposition of the polygon with removal of 50 meters to the extreme limits, maintenance of all trees and seeking views privileged.

Villa Extramuros by Vora Arquitectura

Portuguese guesthouse built by Jordi Fornells and Rolf Heinemann of Vora Arquitectur


Interpretation Centre by Paulo Gomes Photographer Nelson Garrido has sent us his photographs of a visitors’ centre by Paulo Gomes that’s nestled into the rock face at an archaeological site in Murça, Portugal


Set against a background of mature trees in rural Portugal, this primary school by Miguel Marcelino is separated into a series of brick cubes