Posts Tagged: "Portugal"

Design Hotels: Off The Coasts of Portugal & Africa

I’ve you haven’t heard of Design Hotels, I’m sure you’re familiar with the Starwood Group. Starwood Hotels have held shares, since 2011, in Design Hotels and have recently, within the last 2 years, included the hotel group as it’s 11th brand within its profile. What does this mean exactly? Being a part of the SPG …

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Portugal Pool House | By Colectivarquitectura

Continuing with magnificent pieces of architecture, today we’re talking about a private residence constructed by Colectivarquitectura. This Portugal Pool House is nestled in a peaceful surrounding in Grandola. The property consists of different volumes, an infinity pool and a private driveway. Minimalistic in their nature, the white volumes of the house contrast the blue sky. Each …

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Astro Creates A Mind-bending Mural In Portugal

Astro is a french artist who first started with graffiti art and lately switched his focus more on large format murals. Just recently, he finished one mind-blowing mural in Portugal, and by saying mind-blowing, we literally mean that. This amazing work can be found in the Portuguese city of Loures, on one side of a residential building. With layers of …

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The Gomos Modular Housing System

Samuel Gonclaves is an architect from Portugal that came up with a modular housing system called Gomos System that can be completed in just a few days. Each building consists of smaller units/modules that are assembled on-site. The module or what they call it, Gomos, is made from concrete and assembled together on whatever location the buyer chooses. …

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MYRIAD LISBON | BY SANA HOTELS

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The Myriad Hotel in Lisbon, Portugal could be easily confused with the famous Burj Al Arab in Dubai. Although lower in height (it stands 140 metres tall), it has the same sleek contemporary look and luxury feel like its Arab counterpart. The Myriad by SANA Hotels is located in eastern Lisbon, Parque das Nações to …

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CABANAS NO RIO | COMPORTA PORTUGAL

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Cabanas No Rio (Eng. cabins on the river) is a new project by Aires Mateus, located in Portugal’s region of Comporta, only one hour away south from Lisbon. Situated very close to civilization, but still isolated enough from the city noise, this interesting structure lies in Comporta, region well-known for its stunning white-sand beaches, wine, …

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Casas na Areia, Comporta, Portugal

Just an hour’s drive away from Lisbon lies this beautiful retreat, called Casas na Areia, a perfect place for a tranquil holiday near at the beach, but including all of the benefits that modern technology offers and you would be reluctant to leave behind. Before the purchase and renovation, the land was owned by local …

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TREE SNAKE HOUSES IN PEDRAS SALGADAS PORTUGAL

Pedra Salgadas is an ecological resort that is situated in the Parque de Pedras Salgades, in northern Portugal. Parque de Pedras Salgades is a national park so a resort built there had to be completely ecological and the Tree Snake Houses, built by Luís Rebelo de Andrade and Tiago Rebelo de Andrade, are of minimal …

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Floating Umbrella Installation in the Streets of Agueda, Portugal

Agueda in Portugal is the setting for this wonderful installation by Sextafeira called Floating Umbrellas. This colorful creation is a part of the Agitagueda art festival. Due to the fact that the same idea was used last year this is the second time the streets of this town have been covered with loads of vivid …

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