Tag Carlos Castanheira

Carlos Castanheira

12-03-2015

Carlos Castanheira

Born in Lisbon, Carlos Castanheira (1957) is part of a generation of Portuguese architects considered the professional progeny of Alvaro Siza, with whom Castanheira worked for fourteen years and with whom he has collaborated on several occasions, including in recent years.

Porto Poetic: Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura exhibition at the Triennale

19-09-2013

Porto Poetic: Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura exhibition at the Triennale

The opening of the exhibition, which opens the fall season at the Triennale di Milano, will be attended by Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura.

Castanheira: a house of cement and wood

09-06-2011

Castanheira: a house of cement and wood

The house designed by Carlos Castanheira on the Madalena coast in Portugal is made of rough cement, with the added value of details such as frames, roof and furniture made of wood. The large ground floor windows face south to establish an ongoing dialogue with the garden. The only decoration is provided by the textures of the materials.

A wooden house in Gerês National Park

09-05-2011

A wooden house in Gerês National Park

The plan for a house in Gerês National Park in Portugal is an example of the kind of architecture that sets aside formal advocacy to draw its inspiration from nature and mould itself completely to its requirements, revealing one of the many faces of sustainability: the one based on attentive use of materials and interaction with the landscape.

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