The co-founder of Second Home spoke to Debika Ray as he launched a new space in Lisbon

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As the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology opened in Lisbon, a new wave of European architects exhibiting alongside it asked if extravagant, self-consciously sculptural buildings have had their time

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Thursday, 28 January 2016 00:00

Misericórdia, Lisbon

A group of architects in the Portuguese capital is fixing like-minded tenants up with vacant spaces, and the creative spirit is spilling out into the streets. Syma Tariq paid them a visit

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The architect’s esoteric collection of objects plays past against present, with ancient Greek pots alongside Sex Pistols magazines. It is a theme she explores in many of her buildings, from Selfridges Birmingham (Icon’s first cover) to the new V&A courtyard

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Friday, 19 April 2013 16:58

Branca-Lisboa by Marco Sousa Santos

Marco Sousa Santos has used traditional Portuguese craftsmanship and local timber to create a furniture collection inspired by his home city of Lisbon.

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A restoration project has brought the crumbling ruins of a Lisbon theatre back to life by enclosing them in vast planes of terracotta concrete.

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011 12:24

Champalimaud Centre by Charles Correa

Charles Correa’s medical research centre in Lisbon is a private building that has turned over half its site to dramatic public spaces.

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Thursday, 11 August 2011 16:56

Estoril Sol by Gonçalo Byrne

An apartment building in Cascais, Portugal,acts as a large-scale sculpture connectingthe surrounding park to the coast.

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Destruction was preservation at the new home of the Museum of Design and Fashion, or MUDE, in Lisbon. Ricardo Carvalho & Joana Vilhena Arquitectos took a 1950s bank in the historic centre of the city and sandblasted it to within an inch of its life.
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