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
Luís Pedro Silva unfurls a shimmering ribbon of glazed white tiles to bring the glamour of long-distance travel to an industrial port in northern Portugal
A 50m-long courtyard surrounded by monolithic concrete walls creates an air of mystery around Valerio Olgiati’s retreat in rural Portugal
An exhibition at Montreal’s Canadian Centre for Architecture explores people-powered architecture movement in 1970s Portugal that overthrew a despotic regime
An innovative take on the traditional Portuguese stool allows users to custom-build the perfect perch and keep a fire going at the same time
A restoration project has brought the crumbling ruins of a Lisbon theatre back to life by enclosing them in vast planes of terracotta concrete.
The Portuguese city of Guimarães crowns its year as European Capital of Culture with a bold, brass gallery by Pitágoras Architects.
Modernist master Álvaro Siza’s rather sober winery building in Portugal is a refreshing contrast to its more raucous peers.
The Portuguese architect uses bright colours in this refurbished townhouse to highlight his interventions. Just don’t call the results “striking”.
The industrial flavour of Ricardo Bak Gordon’s olive processing plant is tempered by a drizzle of traditional Portuguese design.
Barbosa & Guimarães’ modernist courthouse is an imposing symbol of civic strength rising out of a public square.
A Portuguese house has a facade perforated with “siglas poveiras”, ancient symbols used by local fishermen to mark their possessions and bring good luck.
A visitor centre by Portuguese architect Aires Mateus is a serene addition to a rugged volcanic crater in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean.