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Architect Day: Atelier Nuno Lacerda Lopes

Architect Day: Atelier Nuno Lacerda Lopes

Office located in Espinho, Portugal and led by architect Nuno Lacerda Lopes. cnll.pt Nuno Lacerda Lopes was born in 1960 in the city of Rebordosa, received his degree in architecture in 1986 and Ph.D. in 2008, both from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto. The Atelier Nuno Lacerda Lopes develops projects in architecture, engineering, urban planning, landscape, scenery and furniture design. Paramos House, Portugal photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt Gandra School Center, Portugal photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt Paredes School Center, Portugal photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt Valongo House, Portugal photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt Mouriz School Center, Portugal photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt Braga’s House, Portugal photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt Manuel Rei House, Portugal photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt photo © cnll.pt

Architect Day: Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten

Architect Day: Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten

Office located in Breda in the Netherlands and founded by architects Pascal Grosfeld and Bart van der Velde. grosfeldvandervelde.nl Bart van der Velde was born in 1965 and Pascal Grosfeld born in 1967, graduated from the Technical University of Eindhoven in 1995 and 1994 respectively. Worked in large offices as Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Bert Dirrix before forming their own office. University, Utrecht, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl Fire Station, Tete, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl Ignatiusstraat, Breda, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl Apartment Building, Breda, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl Residential Building, Breda, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl Townhouses, Eindhoven, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl Homes Kroeten, Breda, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl House L, Oosterhout, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl Grosfeld van der Velde, Breda, Netherlands photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl photo © grosfeldvandervelde.nl

Oscar Niemeyer, The Architect

Oscar Niemeyer, The Architect

Oscar Ribeiro de Almeida de Niemeyer Soares, an architect from Rio de Janeiro, lived incredible 104 years. He was certainly the most recognized brazilian architect of all times, and one of the most important of the world. Recognized by his projects in concrete and for his attraction for curved shapes, Niemeyer got most of his inspiration from the feminine beauty. "It is not the straight angle that attracts me, nor the straight line, inflexible, hard, created by man. What attracts me is the sensual and free curve, the curves I find in the mountains of my country, in the course of rivers, in the waves, in the body of the favorite woman. The whole universe is made of curves, the curved universe of Einstein." Croqui do Congresso Nacional Maybe it was him that most inspired me to get a degree in architecture. He was and always will be an amazing source of inspiration and study inside colleges, in structure and project classes, in the history and also in the politics of Brazil. Talvez tenha sido ele quem mais me inspirou a me formar em arquietura. Foi, e sempre será, fonte de inspiração e estudo nas faculdades, nas aulas de projeto ou estruturas, na história e também na política do Brasil. Oscar Niemeyer created the main architectural projects in our country, the National Congress, Brasilia Cathedral, MAC from Niterói and the Pampulha church. Niemeyer will be missed. "We have to dream, otherwise things won't happen." São Francisco de Assis Church- Pampulha Museu de Arte Contemporânea - Niterói Museu de Arte Contemporânea - Niterói National Congress - Brasília Cathedral - Brasília Cathedral - Brasília Museu Oscar Niemeyer Serpentine Gallery Edifício Copan Memorla da América Latina Escada do Itamarati "The most important isn't architecture, but life, friends and this unfair world we must change." "I don't believe in an ideal architecture, I believe only in good and bad architecture. I like Le Corbusier as I like Mies, Picasso, Matisse, Machado and Eça. 1907 - 2012 "Life is a blow."