The Free Architecture Guide of Porto (PDF)
City Guides

The Free Architecture Guide of Porto (PDF)

Porto, the second-largest city in Portugal after Lisbon, has a vast and interesting history; and its Roman, Celtic and Muslim influences have left behind a rich architectural legacy. This beautiful area of the Douro River has a surprising mix of buildings: Medieval religious architecture, contemporary structures by starchitects Siza and Soto de Moura and the … Continue reading

Modern Religious Architecture: 10 Stunning Constructions Of The Past 10 Years
Architecture

Modern Religious Architecture: 10 Stunning Constructions Of The Past 10 Years

What’s the role of religion nowadays? In an increasingly stressful and individualistic world, worship places around the world are doing their best at providing peaceful spaces where a community of people can thrive together, as a group. One might think that such a building typology is declining. On the contrary, investment from several institutions (government, … Continue reading

23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Barcelona If You Love Architecture
Architecture

23 Spots You Shouldn’t Miss in Barcelona If You Love Architecture

Nobody can resist the charm of Barcelona. Especially us architects. In Barcelona, the cradle of contemporary urbanism, the landscape is enriched with endless layers of history. Since its first settlers, Roman colonists, generation after generation built here, one on top of another. Romans, Visigoths and a brief Islamic period are still embedded within the city’s … Continue reading