The group depA [department Architecture] was created in 2009, in Oporto. From the work developed for depA stands out the First prize for the production of the project of the future Museum of Contemporary Art Santiago Ydáñez, in Jaen, Spain, and the block of Avenal, Honor's Mention in the Prémio de Tijolo de Face à Vista Vale da Gândara. The project of block in Avenal was one of the 100 wo...read more
Liquid Pavilion by depA Architects. Photograph © Josè Campos
The Portuguese architecture practice based in Porto, depA Architects, has completed "Liquid Pavilion" in the grounds of Fundação de Serralves designed by Álvaro Siza Vieira. This cultural institution, the most visited museum in Portugal, also includes in the other side of therir lands an Art Deco house and an 18-hectare garden-park.
Here, near the park’s lake, depA architects, has constructed a reflective pavilion using screening short films. The pavilion is filled with colour, light and echoes, ëcamouflaging itselfí in its host environment. The design seeks to establish an indirect relationship with the nature and Siza’s museum building, which opened in 1999. The project has been photographed by José Campos