Around a courtyard. Galegos House by Raulino Silva

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Plot land.- 4000 sqm.
Project.-2016 - 2017. Construction.-2017 - 2019.
Galegos, Barcelos, Portugal.

Raulino Silva Arquitecto

Raulino Silva, born in Vila do Conde (1981), is married and has two children. Architect at the Escola Superior Artística do Porto, he is a member of the Order of Portuguese architects No. 15294, and has had his own office in Vila do Conde since 2011.

He was a guest speaker at the conference "Current architecture, challenges for the future" at Concreta 2019, in Porto, in the "Quality" debate, organized by The Plan Magazine, in Venice, at the Architecture Conferences of the Memory Center, in Vila do Conde, at Pecha Kucha Night Porto 3, at Palacete Pinto de Leite, and at Pecha Kucha Night Lisboa 5 at the Electricity Museum - EDP Foundation.

He participated in the Bergamo Architecture Workshop, organized by the Faculty of Architecture of Milan, in the Forum Perspective Europe Venice 2017 and 2018 and in Perspective Europe Rome in 2019. The projects have already been published in the magazine Memar (Azerbaijan), Lux Life and Build Magazine (England), Trends, Vision, Preliminary projects, Kodac, Furniture in news, Architecture and life, Architecture and construction, Magazine Notícias (Portugal) and in the monographic book by Uzina Books "Raulino Silva - Portuguese architect".

The office was included in the "Yearbook of Architecture and Engineering" of 2017, 2018 and 2019, of the magazine Anteprojectos in Portugal and in the "European Architecture Top 50" of 2018 of Build magazine in England. In 2018, he won the Europe 40 Under 40 Awards from the European Center for Architecture.

In 2019, Casa Maia was part of the 50 best houses of Archdaily Brasil and Casa Argivai, the best residential projects of the Italian magazine G&G Magazine. The Apartment in Vila do Conde was distinguished in Best Project 2018, and Casas Touguinhó III and Touguinha in Best Project 2017 of the Archilovers architectural portal.

The built works have already received the following awards: IF Design Awards 2019, International Residential Architecture Awards 2019, Gold Award at Muse Design Awards 2019, Build Architecture Awards 2019, Global Future Design Award 2019, World Architecture Design Awards 2019, Design and Build Awards 2019, Leading Designers Awards 2019, Architecture Masterprize 2018, International Architecture Awards 2018, UDAD Awards 2018, Iconic Awards 2017 and Baku International Architecture Award 2015.

In 2019, he received the Medal of Merit from the city of Vila do Conde, for the Municipality of Vila do Conde.



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