TUA Valley Interpretive Centre by Rosmaninho+Azevedo Architects

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Pedro Azevedo + Susana Rosmaninho. Exterior arrangements.- Pedro Azevedo + Susana Rosmaninho. Project coordination.- Pedro Azevedo
Foundations and Structures.- Fernando Costa (Topoconde). Hidraulic instalations.- Fernando Costa (Topoconde). Electrical installations.- Miguel Amorim (Topoconde). Security.- Fernando Costa, Miguel Amorim (Topoconde). Mechanical installations. Fernando Costa (Topoconde). Thermal and Sustainability.- Pedro Gonçalves (Topoconde).
Cariátides + United por Gabriella Casella, Catarina Providência, Maria Providência + Miguel Palmeiro
José Carlos Moura (AMTQT), Susana Seramota (AMTQT), Fernando Candeia (CMCA)
ADRVT – Regional Development Agency of Tua Valley
General contractor
Teisil - Empresa de Construções, Lda
Competition.- 2015 (1st prize). Project.- 2015-2016. Construction.- 2017-2018
1200.00 m² (930.00 m² buildings + 270.00 m² outdoor spaces).
VMZINC, CIN, Gyptec, Amorim Cork, Schreder, Tromilux, Secil, Mesma, Sosoares, Dagol, Saint-Gobain Glass, Onduline, CS Telhas, Somapil, Bosch, Liftech

Susana Rosmaninho - Pedro Azevedo Rosmaninho+Azevedo Architects

Rosmaninho+Azevedo Architects. Office founded in Porto by Susana Rosmaninho and Pedro Azevedo. The various projects and works have in common being anchored to clear formal concepts that correspond to building strategies that are easily perceived, of which we highlight the work for the Tua Valley Interpretive Centre and the Project for the Requalification and Musealization of Casa do Passal – Aristides de Sousa Mendes (1st Prize, 2017). In addition to the distinctions in public competitions, our work has been published nationally and internationally. In 2018, Tua Valley Interpretive Centre was awarded the Jury’s Special Award at the Archizinc Trophy – VMZinc at a ceremony held in Paris and is nominated for the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2019, the most important European architectural prize awarded by the Mies van der Rohe Foundation. For the set of works and projects, our office was also a finalist of the Architectural Review Emerging Architecture Awards (AREA) 2018, a distinction promoted by The Architectural Review magazine, whose presentation before the jury and ceremony took place under the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam.

Susana Rosmaninho. Architect, museologist and cultural producer. Master in Museology by the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto (2013). Researcher at CITCEM – Transdisciplinary Research Centre «Culture, Space and Memory», since 2014. She has developed museological consulting for various entities. Collaborated between 2011 and 2012 in the curatorial assistance and production of exhibitions under the program of Art and Architecture of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture. Co-founder and director of the Cultural Association Container & Content since 2015.

Pedro Azevedo. Master in Architecture by the Lusíada University of Porto (2009). Finalist of the Secil Architecture Award Universities 2009. Advanced Studies Course in Architectural Heritage by the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (2018). Fellow of the Santa María la Real Foundation (2010). Collaborated between 2010 and 2015 with Menos é Mais Associated Architects (Cristina Guedes + Francisco Vieira de Campos). Co-founder of the Cultural Association Container & Content (2015).



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