Portugal, Climate Change and Role of Architecture

By Anabela Macieira, CEO and Founder Core Architects

It is truly inspiring to see how young people across the world, following the example of a lone campaigner outside the Swedish parliament last summer, are mobilizing and campaigning for action on climate change. In Portugal last year, children aged between 4 and 14 from Leira, which suffered deadly fires, took legal action targeting the 47 nations who are the major emitters in Europe – including the UK, Ireland, Germany and France.Read More

What’s Trending in 2019 Architecture?

It’s still early in the year, but 2019 is already proving an exciting year for architecture innovation. After attending the BAU conference, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems last January, I was overwhelmed with the scale and variety of new construction technologies and natural sustainable materials. Here are some of the most inspiring architectural and interior design trends that I hope to bring to CORE clients this year: Read More

Villa BJ Receives Global Coverage

Archa, the first open community of architecture, design and construction of Latin American featured Villa BJ in its home page. The article describes how CORE developed an underground extension embedded in the landscape, creating a house whose envelope is completely embedded in the landscape, and camouflaged with a green roof. Read more.

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