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Biblioteca Central da Universidade dos Açores

in Architecture by a.s* – atelier de santos ()
  contributed by 303 dpr_ barcelona, 11 April 2009
The Central Library stands on a periphery site of the University Campus, occupying a narrow parcel near the parking area of the institution, next to the city limits of Ponta Delgada. Following...

Capelinhos, Volcano Interpretation Center

in Architecture by Nuno Ribeiro Lopes
  contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 17 June 2009
Important as a historic moment and as an aid to comprehending how the archipelago of Azores was formed, the eruption occurred in 1957/58 definitely transformed the landscape of the island of Fayal,...

Seafront, Ponta Delgada, Açores, Portugal

in Architecture by Risco SA
  contributed by 710 risco, 31 March 2010
The intervention has encompassed the city's long, coastal avenue from the São Brás Fort to the São Pedro pools, its main objective being the building of a new passenger boat terminal. As a...

Gruta das Torres Visitor Centre

in Architecture by SAMI-arquitectos
contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 23 November 2009
"Gruta das Torres" is a lava tube located on "Pico" island. In 2004 it was considered Regional Natural Monument due to its high geological value and its dimension, unique in all the Azores...

University Campus Amphitheatres, Açores

in Architecture by Inês Lobo arquitectos
contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 24 September 2009
PAISAGEM A paisagem do Campus é recortada pelas parcelas estreitas e alongadas da alameda do Relvão e do Jardim romântico, que ascendem no ponto mais alto aos edifícios dos serviços...

University Central Library

in Architecture by a.s* – atelier de santos
contributed by 128 miesvanderrohe, 1 October 2009
The Central Library stands on a periphery site of the University Campus, occupying a narrow parcel near the parking area of the institution, next to the city limits of Ponta Delgada. Fallowing the...