Piscinas do Atlantico

Portugal / Portugal / 2004

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Swimming pools of the Salt Marsh (Salinas) Maritime Stroll and Restaurant Architecture | Paulo David Collaborators | Carlos Aguiar, João Nobrega, Inês Rocha, Dirk Mayer, Patricia Faria, Filipa Tomaz, Rodolfo Reis, Silvia Arriegas, Luis Spranger, Luz Ramalho. Landscape architect | João Gomes da Silva; Global Structural engineering | Duarte Rui Gouveia; Kplano Electricity | Ruben Sobral Climatization | José Galvão Teles Waters and Sewage | José Jesus Security | António Matias Construction Company | Consórcio Etermar – Somague Coordination | ECG Plan – Eng. Rui Canastro Photographer | FG + SG Fernando Guerra THE PLACE The Salt Marsh - A construction, the ancient Lime-Kiln. Configuration - Result of volcanic, black and porous stratification, due to the fast process of lava – a rare balance between Form and Place. Occupation of the Place – An old artisan industry related to fishing industry, dry of “cat-fish”, and extraction of the salt from the rocks gave the name to the place – Salinas. THE PROJECT A long wall – develops and articulates the peripheral limit of the Salt marsh and gives continuity to a circuit of paths "Caminho da Trincheira” bordering the sea. A thick wall supports the cliff and shelters the content. A topographical wall sweetens and limits the surroundings. A wall in stone contextualizes the place. A platform in concrete, with precise geometry relates with the sea – opposing and confronting the irregularity of the coast evidencing it. The high quota, the building of the restaurant of intrinsic geometry related to the place, punctuates the horizontality of the thick walls. Creating a view with a panoramic embrasure, that allows a portion of sea within the big room, establishing an intense relation between inside and outside, strengthening the views of the Atlantic.
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    Swimming pools of the Salt Marsh (Salinas) Maritime Stroll and Restaurant Architecture | Paulo David Collaborators | Carlos Aguiar, João Nobrega, Inês Rocha, Dirk Mayer, Patricia Faria, Filipa Tomaz, Rodolfo Reis, Silvia Arriegas, Luis Spranger, Luz Ramalho. Landscape architect | João Gomes da Silva; Global Structural engineering | Duarte Rui Gouveia; Kplano Electricity | Ruben Sobral Climatization | José Galvão Teles Waters and Sewage | José Jesus Security | António...

    Project details
    • Year 2004
    • Work started in 2003
    • Work finished in 2004
    • Client Sociedade Metropolitana de Desenvolvimento, s.a. •Vice-Presidência •Governo Regional da Madeira, Portugal
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Swimming Pools
    Lovers 19 users