17/05/2022 - CASA RIO ARCHITIZER A+AWARDS FINALIST
We are proud to announce that CASA RIO is among the finalists for the Architizer A+AWARDS in the Private House (M 2000-4000 sq ft) category!
Voting is open until Friday, May 27 at midnight.
You can vote in our project HERE
28/04/2022 - THE AVENUE WINS LUXURY LIFESTYLE AWARDS 2022
19/04/2022 - ARCHITECTURE DAY: UNIVERSIDADE FERNANDO PESSOA
It is a pleasure and an honour to accept the invitation from Núcleo de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da Universidade Fernando Pessoa to participate in the Day of Architecture and Urbanism, on April 21st in Universidade Fernando Pessoa.
In this Architecture and Urbanism Day, we will speak about our creative process US IS MORE.
20/02/2022 - INTERVIEW: ARQUITETURA ENTRE VISTAS PODCAST - US IS MORE
Today, the episode of the Arquitetura Entre Vistas where we talk a bit about key principles of our creative process US IS MORE went live.
You can listen episode 66 HERE
15/02/2022 - INTERVIEW: "MOVE HOUSE, WHY DO WE FEEL THIS VISCERAL NEED TO MOVE?" - IDEALISTA
In today's interview to Idealista, Paulo Merlini speaks about how we have "created a world that ignores recent notions about our own nature" and what should be one of the main concerns of architecture, based on our creative philosophy 𝐔𝐒 𝐈𝐒 𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐄.
Read the full interview HERE
27/01/2022 - E-GOI & CLAVEL'S KITCHEN OFFICES NOMINATED FOR ARCHDAILY BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2022
13/01/2022 - PAULO MERLINI ARCHITECTS CHOSEN TO DESIGN A NEW BUSINESS CENTER IN MATOSINHOS
We proudly announce that our office was chosen, among so many other renowned colleagues, to design a new 𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐡𝐨𝐬.
The intervention will involve the rehabilitation and enhancement of the iconic building of the former Lactogal factory, and, at the same time, embodying what we envision as offices of the future - a space that responds to the biological needs rooted in our genome and a building that expresses itself in a new fusion between home and the office building.
We are excited and honored for the beginning of this partnership with Castro Group, a company that expresses the vision of a developer with its eyes set on the future, whose values and pillars are synergistically connect with ours.
17/12/2021 - E-GOI & CLAVEL'S KITCHEN E CASA RIO - ARCHILOVERS BEST OF 2021
Every year, Archilovers publishes a list of the best projects of the year. This year, two of our projects got into that list!
It is with great pleasure that we see E-GOI & CLAVEL'S KITCHEN OFFICES and CASA RIO being part of the Archilovers Best of 2021!
02/12/2021 - GREAT WORKS TO CHANGE PORTO IN 2022
In today's edition of Jornal de Notícias, Gondomar Urban Park was highlighted as one of the great works to change Porto in 2022.
The planting of more than 800 trees and shrubs as well as the creation of an artificial lake is planned, in addition to many other unique features that seek to improve the quality of life of the city's inhabitants, as well as of all its visitors.
30/11/2021 - "WE LIVE IN SICK BUILDINGS" - OPINION PIECE
Our opinion piece to Diário Imobiliário where we share some principles of our creative philosophy 𝐔𝐒 𝐈𝐒 𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐄 and where we explain the need to treat these "sick buildings" we live in, adapting them to some essential but sometimes forgotten needs of those who inhabit them- the Human Being.
Read the full piece HERE
19/10/2021 - HOUSE OF THE FUTURE: EMOTIONAL VALUE OF SQUARE METERS OF OUTDOOR SPACE - INTERVIEW WITH THE IDEALISTA
In a recent interview with Idealista, we shared our insights on the influence of the pandemic on the design of cities, the importance of integrating the biological legacy in the creative process, as well as the basic ideas upon which our creative philosophy US IS MORE is based.
Read the full article HERE
08/09/2021 - PAULO MERLINI architects MAKES THE COVER OF INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE
Our E-GOI + CLAVE'LS KITCHEN offices project was selected as September Issue Cover of the well-known New Yorker Interior Design Magazine.
“We’re trying to let them(employees) humanize those spaces, because it helps them feel like they belong. In fact, we develop all our projects as centers of positive manipulation of the brain.” - Paulo Merlini
Thank you Interior Design Magazine for the great coverage and Ivo Tavares for those great pictures!
A more personal side directly from behind the scenes of this project.
Read the full Cover Story HERE
19/08/2021 - "WHEN SHAPE HAS PERSONALITY" - TRENDS MAGAZINE
"WHEN SHAPE HAS PERSONALITY" - Trends Magazine
16/08/2021 - E-GOI & CLAVEL'S KITCHEN OFFICES - FROM MATOSINHOS TO THE WORLD
Last week, our E-GOI and CLAVEL'S KITCHEN Offices project was highlighted and covered by some Architecture and Design magazines/websites from all over the world.
We would like to thank designboom, Dezeen, DIVISARE, METALOCUS, ROOM Diseño, e-architect, Diário Imobiliário, Visual Atelier 8, ArchiECHO, Archdaily, AZURE MAGAZINE, Archisearch, The Tree Mag and all the other websites and magazines that covered and highlighted our project!
12/07/2021 - "SPIRAL STAIRCASE CONNECTS WAREHOUSE TURNED OFFICE IN PORTUGAL" - Designboom
This time, the project of the offices of EGOI & CLAVEL'S KITCHEN was highlighted by Designboom, Web Magazine of Design and Architecture.
In the article, highlight for the spiral staircase and for a space characterized as flexible, egalitarian, heterogeneous and unpretentious.
A new concept of offices.
Read the full article HERE
09/07/2021 - "CONCRETE SPIRAL WALKWAY INSIDE PORTO OFFICE" - Dezeen
Our E-GOI and CLAVEL'S Kitchen offices project was featured and covered by Dezeen magazine.
A journey through the project led by a spiral ramp along three floors of office space.
Read the full article HERE
07/07/2021 - PAULO MERLINI architects INVITED FOR THE SECOND MEETUP OF THE DIGITAL HEALTH PORTUGAL
Our office, represented by Paulo Merlini, will have the pleasure of participating in the Second Meetup of the Digital Health Portugal.
It will be a pleasure to represent Architecture in this excellent initiative!
Follow the event HERE
28/06/2021 - BARREL FEATURED ON ARCHDAILY: ACOUSTIC TREATMENT AND SOLUTIONS
23/06/2021 - US IS MORE: EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE CENTRO HOSPITAL UNIVERSITÁRIO DO PORTO
Recently, represented by our Lead Architect and Founder Paulo Merlini, we had the honor to present to a team of Health Professionals and to the Executive Board of the Centro Hospital Universitário do Porto, the importance of integrating the perceptions about our biological legacy in architecture and the consequent relevance in regulating our physical and emotional well-being.
We are grateful for the invitation and the enriching sharing of ideas!
In business since 2007, our office located in the oPorto metropolitan area, focuses on helping successful developers and companies make their investments more profitable and strengthen their brand identity. We do this through a deep and creative analysis of the legislation, using the legal constraints of each location as one of the bases of our creative process, combined with a strong social, economic and environmental awareness and the ambition to create buildings with strong identity presence and timeless character, sustaining its creation on our creative philosophy USISMORE, which is based on facts rather than mere intuition.