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PAULO MERLINI ARCHITECTS CHOSEN TO DESIGN A NEW BUSINESS CENTER IN MATOSINHOS

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.

E-GOI & CLAVEL'S KITCHEN E CASA RIO - ARCHILOVERS BEST OF 2021

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!

GREAT WORKS TO CHANGE PORTO IN 2022

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.

"WE LIVE IN SICK BUILDINGS" - OPINION PIECE

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

HOUSE OF THE FUTURE: EMOTIONAL VALUE OF SQUARE METERS OF OUTDOOR SPACE - INTERVIEW WITH THE IDEALISTA

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

PAULO MERLINI architects MAKES THE COVER OF INTERNATIONAL MAGAZINE

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

"WHEN SHAPE HAS PERSONALITY" - TRENDS MAGAZINE

19/08/2021 - "WHEN SHAPE HAS PERSONALITY" - TRENDS MAGAZINE

Our E-GOI + CLAVEL'S KITCHEN Offices project was published in Trends Magazine #74.

 

"WHEN SHAPE HAS PERSONALITY" - Trends Magazine

E-GOI & CLAVEL'S KITCHEN OFFICES - FROM MATOSINHOS TO THE WORLD

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!

"SPIRAL STAIRCASE CONNECTS WAREHOUSE TURNED OFFICE IN PORTUGAL" - Designboom

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

"CONCRETE SPIRAL WALKWAY INSIDE PORTO OFFICE" - Dezeen

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

PAULO MERLINI architects INVITED FOR THE SECOND MEETUP OF THE DIGITAL HEALTH PORTUGAL

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

BARREL FEATURED ON ARCHDAILY: ACOUSTIC TREATMENT AND SOLUTIONS

28/06/2021 - BARREL FEATURED ON ARCHDAILY: ACOUSTIC TREATMENT AND SOLUTIONS

Our project BARRIL was highlighted by ARCHDAILY, as a good example of acoustic solutions used in spaces where excessive noise is a problem.

Read the full article HERE

US IS MORE: EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE CENTRO HOSPITAL UNIVERSITÁRIO DO PORTO

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!

CASA RIO HIGHLIGHTED ONCE AGAIN

24/05/2021 - CASA RIO HIGHLIGHTED ONCE AGAIN

CASA RIO is once again highlighted, this time, in one of the most respected international magazines of Architecture and Interior Design: dezeen.

Read the full article HERE
 

COVET GROUP WORKS CONTINUE

21/05/2021 - COVET GROUP WORKS CONTINUE

The works to enlarge COVET GROUP's headquarters continue in full swing.

PAULO MERLINI architects IN THE VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE  2021

10/05/2021 - PAULO MERLINI architects IN THE VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE 2021

Our project, CASA RIO, was select by The Venice  Architecture Biennale, in the framework of Casa Platform - Best International Houses Design Selection, to join the list of some of the best architectural projects from around the world.

CASA RIO will be in the Best International Houses event, during the 17th Architecture Biennale, in Venice, from May 21th to August 22th of 2021.

The project will later be published in the new volume of the series "Best Design Selection" and will be part of a special exhibition organised over three months in Venice. The event will involve 140 international studios.

"TRACES OF A HISTORY"

22/04/2021 - "TRACES OF A HISTORY"

The Italian Architecture and Design Magazine ABITARE, developed an article about our CASA RIO project highlighting the evolution of the original building and its relationship with the place.

Read the full article HERE

WORKS AT URBAN PARK OF GONDOMAR HAVE OFFICIALLY BEGUN

15/04/2021 - WORKS AT URBAN PARK OF GONDOMAR HAVE OFFICIALLY BEGUN

Today, the day was marked by the formal start of the construction of the Urban Park of Gondomar.

It is with pride and responsibility that PAULO MERLINI architects actively participate in the transformation and revitalization of this city.

PCV & ITL CLINIC NOMINATED FOR BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2021

10/03/2021 - PCV & ITL CLINIC NOMINATED FOR BUILDING OF THE YEAR 2021

Our office has been nominated for the BUILDING OF THE YEAR 21, with the project PCV & ITL CLINIC.

The prize depends on the public vote. To vote click on the link below.

VOTE HERE

"FARM TURNS INTO A VILLA"

05/03/2021 - "FARM TURNS INTO A VILLA"

The BauNetz Magazine highlighted the CASA RIO villa, reporting on the framework of the project and the materials used in its construction and addressing the feeling that the project intends to convey.

Read the full article HERE