8.30.2010

August 30, 2010

AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto has already began!!




8.29.2010

How to purchase my ticket for AICO?

Online reservations for AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto ended on August 27.

However if you wish to attend AICO and did not book your seat online, you can purchase a ticket at the Oporto Alfândega Congress Center, from August 30, at 10.00am.

Students: 120 €
Architects: 200 €

NOTE: Payment available in the form of ATM.



http://www.darcomagazine.com/reservations.html

8.27.2010

AICO Tickets

Tickets for "AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto" will be available on August 30, starting at 9:00 a.m., at Oporto Alfândega Congress Centre.

IMPORTANT: To pick up your ticket you are required to present an identification card and, if you are a student, a document that proves such status.



8.26.2010

AICO - PRÉGAIA Urban Furniture Workshop

Registrations for AICO Urban Furniture Workshop, developed by PRÉGAIA, are now open.

To participate in the selection process, applicants must send to tiagosoutocastro@directorioarco.com the following:

- full name

- booked seat number

- a brief CV in PDF format


We remind that AICO - PRÈGAIA Urban Furniture Workshop is intended, exclusively, for participants of "AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto".

IMPORTANT: The selected applicants will need to bring their own laptop in order to develop the workshop project.





AICO - JOFEBAR Imagineering Facades Workshop

Registrations for AICO Imagineering Facades Workshop, developed by JOFEBAR, are now open.

To participate in the selection process, applicants must send to tiagosoutocastro@directorioarco.com the following:

- full name

- booked seat number

- a brief CV in PDF format



We remind that AICO - JOFEBAR Imagineering Facades Workshop is intended, exclusively, for participants of "AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto".

IMPORTANT: The selected applicants will need to bring their own laptop in order to develop the workshop project.




T- 4 days

Only 4 days remaining for the beginning of AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto.

Book your place at www.darcomagazine.com



AICO Official Program




AICO organizers reserve the right to make any changes to the presented program



8.16.2010

ADAMO FAIDEN

Conesa House, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2008












Who is... GUEDES + DECAMPOS?



GUEDES + DECAMPOS (pt)
Guedes + DeCampos is the office established in Porto in 1994 by Cristina Guedes (Macao, 1964) and Francisco Vieira de Campos (Porto, 1962). Graduated at FAUP, Cristina Guedes did her internship with Alvaro Siza Vieira and Francisco Campos with Eduardo Souto Moura. Both teach in the Department of Architecture at Lusíada University of Porto. They were invited teachers to the semester final critics at Academmia di Mendrisio (2007) and ETH-Zurich (2008). Among their built works are included the Café do Cais ,in Oporto (1994), the FBAUP Workshop Pavilion (1996), terrace Bars on the waterfront of Vila Nova de Gaia (1999 and 2008), two Industrial Units for car components in the Autoeuropa complex in Plamela (2004 and 2006) and the Quinta do Vallado Winesellar (2008-2010). Much of the office’s work is the result the participation in competitions, having recently won the Contemporary Arts Center of the Azores - islands (2007), co-authored by João Mendes Ribeiro, the Vila Nova de Gaia Historical Zone’s Cable Car ( 2007), the Rehabilitation of the Fortress of Nossa Senhora da Luz, Cascais (2004), Fitting of Townscape Spaces of Contumil and Pius XII social housing district, Porto (2004), the Prégaia Headquarters, Gaia (2001 ), the Freixo School of Archaeology, Marco de Canavezes (2001). Alongside, the office has received orders as the Recovery and Expansion of Buildings for Housing in Miragaia, Porto (2003), the Casa da Boavista, Porto (2003), the Casa do Loivo, Vila Nova de Cerveira (2002). Cristina Guedes and Francisco de Campos have numerous works published in Portugal and abroad and participation in national and international exhibitions such as "Influx" (2003), "Metaflux - 9th International Biennial of Architecture in Venice" (2004), "V Bienal Iberoamericana de Arquitectura ", in Montevideo (2006)," Architecture Biennale in São Paulo "(2007)," Architecture Triennale of Lisbon (2007), and "Portugal Now - New York (2007). They have also been lecturers at institutions and universities, nationally and internationally. Selected for the Secil Prize for Architecture in 2006 and 2009, FAD Prize 2002 and Mies Van Der Rohe Award 2009.


8.06.2010

AICO Award

Are you going to take part in AICO Award? Have you turned in your project?

We remind you that the deadline to turn in your projects is August 16.



As explicit in the AICO Award Competition Rules
the competing projects must be delivered at JOFEBAR facilities or mailed through postal services under registered mail and notice of reception, which will be valid as proof of delivery.

Timing Summary:

a) Projects delivery date - from July 30 to August 16, 2010;
b) Winners announcement - August 30, 2010;
c) Awards delivery and Presentation of the Winning Project at AICO - September 4, 2010.


Download AICO Award Competition Rules - English version
Download AICO Award Competition Rules - Portuguese version


Address:
JOFEBAR

Rua D. Marcos da Cruz nº 1240

4455-482 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 4455-482 end_of_the_skype_highlighting Perafita, Matosinhos
Portugal
T: +351 229 996 311/2/3
F: +351 229 966 909
www.jofebar.com


Who is... NUNO BRANDÃO COSTA?



NUNO BRANDÃO COSTA (pt)
Nuno Brandao Costa, Architecture degree at FAUP in 1994, where he teaches as Assistant Professor of Design since April 1999. He worked with Herzog & de Meuron in Switzerland and José Fernando Gonçalves & Paulo Providência in Oporto. In 1998, due to the 1st prize of the competition for the project to the Central Library of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty from the New University of Lisbon and the 2nd Prize for the Project of the Portuguese Embassy in Berlin, he established his own office in Oporto. His works alternates from public and domestic scale and some projects that stand out are the Central Library of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty from the New University of Lisbon, New Building to the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, Sports Building for and E- Learning at the University of Porto, Multi-purpose Building to Medical Sciences Faculty, from Lisbon University, “Caminha” New City Library, “Sidónio Pais” Museum House in “Caminha” and " Viriato furniture” building. Has designed and built several of single-family houses, standing out " Afife House", "Lourosa House", " Francelos House", "Avenida da Boavista house", " Macinhata House " among others. It has also developed some recovery works, like the "Bouços” farm, a house in “Areias de Vilar” and a house in “Arga de Cima”.


8.05.2010

BRANDÃO & COSTA LIMA

Competition for a Library and Cultural Center, Dublin, Ireland, 2007














Oporto points of interest - Architecture

Casa da Arquitectura by Álvaro Siza Vieira












AICO lecturers at the Biennale di Venezia



As already announced, the AICO lecturers Manuel and Francisco Aires Mateus,
Ricardo Bak Gordon and João Luís Carrilho da Graça, will also attend the Biennale di Venezia.


Group 8

Mountain wood house, Vollèges, Switzerland, 2004-2005









Flights to Oporto

£29.99 From London (Stanstead Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€10.99 From Paris (Beauvais Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€9.99 From Madrid (Barajas Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€36.99 From Milan (Bergamo Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€24.99 From Marseille (Marseille Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€19.99 From Girona (Girona Barcelona Airport) to Oporto on August 30


8.04.2010

T-26 days

Only 26 days remaining for the beginning of AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto.

Book your place at www.darcomagazine.com


Updated seat availability

Who is... JONATHAN WOOLF?



JONATHAN WOOLF ARCHITECTS (uk)
Jonathan Woolf was born in London and educated at Kingston School of Architecture before apprenticing at practices in Rome and later in London, where he was project architect for the house of art collector Charles Saatchi. In 1991 he established his own practice Jonathan Woolf Architects, an RIBA certified and award winning practice working throughout UK, Africa and Europe. Professional appointments include: Unit Master, Architectural Association, London, 1995-8, Diploma Design Studio, University of Bath, UK, 1995-7, Visiting Critic London Metropolitan University, Architectural Association, Bath University, Bartlett UCL, 1997-2003, Part-time Professor of Architecture at Robert Gordon University, Scotland, 2003-2007, Guest Professor at the l'Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, Switzerland, 2007-2009.


7.31.2010

Flights to Oporto

£21.99 From London (Stanstead Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€10.99 From Paris (Beauvais Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€7.00 From Madrid (Barajas Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€27.99 From Milan (Bergamo Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€24.99 From Marseille (Marseille Airport) to Oporto on August 30


€29.99 From Girona (Girona Barcelona Airport) to Oporto on August 30



T-31 days

Only 31 days remaining for the beginning of AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto.

Book your place at www.darcomagazine.com



7.30.2010

JOÃO LUÍS CARRILHO DA GRAÇA

Polytechnic Institut - School of Music, Lisbon (1998 - 2008)















DON'T FORGET...

...that tomorrow is the last day to book your place with the fees in effect (100€ for students and 180€ for architects).

Starting on Sunday, August 01, fees will be
120€ for students and 200€ for architects!


7.29.2010

Who is... FRANCISCO MANGADO?



FRANCISCO MANGADO (es)
Born in Navarre in 1957, Francisco Mangado earned his architecture degree from the University of Navarre School of Architecture in 1982, and has since made this institution the center of his teaching career. He has been a guest professor at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, as well as Eero Saarinen Visiting Professor at Yale’s School of Architecture and Studio Professor in the Navarre school’s Master of Architectural Design program. In June 2008 he set up the Fundación Arquitectura y Sociedad, which aims to help increase architecture’s interaction with other fields of knowledge and action. His architectural practice is combined with this academic activity and foundation work, which he runs from his studio in Pamplona. For his professional work Mangado has earned an Andrea Palladio International Architecture Award, a City of Thiene Architecture Award, an Architécti prize, the FAD and CEOE awards, and many more. His Plaza Dalí in Madrid won first prize in the Madrid City Hall’s 20th Urban Planning, Architecture and Public Works Awards (2005 edition). He won first prize in the 2007 Saloni Architectural Awards and the grand prize in the Enor Architecture Awards for his Nueva Balastera Football Stadium in Palencia. His Spanish Pavilion at Expo Zaragoza 2008 has merited the following honors: first prize in the 7th ASCER Ceramic Architecture Awards in 2008, First Prize for Construction at Construmat 2009, the Giancarlo Ius Gold Medal given by the UIA at the 4th Barbara Cappochin International Architecture Biennial in August 2009, and the Fernando García Mercadal Prize of the Aragon Architects Association (COA) the following September. In October 2009, Spain’s National Council of Architects’ Associations proclaimed the Pavilion winner of the National Architecture Prize for an individual work. In September 2009, Mangado’s Archaeology Museum in Vitoria capped the Copper in Architecture Award of the European Copper Institute in London, and in March 2010 it won first prize in the Civic Construction category of the Basque-Navarrese Institute of Architects Association (COAVN) Awards. Notable among Mangado’s works are the Cultural Center and Church in Thiene (Italy), the Auditorium and Congress Center of Pamplona, the Place Pey Berland in Bordeaux, the Municipal Exhibition and Congress Center of Ávila, the Archaeology Museum of Vitoria, the Football Stadium of Palencia, and the Spanish Pavilion at the 2008 International Exposition in Zaragoza. More recent projects include the Congress Center of Palma de Mallorca, the Fine Arts Museum of Asturias in Oviedo, and an office tower in Buenos Aires. The Baluarte Auditorium and Congress Center in Pamplona and the Lienzo Norte Exhibition and Congress Center in Ávila were included in the exhibition on Spanish architecture that was held at the MoMA in New York City, as well as in Madrid, in 2006.


RESERVATIONS

As AICO organizers we are glad to announce that all delays related to the confirmation of the reservations - which occured due to the large number of reservations we have been receiving - are now dealt with.

If you made your reservation up to yesterday and DID NOT receive any confirmation, PLEASE RESEND your reservation to arqluispalhao@directorioarco.com in order to book your place.


OASRN Credits

AICO - Architecture International Congress at Porto by DARCO Magazine and JOFEBAR from August 30 to September 04, 2010, announces (matter relating only to Portuguese intern architects) that:

each conference will be worth 1 OASRN Credit.

AICO Award

As explicit in the AICO Award Competition Rules the competing projects must be delivered from tomorrow, July 30, until August 16 at JOFEBAR facilities or mailed through postal services under registered mail and notice of reception, which will be valid as proof of delivery.

Timing Summary:

a) Projects delivery date - from July 30 to August 16, 2010;
b) Winners announcement - August 30, 2010;
c) Awards delivery and Presentation of the Winning Project at AICO - September 4, 2010.


Download AICO Award Competition Rules - English version
Download AICO Award Competition Rules - Portuguese version


Address:
JOFEBAR

Rua D. Marcos da Cruz nº 1240

4455-482 Perafita, Matosinhos
Portugal
T: +351 229 996 311/2/3
F: +351 229 966 909
www.jofebar.com


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7.28.2010

How to get to AICO?


You want to get to AICO - Architecture International Congress at Oporto? Just follow the coordinates...


Oporto points of interest - Art

Miguel Bombarda Street - Oporto's Art Gallery District













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