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Published: Saturday, February 10, 2007

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Porto Cenario Bar

Existing surfaces of the Porto Cenario Bar were stripped and wrapped within a single 'foil' to create a sensuous, warm ambiance that extends to each niche carved out within it.

By: Jose Carlos Nunes de Oliveira and Paulo Costa

Architecture-Page | Porto Cenario Bar by Jose Carlos Nunes de Oliveira and Paulo Costa
View of the corridor providing access to the washrooms.

The relation with the exteriors was accentuated by emphasising the presence of the existing windows as voids in the walls, thus inviting for contemplation.


  • Text: Courtesy of the architect
  • Photographs by Armenio Teixeira, Courtesy of the architect
  • Compiled and edited by Varun Ajani

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