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Noting the 20 years of ARX Portugal (*), we relaunch our web site ( in a new format (design by R2; programming by StreetDog) with extensive information about the most recent works (please see
ARX´s work has obtained several prizes and mentions such as the International Architecture Awards The Chicago Athenaeum, USA (Ílhavo Library), International Association of the Art Critics, Prize in Architecture 2003 (Maritime Museum), and Nominations for the Sécil and Mies Van der Rohe Prize, 2002 (Maritime Museum).

Beyond projects, articles and references in specialized newspapers and magazines, three monographic books were published on ARX´s work: A Second Nature (Blau 1993), Realidade-Real (CCB 1993) and Ílhavo Maritime Museum (Caleidoscópio 2004).

Soon will be announced the publication of 3 books: Brick Is Red,  20 houses and a monograph including interviews, essays, and projects.

(*) Started in Berlin (1991) by Nuno Mateus and José Mateus, ARX Portugal is an architecture office based in Lisbon.

ARX PORTUGAL: 20 years, new website, 3 books

Lisboa Portugal


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