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Launch of the Digital Building

Casa da Arquitectura launched a digital archive, virtual visits to exhibitions and a new online store



Casa da Arquitectura – Centro Português de Arquitectura has launched the Digital Building, a complex of three digital platforms that provide free and bilingual access – Portuguese and English – to progressive access to the digitized materials of the collections and estates of the architects António Fortunato Cabral, ARS Arquitetos , Eduardo Souto Moura, Francisco Melo + Jorge Gigante, Gonçalo Byrne, João Luís Carrilho da Graça, Lúcio Costa, Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Pedro Ramalho, Teresa Fonseca and the photographer Luís Ferreira Alves.

In addition to the Digital Archive, the Digital Building also provides all the information about the history of Casa da Arquitectura in the last four years, as well as virtual tours of the exhibitions that have been there since 2019 and a new Online Store.

The Digital Building aims to democratize access to the legacy of some of the most important names in national and international contemporary architecture, allowing access from anywhere in the world.

The presentation took place last night and was attended by the Prime Minister, António Costa, the Mayor of Matosinhos, Luísa Salgueiro, the President of the Municipal Assembly, Palmira Macedo, the President of Casa da Arquitectura, José Manuel Dias da Fonseca, and the Executive Director of Casa da Arquitectura, Nuno Sampaio.

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