From the 13th to the 31st of October, Casa d’Artes do Bonfim, in Porto, will have a patent for the exhibition “20 years, 20 images”, an exhibition by ad quadratum arquitectos and which marks the 20 years of activity of our law firm. architecture. The exhibition will open on October 15, the 20th anniversary date, and will take place at 5 pm, at a time open to the general public.

The 20 images selected for the show tell stories of the office’s 20 years of experience. «We are going to discover new perspectives on works and projects of various kinds.», Stresses the founder and architect, José António Lopes, who on the opening day will make a presentation of the exhibition and all the activity of the office.

An office with history and proven evidence

Ad quadratum arquitectos combines the solid training of all employees, with a vast and diverse professional practice regulated in all projects and works by a distinct and quality-oriented approach.

Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, for over twenty years, and post-graduated in Advanced Studies in Architectural Heritage, José António Lopes, assuming the authorship of all interventions, leads a team of professionals who face the exercise of architecture. as a discipline conditioned by values, where the art and technique of projecting / building are at the service of man and the environment.

With his reference to the “Escola do Porto”, José António Lopes signs a rigorous practice in the qualification and organization of the space and in the articulation of several scales of work, from spatial planning to detailed planning, from the building to the furniture design urban and objects.


About ad quadratum arquitectos

The office has its headquarters in Famalicão, an office in Felgueiras and works throughout the national territory.

At ad quadratum arquitectos the experience in industrial architecture is striking and differentiating, with relevance to the specificities of the food industry. Supported by experience, but also by training and research, intervention in buildings and sets of Patrimonial Interest and Classified Heritage, has been a practice combined with urban rehabilitation, urbanism and territorial planning. Consolidated practice in very specific aspects of architecture, which require theoretical and scientific knowledge combined with 20 years of project experience.

«Intervention and research in buildings and collections of heritage interest, not only classified, are an art that requires a very specific knowledge and require a great respect for the buildings to be intervened» – Architect José António Lopes.

With experience in management and intensive monitoring of all administrative and technical processes complementary to the practice of architecture, the firm provides a complete advisory and customer support service, which enriches and enhances the work in the disciplinary field.



It will be possible to visit the exhibition between 3 pm and 6 pm, from Monday to Friday, opening hours of Casa d’Artes do Bonfim, an art deco building from the 1930s, located at Rua Dr. Carlos Passos, 59 -27 (Av. Fernão de Magalhães, Porto).



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