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Portuguese Pavilion, Expo 1998, Lisbon. Architect, Alvaro Siza. Two powerful, 15-metre high columns support the no more than 20-centimetre thick concrete ceiling which is reinforced by stainless steel cables set in the walls hanging overhead like a great sail. Photo: Quintin Lake

Portuguese Pavilion, Expo 1998, Lisbon. Architect, Alvaro Siza. Photo: Quintin Lake

Glazed tiles on the Portuguese Pavilion, Expo 1998, Lisbon. Architect, Alvaro Siza. Photo: Quintin Lake

The Pavilion of Portugal in Expo 1998 designed by Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza with the contribution of Eduardo Souto de Moura makes reinforced concrete seem weightless with the building’s elegant sail-like roof.

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Photography  © Quintin Lake, 2011

Entrance view of Paula Rego Museum, Cascais, Portugal. 

The twin chimneys of the Casa das Historias.

The building is made from concrete that is coloured to reflect local terracotta.

The twin chimneys are inspired by chimneys at Sintra Palace.

Positive Negative. The concrete is shuttered with planks of timber in a herringbone pattern.

This beautiful building which opened in 2009 was designed by the architect Eduardo Souto de Moura and is called Casa das Histórias Paula Rego / Paula Rego – House of Stories. The twin chimneys of the Casa das Historias are inspired by chimneys at Sintra Palace and made from concrete that is coloured to reflect local terracotta, and shuttered with planks of timber in a herringbone pattern. Did concrete ever look so good?

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Photography  © Quintin Lake, 2011

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