Wednesday, May 13, 2009


PROAP - Quinta do Alamal Urban Park, Gavião, Portugal

"The Alamal fluvial park is located in a particular situation with a pre-existence of great significance - a riverside farm in the river Tejo, in an enclosed valley which is partially flooded, as consequence of the construction of a dam. This park is the result of a conversion of the farm house into a hostel and respective fluvial beach. The aesthetical treatment of the surrounding landscape has materialized the strategies defined in the proposal.
The fundamental project guideline is the celebration of the site's inherent characteristics. An extraordinary site to experience a river, the Tejo, that despite pacified by means of dams and lagoons, remains pulsating with fish and colour changes, and still craving to indent its presence in the riverside" from:

/// click to SEE and DOWNLOAD the pdf / PROAP - Quinta do Alamal Urban Park, Gavião, Portugal