Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda

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Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda

Information

  • Completion year: 2022
  • Gross Built up Area: 19.568,40m2
  • Project Location: Matosinhos
  • Country: Portugal
  • Lead Architects/Designer: António Paulo Marques
  • Structural Consultants: VeConcept Project
  • MEP Consultants: Project +
  • Contractors: Invenio Engenharia, Lda + Vilacelos – Construções, Lda
  • Photo Credits: Ivo Tavares Studio
  • Others: Promotor: Simevaro, Sociedade de Construções, S.A., Avac Facilities: AJTA, Fluids Engineering: Acies
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Excerpt: Evolution Apartments Housing by António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda features a rectangular configuration with a large central atrium, 3 vertical distribution cores, and 170 apartments. The building features a ventilated facade system following a regular, vertical, and horizontal matrix composition. The use of balconies and “boxes” adds rhythm and three-dimensionality to the facade.

Project Description

Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio

[Text as submitted by architect] This private initiative residential project is located next to the Circunvalação, on the southern edge of the city of Matosinhos. The land has a rectangular configuration with a front of 90.00m to rua Atriz Alda Rodrigues and a depth of 27.60m. 

Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
Ground Floor Plan © António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio

The implantation of the building occupies the entire land with its 3 underground floors intended for the parking program with a capacity of 206 spaces. Above ground the building consists of 8 floors with a front of 90.00m by 17.60m in depth. A large central atrium guarantees the main access to the building, which inside is served by 3 vertical distribution cores.

Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
Section © António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio

The program is only dedicated to housing and it consists of 170 apartments, divided into the following typologies, 100 T0, 28 T1, 24 T2 and 18 T3. On the outside, the building is clad in a ventilated facade system with aluminum composite in a combination of 3 colors.

Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio
Evolution Apartments Housing | António Paulo Marques, Arquiteto e Associados, Lda
© Ivo Tavares Studio

The entire façade follows a regular, vertical and horizontal matrix composition, where the exterior spans are inserted. The use of balconies and “boxes” for the installation of outdoor AC units, enliven the facade and add rhythm and three-dimensionality.

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