SUBTILITAS

SUBTĪLITĀS (latin; noun f., 3rd):
fineness of texture, logic, detail; slenderness, exactness, acuteness; sharpness : precision




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João Mendes Ribeiro - Silence Cloister of the Lorvão Monastery, Penacova  2013. Photos (C) do mal o menos



November 20, 2013, 3:28pm  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro & Luisa Bebiano - Stage design for O Abajur Lilás, 2010. Photos (C) do mal o menos



October 06, 2013, 10:51pm  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - Tea house, Montemor-o-Velho 2000. Via



October 05, 2013, 1:41pm  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - Swimming pool, Chamusca da Beira 2013. Photos (C) do mal o menos



July 29, 2013, 2:54pm  Permalink | Comments

A few of the reading spaces in João Mendes Ribeiro’s Casa de Escrito, Coimbra 2010. The meticulously selected and designed furniture plays as vital a role as the architecture in maintaining a dialog between the historic house and its new, contemporary function. Photos (C) do mal o menos. 



March 08, 2013, 9:47am  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - Casa de Escrito, conversion of the former house of poet João Cochofel to workshop and residence for writing students, Coimbra 2010. Photos (C) do mal o menos. 



March 08, 2013, 9:44am  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - House renovation, Coimbra 2009. Such amazing detailing, worth clicking through the entire image set by Fernando Guerra.



September 18, 2012, 6:06pm  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - House extension, Chamusca da Beira 2006. Via Fernando Guerra.



September 18, 2012, 4:35pm  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - Barn renovation, Cortegaça 2004. Via Fernando Guerra.



September 18, 2012, 2:40pm  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - Reforma do Palheiro, Cortegaça 2004

João Mendes Ribeiro - Reforma do Palheiro, Cortegaça 2004



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November 24, 2010, 9:16am  Permalink | Comments

A view out of João Mendes Ribeiro’s new extension at the Universida de Coimbra.

A view out of João Mendes Ribeiro’s new extension at the Universida de Coimbra.



June 08, 2010, 7:22am  Permalink | Comments

Renovation of an old thermal control center to an arts building at Universida de Coimbra by João Mendes Ribeiro. There’s a lot I like about this project; not only am I a sucker for old industrial equipment, but Menedes Riberio had previously designed one of my favorite rehabs of all time, and he has a very distinct way of introducing contemporary forms and functions into historic structures. The picture above is a pretty funny moment in which the original rail and transport cart is left in tact, meandering through the new lecture hall. Most of the existing industrial equipment is left untouched, and given new life with multiple layers of highly articulated lighting. Continue here for more images.

Renovation of an old thermal control center to an arts building at Universida de Coimbra by João Mendes Ribeiro. There’s a lot I like about this project; not only am I a sucker for old industrial equipment, but Menedes Riberio had previously designed one of my favorite rehabs of all time, and he has a very distinct way of introducing contemporary forms and functions into historic structures. The picture above is a pretty funny moment in which the original rail and transport cart is left in tact, meandering through the new lecture hall. Most of the existing industrial equipment is left untouched, and given new life with multiple layers of highly articulated lighting. Continue here for more images.



June 08, 2010, 7:09am  Permalink | Comments

João Mendes Ribeiro - Reforma do Palheiro, Cortegaça 2004. Via Fernando Guerra.

João Mendes Ribeiro - Reforma do Palheiro, Cortegaça 2004. Via Fernando Guerra.



December 09, 2009, 2:18pm  Permalink | Comments