Rowing High Performance Centre / Alvaro Andradre

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Rowing High Performance Centre / Alvaro Andradre

The Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho is located in one of the most beautiful and idyllic valleys in the world – the Douro valley – one of the places of choice for champions of this sport.

Rowing High Performance Centre / Alvaro Andradre
Rowing High Performance Centre / Alvaro Andradre

The project is structured into three key components: Social Zone, Housing and Training. The entire project fuses with the reinterpretation of two secular elements of landscape construction in Douro Valley: the walled terraced, a recurrent form of “inhabiting” this place, and the great white volumes of large production units, deployed along the terrain, are formally complex and diverse volumetrically.

Rowing High Performance Centre / Alvaro Andradre

Project Details:
Location: Pocinho, Portugal
Type: Sports Public
Area: 8000 sqm
Architects: Alvaro Andradre
Coordination: MPT
Client: Vila Nova de Foz Côa Municipality
Contractor: Manuel Vieira e Irmãos Lda