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Gonçalo Byrne

GONÇALO BYRNE WAS BORN IN 1941
  • Degree in Architecture from the Lisbon School of Fine Arts, 1968

ACTIVIDADES

Professional Activities
  • He has worked in his own office independently since 1975, having executed projects in Braga, Vila do Conde, Viseu, Coimbra, Alcanena, Alcobaça, Lisbon, Almada, Oeiras, Setubal, Troia, Castro Verde, Arraiolos, Vidigueira, Lagos, Funchal, Evora, Trancoso and Lovaine/Belgium.
  • He founds the atelier G.B. – ARQUITECTOS, Lda., in 1991.
  • Participation in conferences in Portugal and abroad, having also been part of several tenders and award juries.
  • Founds the atelier G.B.M.M. – Associated Architects, in 1993 together with Architect Manuel Aires Mateus.
  • Member of the Architect Society, (nr.520), member of the Board of the Portuguese Section of the International Union of Architects and was a representative at International Meetings and Congresses of this organization. He was director of the magazine "Jornal Arquitectos".
  • Works and projects published in Portugal and abroad.
  • Between 1986 and 1988 he supervised the “Architecture II” course of the Architecture course at Cooperativa Árvore - Oporto.
  • Visiting Professor at the Département d'Architecture of the École Polytechnique Federale of Lausanne in 1990-91.
  • Elected visiting professor at the International Project Seminar "Architettura e Cittá" – Naples 1991/92/93.
  • Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Coimbra University, since 1992.
  • Visiting Professor at Lovaine University - 1992/93, 1993/94 and 2001/02.
  • Visiting Professor at IV Laboratori d'Urbanisme de les Ciutats "Projectar la Perifèria" - Barcelona 1994.
  • Visiting Professor at the École d'Architecture de Nancy Seminar - March 1995.
  • Visiting Professor at the Architecture Department of the Federal Polytechnic of Lausanne in 1994-95.
  • Visiting Professor at the Instituto Universitário di Architettura di Venezia - 1995.
  • Visiting Professor in Graz (Austria) - 1998/9
  • Visiting Professor at the Higher Technical School of Architecture of the University of Navarre (Spain) – 2000, 2002
  • Visiting Professor at Harvard (U.S.A.) - 1999/2001
  • Visiting Professor at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa – 2000, 2001
  • Portuguese Architecture Award, 1988, A.A.P./ S.E.C. ( Portuguese Architects Association and Secretary of State for Culture).
  • A.I.C.A. / S.E.C. award 1988, (Portuguese Section of the International Art Critic and Artist Assocation / Secretary of State for Culture), for his life’s work.
  • Portuguese Architecture Award 1993, A.A.P./M.A.R.N. – “Relating to the location”, and Honourable Mention in the “single building” category.
  • Aquisição/Architecture award-1995, work destined to be consagrated “as relevant in the context of national culture".
  • Awarded the Cross of the Order of Infante D. Henrique by the President of the Republic in 1995.
  • Gold Medal – 2000 – of French Architecture Academy
  • “A Pedra na Arquitectura” award – 2001 – from Architecture Order/Associates
  • “TECU Architecture Award 2002” award from KMEuropaMetal AG
  • “Prémio Valmor 2000” award given by Lisbon Town Hall
  • Exhibitions in Como, New York, Trevi, Lisbon, Lubliana, Lucca, Messina, S. Marino, Pamplona, Oporto, Catania, Milan, Venice, Buenos Aires, Rosário, Rio de Janeiro.

  • Monographies:
    • "GONÇALO BYRNE - OPERE E PROGETTI", Antonio Angelillo / Ignàsi de Solà-Morales, Documenti di architettura, Ed. Electa, Milano 1998 (Portuguese translation, Ed. Blau. Lisboa 1998),

  • Bibliographical references:
    • L’ ARCHITECTURE D’AUJOURD ‘HUI, nr. 185/1976
    • ARQUITECTURA, nr. 143/1981
    • DOMUS, nr. 655/1984, nr. 756
    • LOTUS INTERNACIONAL, nr. 45/1985, nr. 51/1986, nr. 63/1989 , nr. 64/1989
    • OBRADOIRO, nr.15/1989
    • ENGENHARIA & ARQUITECTURA, nr. 16/1989
    • CASABELLA, nr. 561/1989, nr. 622/1995, nr. 693/2001, nr. 695/696/2001, nr. 700/2002
    • ARCHITÉCTI, nr. 2/1989, nr. 11-12/1991, nr. 12-13/1991, nr. 26/1994
    • ARCHIS, nr. 9/91
    • FACES, nr. 20/91
    • A & V, nr. 47 /1994
    • DBZ - DEUTSCHE BAUZEITSCHRIFT, nr. 8/1994 , nr. 6/2002
    • WETTBEWERBE, nr. 161-162/1997
    • MONUMENTOS, nr. 8/1998, nr. 13/2000
    • JORNAL DE LETRAS ARTES E IDEIAS, nr. 742/1999, nr. 766/2000
    • PEDRA & CAL, nr. 12/2001
    • ARQUITECTURA E VIDA, nr. 19/2001, nr.30/2002
    • MENHIR, nr. 4/2001
    • ARQ./a, nr. 5/2001
    • WALLPAPER, nr.10/2001
    • ON DISEÑO, nr. 234/2002
    • PASAJES – ARQUITECTURA Y CRÍTICA, nr. 35/2002
    • ARCHITECTURE TODAY-DETAIL, nr. 2/2002
    • DB - DEUTSCHE BAUZEITUNG, nr. 4/2002
    • H.O.M.E., nr. 2 / 2003
Main Invitations to Tender
  • 1977 FARO Town centre– 1st Prize
  • 1977 GREAT HALL OF THE MUNICIPAL EXHIBITION AND SPORTS PARK IN BRAGA - 1st Award
  • 1988 BELÉM CULTURAL CENTRE – LISBON - 2nd Prize
  • 1990 NEW RTP [PORTUGUESE STATE TELEVISION] PRODUCTION CENTRE, LISBON – 3rd Prize
  • 1990 CAIS DO CARVÃO COMPLEX, FUNCHAL – AQUARIUM, MARINE BIOLOGY STATION -1st Prize
  • 1991 NEW FACILITIES OF THE HIGHER INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT, LISBON – 1st Prize
  • 1991 NEW FACILITIES OF THE ELECTROTECHNICAL FACULTY, COIMBRA – 1st Prize
  • 1991 NEW FACILITIES OF THE HIGHER INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, LISBON – 1st Prize
  • 1991 ORGANIZATION OF THE “TABAQUEIRA” GROUNDS in ALBARRAQUE – 1st Prize
  • 1992 AVEIRO UNIVERSITY CENTRAL BUILDING – 1st Prize
  • 1993 FUNCHAL NAVAL CLUB – 1st Prize
  • 1993 SCIENCE FACULTY OF LISBON – BUILDING C8 – 1st Prize
  • 1993 NEW UNIVERSITY OF LISBON – MATHEMATHICS DEPARTMENT – 1st Prize
  • 1995 CAMPUS TECHNO-Z, SALZBURG, AUSTRIA – 2nd Prize
  • 1995 CONVERSION OF AREAS IN THE ST. JERÓNIMO AND ARTS COLLEGES, THE CHEMISITRY LABORATORY AND SURROUNDING AREA - COIMBRA UNIVERSITY- 1st Prize
  • 1997 SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AT MINHO UNIVERSITY IN BRAGA – 1st Prize.
  • 1997 AMPLIFICATION AND REORGANIZATION OF COMBINED SCHOOL BUILDINGS, IN TAMSWEG, AUSTRIA - 1sr Prize
  • 1997 MARITIME TRAFFIC COORDINATION AND CONTROL CENTRE, LISBON HARBOUR – 1st Prize
  • 1998 GREAT COVERED PARK FOR ASSEMBLIES AND PRAYER – SANCTUARY OF OUR LADY OF FÁTIMA - 2nd Prize
  • 1998 BRABANTE-FLAMENGO REGIONAL GOVERNMENT HQ - LOVAINE -BELGIUM – 1st Prize
  • 1998 HEADQUARTERS OF METROPOLITAN ORCHESTRA, LISBON – 1st Prize
  • 1999 PROJECT FOR THE HEADQUARTERS OF BANCOMAIS IN LISBON – 1st Prize
  • 1999 MACHADO DE CASTRO NATIONAL MUSEUM – 1st Prize
  • 2000 FÁBRICA DO TELES – SANTO TIRSO – 2nd Prize
  • 2001 EXHIBITION PARK - MONTALEGRE – 2nd Prize
  • 2002 FORLANINI PARK – MILAN ITALY -1st Prize

  • Out of many studies and projects, in the fields of architecture and urbanism, the following built works stand out due to their complexity and size.
Schools / University
  • 1990/97 NEW FACILITIES OF THE HIGHER INSTITUTE OF ECONOMY AND MANAGEMENT (ISEG) - LISBON
    Buildings with a total of 16 770 m² on the lands adjacent to the Convento das Inglesinhas, including 5 110 m² restoration of the convent itself. 1st phase constructed, 2nd phase constructed.
  • 1991/94 NEW FACILITIES OF THE COMPUTING FACULTY – COIMBRA UNIVERSITY
    8 000 m² Building in Centre II Coimbra University. Constructed.
  • 1991/95 NEW FACILTIES OF THE ELECTROTECHNICAL FACULTY – COIMBRA UNIVERSITY
    12 000 m² Building in Centre II Coimbra University. Constructed.
  • 1991/02 NEW FACILITITES OF THE SUPERIOR INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL SCIENCE - ISCSP
    Building with 16 000 m² in the Campus Universitário da Ajuda, in Lisbon. Constructed.
  • 1992/02 CHANCELLORY OF AVEIRO UNIVERSITY.
    Building with a total area of 11 479 m², for the Chancellory, Assessorship, Coordination Entities, Academic Acts, Administration and Management, Technical and General Support Services. Constructed.
  • 1993/99 SCIENCE FACULTY OF LISBON – BUILDING C8
    Building for the Chemistry and Physics Departments, in the University Campus for the Science Faculty of Lisbon, 18.076 m². Constructed.
  • 1993/97 MATHEMATHICS DEPARTMENT OF THE NEW UNIVERSITY OF LISBON
    Project executed in the Almada Campus of the New University of Lisbon, with 8 900 m², for the Mathemathics Department and Teaching Complex. Constructed.
  • 1997/03 MINHO UNIVERSITY - SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING, IN BRAGA
    Project for Minho University, in the Gualtar Campus in Braga, with 6.000 m² for the School of Engineering, and Industrial Electronics, Mechanics, Manufacturing and Systems, Civil Engineering and Polymer Engineering Departments. Under construction.
  • 2000/... NEW FACILITIES OF THE HIGHER INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (ISEG), LISBON
    Restoration and Conversion of the Inglesinhas Convent, with 5.110 m². Project phase.
  • 2002/... AMPLIFICATION OF THE TEACHING COMPLEX – NEW UNIVERSITY OF LISBON
    Project regading the amplification of the Science and Technology Faculty’s Teaching Complex in Caparica Campus, New University of Lisbon. Estimated construction area 3.000 m². Project phase.
Research / Laboratories
  • 1988/92 CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGICAL CENTRE IN OEIRAS, C.T.Q.B. II
    This complex received the Oeiras Town Hall Municipal Architecture Award:
    Program by the Portuguese Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA) for one 19 500 m² building, for research in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology. Laboratory equipment project was included. Constructed.

IBET - PILOT UNIT
INIA program, for a fermentation unit adjacent to CTQB II, with 2 354 m². Constructed.


  • 1989/92 PROPEDEUTICS CENTRE - INIA, OEIRAS
    INIA program for a building with refectory, classrooms and auditorium, and another for to serve as residence for students and visiting professors, with 1 500 m². Constructed.
  • 1991/93 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE CENTRE – NEW UNIVERSITY
    Building in the Almada Campus of the New University of Lisbon, with 1 700 m², serving for a range of teaching and laboratory research ativities. Constructed.
  • 1992/93 APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECNOLOGY INSTITUTE – I.C.A.T. HEADQUARTERS
    3 100 m² Building, located in the University Campus of the Lisbon Science Faculty, for reearch and interconnection of the University with the industrial sector, including laboratory. Constructed.
  • 1994/95 DIRECTORATE-GENERAL OF THE ENVIRONMENT – LABORATORY EQUIPMENT PROJECT
    Laboratory equipment and respective technical infrastruturals for the Directorate-General of the Environment, in Buraca. Constructed.
  • 1995/97 TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE INSTITUTE - NEW ANIMAL EXPERIMENT FACILITIES
    2 100 m² Building constructed on the grounds of the Tropical Medicine And Hygiene Institute, serving for laboratory experiments and Research and Development. Constructed.
  • 1999 SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE LABORATORY EQUIPMENT OF BUILDING C8 – SCIENCE FACULTY OF LISBON
    Furniture lay-out, electrical grid and liquids network in 87 Physics and Chemisry laboratories. Constructed.
Renovation / Urban Remoddeling
  • 1982/84 REMODELLING OF THE MARQUÊS DE ABRANTES PALACE, FRANCH EMBASSY
    Interior remodelling of the French Embassy in Lisbon, execution of the porter house. Constructed.
  • 1982/84 CAIXA GERAL DE DEPÓSITOS AGENCY IN VIDIGUEIRA
    Bank agency and manager residence, in the centre of the town. Constructed.
  • 1990/91 REMODELLING OF THE D. MARIA II NATIONAL THEATRE
    Essentially remodelling work in many areas of the theatre spaces, including: Experimental Theatre Room, Cafeterias, Library, Offices and exterior entrance porticos. Constructed.
  • 1991/... ALCOBAÇA MONASTERY MUSEUM AND CONVERSION OF SURROUNDING AREA
    Remodelling project for the North and South Wings of Alcobaça Monastery in order to create museum and cultural areas. Plan to conserve the Monastery’s surrouding area. Under construction.
  • 1991/... FINISHING AND CONCLUSION PROJECT OF PALÁCIO NACIONAL DA AJUDA AND SURROUNDING AREAS.
    Project including the completion of the west side of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda (covered area: 20 000 m²) and the treatment of nearby areas (area: 99 432 m²). Project phase.
  • 1992/93 REMODELLING OF MARQUÊS DE ABRANTES PALACE, FRANCH EMBASSY
    Remodelling of the Audiovisual Department rooms of the French Embassy in Lisbon. Constructed.
  • 1992/93 INDUSTRIAL WHALE MUSEUM AND AQUARIUM - LAGES DO PICO / AÇORES.
    Project for local Town Hall consisting in the conversion of an old whale factory into a museum with aquariums, bar-restaurant and other facilities. Design Study.
  • 1993 PROJECT FOR CENTRE OF HOEILAART, BELGIUM
    Project for 20 dwellings in the centre of the the Hoeilaart residential area, for the local Town Hall. Not built.
  • 1994/02 CONVERSION OF CITY BLOCK IN CHIADO, LISBON
    Partial remodelling of a city block in Chiado, including commercial and residential areas, offices and parking, over a total of 25 000 m². Constructed.
  • 1998/... RESTORATION AND CONVERSION OF THE COIMBRA ACADEMIC ASSOCIATION
    Project for restoration of a group of 1960s buildings, totalling about 4000 m², for the new Academic Association. Project phase.
  • 1999/... RESTORATION AND ENLARGEMENT OF MACHADO DE CASTRO NATIONAL MUSEUM, COIMBRA
    Project for the restoration, enlargement and remodelling of the museum, which contains a medieval, renaissance and baroque art collection, in a building with a 2000 year old foundation that dates back to the Roman era. 7 000 m² construction area. Project phase.
  • 1999/... CONVERSION OF A CITY BLOCK IN BRAGA
    Partial remodelling of a city block in Braga, including commercial and residential areas, offices and parking, over a total of 7 800 m². Project phase.
  • 1999/... CONVERSION OF AN OLD WAREHOUSE INTO AN OFFICE BLOCK, BANCOMAIS HEADQUARTERS
    Project regarding the conversion of the old warehouse to an office block with underground car park, over a total of 7.500 m².
    Project phase.
  • 1999/... IMPROVEMENT OF AVEIRO UNIVERSITY’S CENTRAL PLAZA
    Arrangement of central square, restoration underground commercial area. Project phase.
  • 1999/... ARRANGEMENT OF PORTAS D’EL REI SQUARE IN TRANCOSO
    Arrangement of Portas d’el Rei Square. Project phase.
  • 2001/... CONVERSION OF THE CITY BLOCK OF ST. TEOTÓNIO HOSPITAL, IN VISEU
    Conversion project of the old hospital block. Includes construction of a shopping mall, offices, parking and residential areas
    With a total area of 26.000 m². Project phase.
  • 2002/... RESTORATION AND LANDSCAPING OF CAVA DE VIRIATO AND SURROUNDING AREA, VISEU
    Restoration project and landscaping arrangement of the public area of the monument and requalification of the surrounding urban area. Park archaeological, museum nucleus building. Area 44.00 ha. Project phase.
Urban Support Buildings
  • 1972/74 ADMINISTRATIVE AND HOSPITAL CENTRE FOR THE INSURANCE COMPANY "A MUNDIAL"
    Building in Rua da Imprensa Nacional in Lisbon, and intervention at the centre of the city block, for the administrative and hospital centre for the insurance company "A Mundial". Not built.
  • 1977/86 MUNICIPAL EXHIBITIONS AND SPORTS PALACE, BRAGA
    Multiuse project for Fairs, Exhibitions and Sports, including covered track athletics, in the grounds inserted of Braga Exhibition Park. Constructed.
  • 1980/84 FRENCH-PORTUGUESE INSTITUTE IN LISBON (Resident Architect)
    Intervention in general project by Architect Buffi. Interior architecture, detailing, supervision, financial and quality control. Built.
  • 1986/92 CAIXA GERAL DE DEPÓSITOS AGENCY IN ARRAIOLOS
    Bank agency at the town’s central square. Built.
  • 1987/91 GREAT AUDITORIUM OF BRAGA EXHIBITION PARK
    1300 seat Auditorium and Conference Centre in the integrated in Braga Municipal exhibitions and sports Palace. Built.
  • 1990/95 CAIS DE CARVÃO COMPLEX – AQUARIUM AND MARITIME BIOLOGY STATION
    Constituted by three buildings. 1st phase: Maritime biology station (2 000 m²), 2nd phase: Reception Centre (1 100 m²) and Aquarium (3 200 m²), 3rd phase: Nautical Centre (100 m²). 1st Phase complete.
  • 1991/93 PROJECT FOR VILA DO CONDE SPORTS PAVILLION
    Multisport Building constituted by a large hall with capacity for about 2000 spectators, and an international sports arena, and respective facilities and support structures, totalling an area of 7 000 m². Constructed.
  • 1992/94 ADMINISTRATION BUILDINGS AND NAUTICAL CENTRE IN LAGOS MARINA
    Project for an office and reception building with 600 m² for Administration and Authorities, and of a Nautical Support Centre with 2 000 m², including commercial areas, facilities and the marina support services, as part of the first phase of Lagos Marina. Constructed.
  • 1993/95 FUNCHAL NAVAL CLUB - QUINTA CALAÇA COMPLEX, FUNCHAL
    Complex for Funchal Naval Club, including several buildings such as the Administration, Restaurants, Control Building, swimming pools, solarium, changing rooms, and subaquatic activities centre, with buildings covering a total of 3 000 m² and 3400 m² of services. 1st Phase complete.
  • 1994 ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES HEADQUARTERS OF THE TABAQUEIRA IN ALBARRAQUE
    Project for the building of the new headquarters of the Tabaqueira, with 3 200 m². Not constructed.
  • 1995/03 TRADE FAIR AND BUSINESS INITIATIVES CENTRE IN TRANCOSO
    3 000 m² multiuse complex, for Fairs and Exhibitions, including a variety of support services, located in Vila de Trancoso Exhibition Park. Built.
  • 1995/97 PARKING AREA IN S. PEDRO DE ALCÂNTARA, LISBON
    Underground parking area with 4 levels, under the lower level of S. Pedro de Alcântara’s garden in Lisbon, using walls dating back to the Marquis of Pombal. 200 places, 6 160 m² area. Not built.
  • 1995/97 TEMPORARY RESTAURANTS AND SURROUNDING AREA IN THE EXPO 98 GROUNDS
    Project for two self-service restaurants, in two levels, with a total of 1950 m², and a surrounding exterior area of 3 302 m², including a 1 473 m²lake and public WC, in the Expo 98 grounds in Lisbon. Constructed.
  • 1997/01 MARITIME TRAFFIC COORDINATION AND CONTROL CENTRE FOR LISBON HARBOR
    Project for a maritime control tower for Lisbon Harbour, in Algés, with 8 floors and a total area of 1980 m². Constructed.
  • 1998/03 GOVERNMENT BUILDING TO SERVE AS REGIONAL HEADQUARTERS IN LOVAINE, BELGIUM
    Project for a building with approxiamtely 28.000 m², to serve as the HQ for the Regional Government of Vlaams-Brabant, including Assembly hall, Auditorium, Multipurpose room, Restaurant and Library, administrative area and Public Services, Federal Government HQ and and Flemish Community HQ, common and technical support services. Constructed.
  • 1999/... COMMERCIAL BUILDING IN TRANCOSO
    Project of a city block in Trancoso, next to Portas d’el Rei, for commercial and third party use. Also includes two habitations. 2.200 m² Construction project. Project phase.
  • 1999/... AMPLIFICATION OF THE HOTEL QUINTA DAS LÁGRIMAS IN COIMBRA
    Project for a 4 star hotel with 15 bedrooms, health club, restaurant and swimming pool at Quinta das Lágrimas, in Coimbra. Under construction.
  • 1999/... TRANCOSO MUNICIPAL CINEMA
    Project for a building of approximately 450 m², for the Municipal Cinema, in S. Francisco Square. Includes external improvements.
    Under construction.
  • 2000/... FARO MUNICIPAL THEATRE
    Construction of Faro Municipal Theatre. Project phase.
  • 2002/... PARKING LOT, ORGANIZATION AND REQUALIFICATION OF PRAÇA DA REPÚBLICA, IN COIMBRA
    2 floor underground parking lot, under Praça da República in Coimbra. Capacity for 380 cars (10 000 m²). Exterior improvement of the square, cafeteria. Project phase.
  • 2002/03 CONSTRUCTION OF THE PHARMACY “FARMÁCIA DA MISERICÓRDIA”, VISEU.
    Project for a pharmacy in Viseu, with a 200 m² construction area and exterior improvements. Built.
  • 2002/... FORLANINI PARK – MILAN, ITALY
    Project for an urban park with 300 ha in Milan. Sports, cultural and leisure complexes.
    In association with PROAP, Lda. - Landscape Architecture Studies and Projects. Project phase.
  • 2003/... RESTORATION, ENLARGEMENT AND CONVERSION INTO AN INN OF ESTÓI PALACE, ALGARVE
    Restoration and enlargement of Estói Palace, a 19th Century building, for conversion into a Portuguese Historic Inn. Project phase.
  • 2003/... MOTEL AND RESIDENTIAL PARK IN DOHA, QATAR
    Project for a tourist resort in Doha, capital of Qatar. Includes a motel, restaurants, club and detached houses. Project phase.
Planning
  • 1989/93 AJUDA MASTER PLAN
    Master plan carried out for Lisbon Town Hall, with 34 600 m², covering the surroundings of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, including urban operations, road networks and green areas. Approved by LTH (has not come into being).
  • 1991/93 MASTER PLAN FOR THE "TABAQUEIRA" - ALBARRAQUE
    Allotment and urban project, for lands belonging to Tabaqueira in Albarraque, for residential (240 dwellings, 65 280 m²), Commercial (2 610 m²), Offices (7 920 m²) and Industrial (35 430 m²) purposes.
  • 1992 URBANIZATION OF QUINTA DO ANJO IN PALMELA
    Urbanization of Quinta do Anjo with approximately 700 dwellings divided into lots and different types of residences, including a Golf Course and tourist services.
  • 1992/94 PLANNING AND COORDINATION OF ALLOTMENTS FOR LAGOS MARINA AND SURROUNDING AREAS
    Project for MARLAGOS containing 512 dwellings, aparthotel, commercial buildings, administrative buildings, nautical centre, parking, and service areas, totalling 63 800 m².
  • 1993 URBANIZATION IN ÍNSUA DOS BENTOS
    Urbanization on the banks of the Mondego river in Coimbra, within the scope of the local municipal master plan, with the construction of 265 dwellings, green spaces, and respective urban facilities, in an area totalling 22 000 m².
  • 1995 GENERAL URBANIZATION AND MASTER PLAN FOR CATÓLICA UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
    Urban plan for 154 hectares, located in the Specific Strategical Development Area in the Sintra Municpal Master Plan, and Detail Plan of the 32 hectare University Campus, in the same Urban Development Plan.
  • 1995/98 CONVERSION OF AREAS IN THE ST. JERÓNIMO AND ARTS COLLEGES, THE CHEMISITRY LABORATORY AND SURROUNDING AREA – COIMBRA UNIVERSITY
    Conversion project for part of Centre I of Coimbra University, including urban infrastructures, university equipment and its services, parking, and exterior improvement of public spaces, over an area of about 40 000 m². Anteprojetc approved by Coimbra Town Hall.
  • 1996/98 EXTERIOR IMPROVEMENTS AND INFRASTRUCTURES PROJECT FOR AREAS IN THE ST. JERÓNIMO AND ARTS COLLEGES, THE CHEMISITRY LABORATORY AND SURROUNDING AREA – COIMBRA UNIVERSITY
    Landscape and infrastructure project within the area of the conversion plan for the Alta Universitária Colleges, totalling roughly 30.000 m². 1st phase complete.
  • 1997/98 DETAIL PLAN FOR THE ALTA UNIVERSITÁRIA OF COIMBRA – COIMBRA UNIVERSITY
    Extension of the Plan for the Colleges in Centre I of Coimbra University and the upper city of Coimbra, in a total of 80 000 m², including urban infrastructures, university equipments and services, parking, exterior improvements – under construction.
  • 1998/... DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR COIMBRA UNIVERSITARY STADIUM
    Remodelling of the Coimbra universitary stadium of and new sports and services facilities. Project phase.
  • 1999/... ACTION PLAN FOR URBAN REMODELLING OF MACEIRA AND SOUSELAS – MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT
    Action plan for the physical, environmetal, social and urban remodelling of the areas of Maceira and Souselas, and later coordination with local offces for the execution of these activities.
  • 1999/... DETAIL PLAN FOR CAVA DE VIRIATO AND SURROUNDING AREAS, VISEU
    Detailing plan envolving the PP2, PP23, PP29 and Radial Urban Park of Santiago, Cava do Viriato, in Viseu, with 44 ha. In the scope of POLIS Programme, Urban Remodelling and Environmental Improvement of Cities.Pending approval.
  • 2000/03 URBAN PLAN IN QUINTA DA HORTA DA PORTA, ÉVORA
    Urban plan for a grounds near the wall of Évora, including a urban square, mall, parking, shops and offices and a total of 38 dwellings, in a 12.000 m² construction area. Pending approval.
  • 2001/... URBAN PLAN FOR AVENIDA DE LISBOA, ÉVORA
    Urban plan for land near the walls of Évora, with commercial area, housing, terciary area and parking. Construction area: 15 000 m².
  • 2002/... REVISION OF AJUDA DETAIL PLAN
    Revision of the Detail Plan developed for Lisbon Town Hall in 1993, with 34 600 m², encompassing the surroundings of the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, including urbanization, road network, and green spaces. Project phase.
  • 2002/... PROJECT FOR THE NEW SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES FACULTY CAMPUS, NEW UNIVERSITY OF LISBON, IN COSTA DA CAPARICA, ALMADA
    Urban study of the new Social and Human Sciences Faculty Campus, in Costa de Caparica in Almada. Construction area of 34 000 m². Total land area: 64 000 m².
  • 2002/... MASTER PLAN FOR THE TOLL-GATE / AV. JOÃO DAS REGRAS ALIGNMENT, POLIS, COIMBRA
    Urban remodelling project, reorganization of roads and lanscaping. Intervention area of 8.60 ha. Project phase.
  • 2002/... DETAIL PLAN OF THE NAZARÉ SEAFRONT AND SOUTHERN EXPANSION AREA
    Urban study for the urban conversion and landscape of the Nazaré seafront and southern expansion area. Intervention area of 10.50 ha. Project phase.
Housing
  • 1972/74 CHELAS ZONE NR2
    Project for 400 low-cost dwellings in Chelas. Built.
  • 1975/79 CASAL DAS FIGUEIRAS IN SETÚBAL
    Project integrated in SAAL operations, for 315 low-cost houses in Setúbal. Built.
  • 1976/78 FARALHÃO HOUSING COOPERATIVE, SETÚBAL
    Project for 150 residences. Constructed.
  • 1983/86 COCICLO HOUSING COOPERATIVE, LISBON
    Project for 23 dwellings with varied typologies in two buildings in Restelo. Built.
  • 1983/87 SÁ DA COSTA HOUSE, LISBON
    Single-family house in Alvalade. Built.
  • 1984/87 CÉSAR FERREIRA HOUSE, ALCANENA
    Single-family house in Alcanena. Built.
  • 1987/88 LUÍS MOTA HOUSE, TRÓIA
    Single-family house in the Soltróia urbanization, in the Tróia peninsula. Constructed.
  • 1988/90 HOUSE FOR THE DIRECTOR OF SOMINCOR MINES, CASTRO VERDE
    Single-family house near Castro Verde. Built.
  • 1991/94 DR. FERNANDO TOMÁSIO HOUSE, TRÓIA
    Single-family house in the Soltróia urbanization, in the Tróia peninsula. Built.
  • 1992/95 RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN LAGOS MARINA – 1st PHASE
    Project for Marlagos, consisting in 52 one, two and three bedroom residences, in three buildings shaping an urban front, integrated in the first phase of the Lagos Marina Resort. Constructed.
  • 1995/98 RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL BUILDING IN LAGOS MARINA– 2nd PHASE
    Project for Marlagos, consisting in a plaza and the buildings surrounding it, with 73 one, two, three and four-bedroom dwellings, and 950 m²of commercial areas. Built.
  • 1996/98 RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN AJUDA IN LISBON
    Project for a building with 4 apartments (one, two and three bedroom), including parking, integrated in an historical urban setting.
    Constructed.
  • 1996/... RESIDENTIAL BUILDING S. JOÃO DA MATA IN LISBON
    Project for a twelve apartment building with (two, three and four bedroom), including parking, integrated in an historical urban setting, with an area of 5.200 m². Under construction.
  • 1999/... RESIDENTIAL BUILDING FOR ÍNSUA DOS BENTOS URBANIZATION, COIMBRA
    Proejct for a residential building by the Mondego river in Coimbra, with 265 apartments, green spaces and urban infrastructures, in an area of 22 000 m². Under construction.
  • 2000/... RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL AND OFFICE BUILDINGS IN QUINTA DA HORTA DA PORTA IN ÉVORA
    Urban project and construction of a plaza, mall, parking, shops and offices, and a total of 38 apartments, (one to five-bedroom), with a 12.000 m² construction area. Project phase.
  • 2002/... RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN ROSSIO OF S. BRÁS, ÉVORA
    Project for a residential building, commercial area and parking, over an area of 2750 m². Under construction.
  • 2002/... RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN PORTA DE AVIS, ÉVORA.
    Project for two residential buildings, commercial areas and parking in an area of 1 140 m². Project phase.
Interior Architecture
  • 1992 "REAL TREASURES " EXHIBITION IN PALÁCIO DA AJUDA
    Adaptation, design, and assembly of an exhibition in Palácio da Ajuda, for IPPAR. Occurred.
  • 1994 "SACRED ART IN THE COUTOS OF ALCOBAÇA MONASTERY" EXHIBITION
    Project and assembly of a Painting, Sculpture, Goldsmithery and Sacred artifact exhibition, in the Dormitory of Alcobaça Monastery.
  • 1997/98 PROJECT FOR ORGANIZATION, SIGNAGE, AND ANIMATION OF VISITS TO THE SANTA MARIA DE ALCOBAÇA MONASTERY
    Intervention in the medieval nucleus of Alcobaça Monastery including the information and signposting project, the Sala do Capítulo event, and a shop for IPPAR in the Monastery Speaking Chamber. Constructed.
  • 1998 STAND FOR TAP-AIR PORTUGAL AT EXPO 98 IN LISBOA
    Project of a Stand for TAP, in the official sponsors pavilion in Expo 98, Lisbon. Constructed.

Villas and Townhouses By Gonçalo Byrne