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Rogério Cavaca

ROGÉRIO CAVACA WAS BORN IN LISBON ON 20th SEPTEMBER 1940
  • Parents: Rogério Augusto Cavaca e Antónia de Lacerda Jorge Cavaca
  • July of 1968, ended his schooling and enrolled in Architecture at the Oporto School of Fine Arts.
  • March of 1973, obtained his Architecture Degree at the Oporto School of Fine Arts with a final classification of 16/20.
  • November 1965, began his professional activity in the construction company Soares da Costa SARL, where he collaborated in Public Works projects awarded to that firm, and in the following year began to work on the company’s and their clients’ Industrial Projects.
  • February 1966, organizes, together with the Architects Alves Costa and Manuel Fernandes, the formation of a Project Centre, belonging to Sociedade Soares da Costa, SARL., but juridically separated and with its own name - Vértice - Centro de Projectos de Construção, RL.
  • March 1971, becomes Technical Director of Vértice, remaining there until retiring in May 1976.
  • January 1977, forms his own office with two more architects.
  • June 1977, ends his collaboration with Vértice.
  • Experience projecting Pre-Fabricated Constructions.
  • Internship in the outskirts of Paris, regarding "rationalizing construction", namely with regard to the use of metallic moulds for setting concrete "in loco" or for pre-fabrication.
  • Consultant between 1981 and 1988 of Borba Town Hall.

EXECUTED WORKS/PROJECTS

1- School Construction
  • Jardim Flori– Pre-prep and Primary School- Porto.1972
  • Sta. Marta de Penaguião School- project serving as "model" for every school of this kind built by Soares da Costa, SARL. 1975
  • Lumen Children’s College (ante-project) - S.Mamede de Infesta - Oporto. 1975
  • Adaptation of the Universal College to the Oporto Faculty of Pharmacy. 1976
  • Aveiro University - (pre-fabricated construction, next to the Conservatory).1976
  • Furadouro Kindergarten (ante-project). 1977
  • Murtosa Kindergarten (ante-project). 1977
  • Seixo de Mira Kindergarten (ante-project). 1977
  • Grundig Kindergarten (ante-project) - Braga. 1977
2- Housing
  • Campo Alegre Housing Block - 30 houses and commerce - Oporto. 1968
  • Pasteleira Housing Block - 20 houses - Oporto. 1970
  • Rua Nova do Túnel Housing Block - 20 houses - Oporto. 1972
  • Residential Block in Setúbal - 80 residences. 1976
  • Guimarães Integrated plan– 1st Phase and Sector C- 340 houses- Guimarães. 1976
  • Sta. Luzia Residential Housing - 232 residences and commercial zone - Porto. 1976
  • Av. de Londres Building- 34 residences, offices and commerce - Guimarães 1977
  • Row houses in Azenha de Cima - 24 residences - Matosinhos. 1977
  • Housing in Bouça do Real - 63 residences - Matosinhos. 1978
  • Housing in Gueifães - 90 residences - Maia. 1978
  • Housing in Àguas Santas - 310 residences - Maia. 1978
  • Building at the junction of Rua de S. Gonçalo and Av. de Londres - 79 residences and commercial zone - Guimarães. 1979
  • Set of 332 residences for DRHUA- Madeira (Nazaré III) 1st place in the invitation to tender - Funchal. 1979.
  • Set of 37 residences for the Low-cost Housing Cooperative - "O Lar do trabalhador" Matosinhos. 1979
  • Housing in Leça da Palmeira - 178 residences for the Low-cost Housing Cooperative "O Lar do Trabalhador" - Matosinhos. 1986
  • Recovery of "Carrocel" Building - Guimarães .1988
  • IMOLOC - Paço da Boa Nova – Housing, commerce and offices - 55.000m2 - Leça da Palmeira. 1993
  • IBP – Housing and Commerce - 17.000m2 - Leça da Plameira. 1994
  • Mário Rodrigues Pereira e Filho – Housing Block - 6.000m2 - Perafita. 1994
  • Housing Block for the Low-cost Housing Cooperative "O Lar do trabalhador" - Leça da Palmeira. 1995
  • IMOLOC – Housing at Rua Belchior Robles - 35.000m2 - Leça da Palmeira 1995
  • IMOLOC – Residential Block “Portas do Mar” – 45.000 m2 – Matosinhos 1998
  • SGAL – 1st prize in the invitation to tender for Housing in malha 4 of the Alta do lumiar Urbanization– 54.000 m2 – Lisbon 1998
  • IMOLOC – Residential Block Cibrão – 20.000 m2– Matosinhos 1997
  • IMOLOC – Residential Block on the FACAR site – 52.000 m2 – Leça da Palmeira 1999
  • RAR IMOBILIÁRIA – 1st prize in the invitation to tender for new Housing on the site of the RAR refinery– 24.000 m2 – Matosinhos 2000
3- Industrial Buildings
  • General Warehouses, Offices, Electricity and Plumbing Building - Soares da Costa - Rechousa. 1968 to 1974
  • Entrance and Main Changing rooms - Soares da Costa- Rechousa. 1972
  • Remodelling and enlargement of Metalworking Building - Soares da Costa - Rechousa. 1972
  • Carpentry building Refectory - Soares da Costa - Lameira. 1973
  • Enlargement and Remodelling of Carpentry building - Soares da Costa - Lameira. 1973
  • General use warehouse - Soares da Costa - Azeitão. 1975
  • Maconde - Vila de Conde. 1975
  • Texas Instruments - Maia. 1975
  • Costa Moreira confectioner’s - Leça do Balio. 1976
  • Rotor Garages Workshops - Monte dos Burgos. 1976
  • Francisco Dias de Oliveira - 2 Factory and Sales Pavilion - Pousada de Saramagos. 1976
  • Croft & Cª. Lda. Tannery and Refectory - Vila Nova de Gaia. 1976
  • CNB – Air chamber Factory - Sto. Tirso .1988
  • CNB - Warehouse - Sto. Tirso . 1988
4- Urban Planning
  • Quinta dos Pombais - Guimarães. 1973
  • Manuel Gonçalves - Alfena. 1974
  • Reorganization of the Sta. Luzia Urbanisation- Porto. 1976
  • Bouça do Real - Matosinhos. 1977
  • G.24 - Azenha de Cima - Matosinhos. 1977
  • Residential Housing in Gueifões - Maia. 1978
  • Residential Housing in Águas Santas - Maia. 1978
  • General Urban Plan for Borba . 1980
  • Detail Plan of Industrial Zone - Borba. 1980
  • Detail Plan of Expansion Zone - Borba. 1980
  • Detail Plan of Residential Group of Leça da Palmeira - Matosinhos. 1985
  • Penselo Allotment Plan(4,2 Ha) - Guimarães .1985
  • Madre de Deus Allotment Plan - Azurem - Guimarães. 1995
5- Other Projects
  • Soares da Costa General Ofices - Rechousa. 1972
  • Hotel João XXI Club - Braga. 1972
  • Remodelling of some Sections of the Paracelcia Laboratories - Oporto. 1972
  • Circunvalação Dental Clinic - Matosinhos. 1980
  • Project for Urgezes Residential Housing for Pensioners (6000m2) Misericórdia de Guimarães - Guimarães. 1980
  • Conceptual design of the Vitória de Guimarães Football stadium - Guimarães. 1980
  • Vitória de Guimarães Headquarters Project - Guimarães. 1980
  • Sports Pavilion Project (5000 places) for Vitória de Guimarães - Guimarães.1982
  • B.P.A. Agency - Borba. 1982
  • Building M5 - Guimarães Hotel - Guimarães. 1987
  • CNB –Research & Development Building - ante-project - Sto. Tirso.1988
  • Serzedelo Church - Guimarães. 1990
  • The Prof. Emídio Guerreiro Human Solidarity Centre - Guimarães. 1992
  • Sports-Gymnasium for Leça da Palmeira Residential Area - Matosinhos. 1994
  • Campo Alegre Theatre - Seiva Trupe - Porto. 1994

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