Nearly three quarters of Portugal’s energy needs were met by renewable energy sources during the first three months of the year.
These rugged wood-glass-and-steel modular units from Portugal are easily portable can be oriented in a vertical or horizontal arrangement, depending on the needs of the user.
These prefab cabins at an eco-resort and spa in Portugal are sited in between the trees of a forest and built on raised foundations to tread as lightly as possible on the land.
Hemmed in by neighbors and tough zoning laws, a house in The Azores brought air and light into its small envelope by removing a small slice of the volume and adding a green wall.
A surf champion’s home in Ericeira reinterprets the traditional Mediterranean patio house in a modern vein, while keeping energy and water use to a minimum.
Keeping pace with both the needs of the family and the movement of the sun, the University of Porto’s Solar Decathlon Europe 2012 entry is smart and responsive.
The Challenge Winner in the 2011 Open Architecture Challenge reimagines an abandoned military base in Portugal as a sustainable center for coastal conservation.