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Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
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Creativity and innovation in Portuguese architecture and craftmanship

The shop’s arch is inspired by the arches of the São Bento train station in Porto, whose architectural project was presented in the same year as the brand was created – 1887. The arch creates a kind of tunnel that visitors can pass through, appreciating the hand-designed iconic packages while immersing themselves in th…

Case Studies 09 . Mar . 2018
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The beauty of architectural concrete

The working group concluded that lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating recycled natural cork granules, met all the design requirements, by striking a balance between the concrete’s mechanical strength and bulk density, while guaranteeing a high-quality finish, insulation and durability as well as the des…

05 . Feb . 2018
The beauty of architectural concrete

The working group concluded that lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating recycled natural cork granules, met all the design requirements, by striking a balance between the concrete’s mechanical strength and bulk density, while guaranteeing a high-quality finish, insulation and durability as well as the des…

News 01 . Jun . 2017
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Cork presented in new installation of MAAT in Lisbon

A sensorial experience at APQHome – MAAT, by Ana Pérez-Quiroga.

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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News 07 . Mar . 2018
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News 26 . Sep . 2019
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Awarded with RIBA's Stephen Lawrence 2019, the Cork House project paves the way towards a more sustainable architecture by reducing the numb…

A house built almost entirely from cork, with low carbon emissions and whose components are recyclable at the end of its life cycle. This is the proposal from a group of British architects to promote ideas about the environmental impact of the construction industry. Created by Matthew Barnett Howlandwith Dido Milne and…

10 . Dec . 2018
Companies involved

OwnerCountry Group Developement Public Company Limited   Developer Landmark Development Group   Structure Design Meinhardt Co., Ltd.   Architecture and Design Dhevanund Co., Ltd.

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
Other applications of cork

As a result of technological advances and strong investment in R&D+I, the applications of cork are increasingly surprising, from its use in construction and architecture, in design, in the manufacture of clothing, jewellery and footwear, in furniture, decoration, health and cosmetics, in energy production, pollutio…

News 30 . May . 2019
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Bernard DuBois

Adopting a rigorous and analytical approach, Bernard Dubois draws on different tendencies to create coherence and combine opposite trends in the history of architecture. Regardless of the project’s nature, the vocation of Bernard Dubois's architecture is to be informative, contextual, and fundamentally cultural. His ar…

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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The Serpentine galleries, in the heart of London, challenges renowned architectural firms every year to design and build temporary pavilions…

The raw material chosen for the 12th edition was cork. (Over 80 m3 of this material was supplied by Amorim Cork Composites). The authorship of the work – which chose cork to cover the entire underground space - was by the Herzog & de Meuron architectural office and the artist Ai Weiwei. The beginning of this projec…

Case Studies 29 . Sep . 2016
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Main Goal

The architecture of the IB Tower with its dramatic lines and forms is destined to be one of the symbols of the city. It has a total roofed area of 92,903 m2, divided between 33 floors of office space and 22 floors of apartments with luxury services. Foster + Partners is an international architecture, planning and desig…

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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The result of the work developed by the ten designers was presented to the public, for the first time, in Lisbon, at the design and architecture biennial, EXD’13, and it included not only proposals where cork was the only raw material used, but also solutions that combined cork with materials such as concrete, metal or…

News 06 . Dec . 2017
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About Studio Corkinho

The studio recycles cork waste to produce original new product ranges, including flower vases, bowls, "vide poches", placemats and many other 100% natural and organic interior design objects. The goal is achieve a strong connection between nature, the object, interior design and architecture. In addition to 100% cork-b…

News 12 . Dec . 2017
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About Studio Corkinho

The studio recycles cork waste to produce original new product ranges, including flower vases, bowls, "vide poches", placemats and many other 100% natural and organic interior design objects. The goal is achieve a strong connection between nature, the object, interior design and architecture. In addition to 100% cork-b…

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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Because it is a 100% natural and recyclable material, cork is one of the main raw materials used in the installation, Gardening Will Save Th…

Gardening Will Save The World is a space for experimentation and reflection on the social and environmental benefits of home gardens and vegetable gardens in cities, recreating a lush green space, with over 7,500 plants. Divided across two levels, the project combines traditional agricultural methods with the latest ag…

News 30 . Jan . 2017
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Tell us a bit about the inspiration and history behind the choice of the names for the tiles (Porto and Lisbon)?

The Porto tiles are actually inspired by industrial surfaces and architecture found in the city of Porto, ranging from factory ceilings and corrugated steel roofs to folding doors and rusty shutters. The patterns and surfaces come across as familiar, creating the perfect neutral backdrop for both small and large spaces…

News 03 . Jul . 2017
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Cork has attracted the attention of North American furniture design and luxury fashion.

The window of the renowned fashion brand Saks Fifth Avenue presents the Lisbon Collection, from the notorious design and architecture atelier Eugene Stoltzfus Furniture Design, which has cork as the main material.This modern aesthetic collection features tables, pedestals, and seating combining cork with steel frames.“…

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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Campana Studio

Founded in 1983 in São Paulo by the brothers Fernando (b. 1961) and Humberto (b. 1953) Campana, Campana Studio has become renowned for its design and furniture works created in an intriguing and creative manner, such as the Poltrona Favela. Today, the studio works with a wide range of projects, such as interior design,…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
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Leonor Antunes

Born in Lisbon in 1972, she has lived in Berlin since 2004. Leonor Antunes's design work is known for its affinity with modernism and its specific geometric patterns, as well as the shapes and structures that were particularly valued by architects and designers in the early 20th century. Her work is mathematical, with…

12 . Apr . 2017
Project Overview

Midmac approved and solely used Amorim’s Expandacork Type II for its expansion joint filler in most areas where application requires this solution. In other areas Midmac used a Bituminous impregnated joint filler type, aided by Amorim Cork Composites Expandacork Type II, and executed by highly skilled workers. Qatar Fo…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

Nendo Giving people a small “ ! “ moment, capturing the hidden potential for “!” in the everyday. This is the “wow” factor, the element of surprise, humour and novelty that, according to nendo, makes our lives more interesting. The mission of this design collective is to reintroduce it in the shape of objects and devic…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

Nendo Giving people a small “ ! “ moment, capturing the hidden potential for “!” in the everyday. This is the “wow” factor, the element of surprise, humour and novelty that, according to nendo, makes our lives more interesting. The mission of this design collective is to reintroduce it in the shape of objects and devic…

08 . Jan . 2019
Designer

Pedrita Pedrita is Rita João and Pedro Ferreira. Both are Design graduates from the Architecture Faculty of Lisbon's Technical University, having also studied at TU Delft (in Rita's case) and Politecnico di Milano (Pedro). They joined FABRICA in September 2002, where they would head the 3D Design Department in 2004. Re…

05 . May . 2017
Acoustic treatment

Used in architectural acoustics to isolate noise or vibration and to correct acoustical faults in spaces by addition of absorption devices, reflectors or other devices, sometimes including electronic systems.

News 24 . Apr . 2017
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With support from Corticeira Amorim, a temporary cork house has been installed in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s outdoor amphitheatre.…

The artist Ricardo Jacinto has created a temporary cork residence, which will be inhabited by the pianist Marino Formenti, who will sit at the piano, play, sleep, eat and live. Ricardo Jacinto talked about the architectural project, explaining that "it’s the result of an invitation to design a temporary house for the p…

11 . Apr . 2017
Agglomerated cork and recycled materials layers are pressure-resistant and an effective way to provide reliable protection of the flooring a…

Acousticork underlays range can be the solution to insulate new builds, refurbishments and bespoke architectural projects including residential commercial and education settings. 100% produced from recycled and natural materials, Acousticork underlays are a totally sustainable solution that are compatible with underflo…

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