The Design Museum in London announced the nominees for Designs of the Year 2013 and among the chosen projects it was Thalia Theatre, a project made by Gonçalo Byrne Arquitectos & Barbas Lopes.
Another portuguese successful work, and the project definitely deserves it.
Built in the 40’s, the structure has been in ruins until Portuguese architects rebuild it. After its construction, Thalia Theatre was burned and remained in ruins until it turns out what it is today.
The place is now a space for conferences, exhibitions and events. In order to retain the old walls, the exterior is covered in concrete, while the interior remains in its original condition.
the distinguish facade, the place has a distinguish view to the Zoo. Yes, you can always count on exotic animals company near you. A special place that we lobo and we suggest you to visit if you come to Portugal.