Archinect - News 2014-09-30T02:10:40-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/88542070/josep-llu-s-mateo-completes-cultural-center-in-castelo-branco-portugal Josep LluĂ­s Mateo completes Cultural Center in Castelo Branco, Portugal Justine Testado 2013-12-10T19:47:00-05:00 >2013-12-16T19:12:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5r/5rsov7ai9a95m34e.jpg" width="514" height="238" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architect Josep Llu&iacute;s Mateo has now completed the final phase of the Castelo Branco Cultural Center in Portugal. Mateo first proposed the design, which won first prize, in an invited competition in 2000. The new Cultural Center in the historic town of Castelo Branco features an ice-skating rink, an exhibition space, and an auditorium &mdash; all integrated into one fluid structure.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here's a few photos of the new Cultural Center:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hy/hyp6yi4y830pf3x5.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yb/ybudry7qfpkb96k4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9k/9kdyi64tj48llpjd.jpg" title=""></p> <p> To see more, head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/josep_lluis_mateo_completes_cultural_center_in_castelo_branco_portugal/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> <p> <em>Photos by Adri&agrave; Goula.</em></p>