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Sacavém Fort

Sacavém Fort - Loures

 

Objectives:

  • Restore the grounds original physiognomy and prepare it for its new functions, considering the installation of the central archive of the Direcção Geral dos Monumentos Nacionais
  • Preserve the building’s military features
  • Create a leisure and decompression area for the resident workers and technicians, as well as visitors

 

The exterior space comprises the peripheral moat, the parade ground and access ramps.

 

The Fort was part of the capital's last line of defense, created on 1875.

 

Location: Sacavém, on a hill near the mouth of Trancão River

 

Date: 1999

 

Client: DGEMN – Direcção Geral dos Edifícios e Monumentos Nacionais

 

Constructor: HCI Construções, S.A.

 

Area: 4ha

 

Cost: 450.000 Euros

 

Team: Project developed in collaboration with: Arq. Luísa Cortesão - DGEMN

Historian: António Miranda

Geotechnical: Bernardo Monteiro

Cost Estimator: Paulo Nunes

 

Status: Completed

 

 

Sacavém Fort
Sacavém Fort
Sacavém Fort
Sacavém Fort
Sacavém Fort
Sacavém Fort