The second edition of the event, held by the Portuguese Association of Furniture and Related Industries (APIMA) with the support of AICEP Portugal Global, will welcome professionals from over 40 countries to debate the future of the industries and show the world the latest innovations of the Portuguese House Row.
This year’s event will have two key spaces, Home Show and Home Summit, as well as a privileged forum for discussion on the future of the sector, where some of the main players in the world market will be present.
In addition, Pritzker-awarded architect Siza Vieira, Ingrid Abramovitch, Executive Editor of Elle Decor New York, and Mario Ortega, CEO of BIMObject LAM, Portugal and Spain, are also some of the confirmed speakers.
We are delighted to announce that Isabel Barros Architects has won the Corporate LiveWire Global Award for Ireland’s Architecture & Design Firm of the Year.
The Corporate Livewire Awards recognise small and medium-sized businesses that have proven to be the best in their market over the past 12 months.
The judging panel base their decisions upon areas such as service excellence, quality of the product/ service provided, innovative practices, value, ethical or sustainable methods of working, as well as consistency in performance.
The Corporate Livewire Global Awards celebrate the recent successes and continued achievements of businesses and individuals across a wide range of sectors and industries. This edition saw more than 30,000 nominations submitted from over 30 countries around the world.
The judging panel was particularly impressed by the environmental focus that is prevalent in our designs.
The judges felt that we look to balance aesthetics with the practical use of a space. They also noted that the comments from our clients were incredibly positive and consistent and they emphasise they feel ‘listened to’ whilst guided on what is realistic and within budget. ‘You clearly have innovation at the heart of everything you do and it seems there is great originality in your creations’, the judges said.
Read our feature page in the annual 2021/22 Global Business publication:
Our team is absolutely thrilled to have been given this award which is a testament to the hard work, dedication and commitment in the last 12 years.
That time of the year has come where we all get to relax and overindulge in Christmas cake with our families and friends.
Isabel Barros Architects will be closed for the holidays on 23rd Dec 2021 and reopening on 3rd Jan 2022.
It has been a very busy year and we have many interesting projects in the pipeline. Isabel Barros Architects would like to thank all our clients, colleagues and supporters for working with us and we look forward to another successful year ahead.
From everyone here, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Isabel Barros Architects - Wexford is driven by a passion for creating high quality contemporary Architecture. Our goal is to make good design available to the general public while maintaining a strong focus on the energy efficiency and sustainability of our designs.
A graduate of Lusíada University in Lisbon, Portugal, Isabel is a Senior Architect with over 25 years experience. She is a registered member of both the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) and the Portuguese Association of Architects. Isabel is also Accredited in Conservation at Grade 3.