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Isabel to Speak at Portugal Home Week

Isabel will be speaking at this year’s Portugal Home Week. The international event will take place on the 21st and 22nd of June 2022 at the Alfândega do Porto – Congress Center.

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.

On June 22nd, Isabel will be speaking on the panel ” The Sustainable Design Market” at the Home Summit of Portugal Home Week. Isabel will be joined by Paulo Estrada, CEO of Sofalca, Pete Kercher, Ambassador of EIDD – Design for All Europe, and Nuno Sá Leal, Chair of Sustainable Design at University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro.

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.

To find out more and attend the event visit: Portugal Home Week

Architecture & Design Firm of the Year

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:

Click to download.

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.

Merry Christmas 2021 & Happy New Year

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!

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