R home atelier


R was established in 2011 by Rui Lopo and Rita Carvalho and is placed in Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal.

The office see’s itself as a multidisciplinary practice oriented in many fields, with its main focus on the safeguard of built heritage.

It, also, provides consultancy in services of architecture, interior design and engineering.

Out of its portfolio, the main projects which stand out are:

- as built of today - a typical home and winery in Ossela, Oliveira de Azeméis (OAZ), Portugal; the Communications Agency of LOBA and the locker room renovation of local basketball team União Desportiva Oliveirense;

in course - the renovation of the old train station of Cucujães, OAZ to a Pilgrim’s Hostel; the extension of Casa-Museu Ferreira de Castro in Ossela, OAZ to an Interpretation Center of the work of the late writer;

active projects - renoval of a secular home to a boutique hotel, “Da Botica Charm & Art Hotel”; refurbishment of Oliveira de Azeméis parish council and auditorium, and the renovation of the old northern glassmakers syndicate  to an imaging laboratory.

The office aims to meet the established goals of its clients promoting a strong partnership, which then its complemented by a motivated team that possesses a strong creative ability and challenges standards.

We believe each assignment is unique and must be treated justly with a customized outcome.