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Sara Costa Portfolio

Landscape Architecture

Sara Costa . Landscape Architecture Portfolio


Sara Costa . Landscape Architecture Portfolio


CV Curriculum Vitae & Personal Information

Personal Information

Name: Sara Patrícia de Araújo Viana Costa Date of Birth: 16.05.1992 Address: Rua Professor Mota Leite, nº24, Quinta de S.José,4700-752 Braga, Portugal Mobile: +351 913 328 557 Email: saravianacosta92@gmail.com

Education

2014-2016 : Master’s Degree - Landscape Architecture - Faculty of Sciences of University of Oporto 2011-2014 : Bachelor’s Degree - Landscape Architecture - Faculty of Sciences of University of Oporto

Participation & Awards

Professional Experience

Mar. 2017- Jul. 2017 Internship – Luca Peralta Studio, Rome, Italy Dec. 2015- Jun. 2016 Internship – ACB Arquitetura Paisagista, Lisbon, Potugal

Skills & Qualification Autocad Civil 3D Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign ArcGis Sketchup Microsoft Office

2016 Recovery of the Empire Square Garden, Lisbon - ACB Arquitetura Paisagista - 1º Place

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2016 Águeda Urban Park Águeda - ACB Arquitetura Paisagista - 1º Place 2016 Requalification of Alta Vila, Águeda - ACB Arquitetura Paisagista - 1º Place 2016 Cruz do Montalvão Urban Park, Castelo Branco - ACB Arquitetura Paisagista – Participation 2015 Make a Wish - Ponte de Lima Gardens Festival - 4º Place 2015 Make a Wish - Publication of the Papper in World Urban Parks Congress - Ponte de Lima 2015 A Vision for the Future - 4º University CAP Contest, Cultivate your future - Participation 2015 The Amora’s Arboretum - Portugal Landscapes - Viveiras Award / Young landscape architect 12º Edition - Participation 2015 The Amora’s Arboretum - Portugal Landscapes - Presentation at CIBIO 2014 Green roofs and building systems with vegetation Workshop 2013 Requalification of Morro Garden - Vila Nova de Gaia City Hall - 2º Place


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Content Academic Works Intership & Personal Works

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Vegetation in Urban Space

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Requalification of Morro Garden, Gaia

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Real Park, Oporto

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Port of LeixĂľes, Oporto

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Amora Arboretum, Oporto

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Make a Wish, Ponte de Lima

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Recovery of the Empire Square Garden, Lisbon

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28 | Águeda Urban Park, Águeda

30 | Requalification of Alta Vila, Águeda

32 | Cruz do Montalvão Urban Park, Castelo Branco

36 | Terra Madre, Bisceglie, Italy

42 | Terrace GFS, Brindisi, Italy

44 | Winery, Wardjia, Malta

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V.U.S Vegetation in Urban Space 2013 Bachelor’s Degree Team: Sara Costa Ana Martins Joana Gomes This project had the purpose of create a Urban Park with defined typologies and, as a team, we developed a proposal for an open space.

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R.M.G Requalification of Morro Garden, Gaia 2013 Bachelor’s Degree Contest of Vila Nova de Gaia City Hall

2Âş Place Form Diagram This project had the purpose of developed a proposal for the rehabilitation of the Morro Garden in Vila Nova de Gaia, in order to acquire the capacity to design public space according to functional optimization, aesthetic, ecological and economic criteria.

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R.P Real Park, Oporto 2014 Master’s Degree Team: Sara Costa Ana Martins Elsa Lima Joana Gomes Ana Alves This Project consist in the creation of a park with Agro-forest character, which allow the promotion of biodiversity, recreation and contemplation.

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P.L Port of Leixões, Oporto 2015 Master’s Degree Team: Sara Costa Ana Alves Daniela Santos João Archer Sara Ramos Valeria Ursino This project had the purpose of developing a project for Port of Leixões, in Matosinhos, that had as main goal the minimization of the impact of this Port on the landscape in order to make it an integral part of the same.

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A.A Amora Arboretum, Oporto 2015 Master’s Degree Team: Sara Costa Ana Martins Elsa Lima Ana Alves Joana Gomes Virgilío Sanchez This proposal is the development of an arboretum and the concept was inspired by the typical vegetation of the Portuguese landscape, with a particular focus on native species and some species that occurring in the Portuguese urban landscape.

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The typical vegetation of the Portuguese landscape

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M.W Make a Wish, Ponte de Lima 2015 Personal Work Team: Sara Costa Ana Martins Beatriz Truta Catarina Teixeira Francisca Araújo Telma Coutinho Ponte de Lima Gardens Festival

4º Place The “Make a Wish“ project was designed to the 2015 Ponte de Lima International Gardens Festival, whose theme of this edition was “Water in the Garden”.

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R.E.S.G Recovery of the Empire Square Garden, Lisbon 2016 Intership Team: ACB Landscape Architecture Contest of Lisbon City Hall

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The actions of the rehabilitationin in this porposal were seek to an absolute respect for the history, character, materials and constructiveness that define the Garden and add functionality.

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A.U.P Águeda Urban Park, Águeda 2016 Intership Team: ACB Landscape Architecture Contest of Agueda City Hall

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The idea for this urban park was to assume a bocage landscape and take advantage of the territory characteristics, making it a walking dique.

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R.A.V Requalification of Alta Vila, Ă gueda 2016 Intership Team: ACB Landscape Architecture Contest of Agueda City Hall

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The proposal was about the requalification of a historical garden that followed the international parameters set out in the Florence Charter (ICOMOS 1981), having done the necessary changes for the integration of the new Cultural Incubator and the contemporary uses.

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C.M.U.P Cruz do MontalvĂŁo Urban Park, Castelo Branco 2016 Intership Team: ACB Landscape Architecture Contest of Castelo Branco City Hall

Participation This project had the purpose of promoting the biodiversity and city culture, creating various spaces for events and making art pieces as a integral part of the park.

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T.M Terra Madre, Bisceglie, Italy 2017 Intership Team: Luca Peralta Studio

In 2012, the project ‘’ Terra Madre ‘’ won a public competition, for the construction of a kindergarten and its front square. This project aims the constant relationship between the interior and the exterior, which has achieved through the extensive use of translucent and transparent surfaces, in order to reduce the traditional architectural barriers.

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For security reasons it was necessary to create stickers to put on the transparent surfaces, to be able for the children to see them.

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T.GSF Terrazza GFS, Brindisi, Italy 2017 Intership Team: Luca Peralta Studio This project consisted in the construction of a terrace on a office building, whose main goal was to create an outdoor area that would allow workers to enjoy an open space throughout the year. This space was completed and inaugurated on May 30, 2017.

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w.w Winery, Wardjia, Malta 2017 Intership Team: Luca Peralta Studio The ‘’ Winery ‘’ project, in Malta, is at the conceptual design stage, and it main purpose is the construction of a villa in a high slope area and the development of a winery. It was necessary to reflect on several strategies that would allow the reduction of the conflict between the building and the surrounding landscape.

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Some of the proposed strategies consisted in the creation of green roofs and taking advantage of the natural slope for the construction of the building.


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V.R Villa Rihana, St. Paul Bay, Malta 2017 Intership Team: Luca Peralta Studio The project for Villa Rihana is still in construction, and consists in the development of a private villa, in an area with a privileged view over the St. Paul Bay. It was requested the development of small planting details in the private garden.

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