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24 surprising places in Lisbon that you, as an architecture connoisseur, should take a look at.

When you think of Lisbon, you usually think of the picturesque old town with its winding streets and out-of-time trams, or you dream of fado and heavy wines. For friends of modern architecture, however, the city also holds some trouvailles that should not be missed during a visit to this fascinating city.

IAZI sees distortions for property owners on the horizon.

IAZI AG has published its report on the first quarter of 2022 under the title “Difficult times ahead for homeowners and savers”. For private residential property (single-family houses and condominiums), the report still shows an increase of 1.4% in the first quarter of 2022 (previous quarter: 1.9%). On an annual basis, price growth is still an impressive 6.3% (previous quarter: 6.2%). However, inflation and rising costs for homeowners overshadow this development.

Foto: Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Jean Nouvel built a resort in the middle of the desert.

Very close to the famous burial site of Mada’in Salih in Saudi Arabia, Jean Nouvel submerged a special kind of resort inside a mountain. For the construction, he hollowed out the rocks and uses the incoming sun to create a dance of light and shadow. The online magazine baunetz interior|design recently reported on this fascinating project.