Site Autárquico - Câmara Municipal de Faro

Bank of Portugal

Noteworthy Building -

 

Construction began around 1926, on a former vegetables market. 

The project, by the architect Adães Bermudes, pursues the same architectural features of other agencies located in several cities of Portugal.

The building displays a Neo-Manueline Revival Architecture with references to Islamic decorations on the main door.

 

Specifications 

Classification

Noteworthy Building

Commissioned by

Banco de Portugal

Design

Adães Bermudes, architect
Date of construction/reconstruction/other work

20th century

Type

Civil, revivalist, neo-Moorish, neo-Manueline architecture. Longitudinal composite plan, with roofs of different types

Special features Stonework doorway with horseshoe arch and neo-Moorish tile decoration. The merlons, the crenels and the stonework mouldings follow neo-Manueline patterns

 

Adress:
Prc. D. Francisco Gomes, 12
8000-168 Faro
37º0'56.26''N 7º56'4.88''W
Website: www.bportugal.pt/en-US/Pages/inicio.aspx

Multimédia

Contactos:

  • Telefone: 289 870 870
  • Morada: Câmara Municipal de
    Faro -Largo da Sé
    8004 - 001 Faro