- 2022-07-04 16:12
- photo author:Dr
Having been acquired by an investor in February 2021, Atelier de Arquitectura Saraiva + Associados on Monday presented the outlines of what will be a project “Royal bullring“,”A special project in AlbufeiraSo they announce.
According to the CabinetIt is a contemporary, discreet and ambitious urban space that promotes social inclusion and related environmental awareness“.
The project includes significant spatial diversity, with residential areas, cultural areas, commercial spaces for co-living, gardens and relaxation spaces, which will not include bullfighting.
“The solution translates into an iconic piece of architecture, preserving the memory of the place in the current urban context.‘, ends the presentation.
After Viana do Castelo and Póvoa de Varzim, Praça de Toros de Albufeira is another one that no longer hosts bullfighting shows.
The Prótoiro Federation announced on February 17, 2021 a project to extend bullfighting to the Algarve.
“Within the scope of the global strategic plan that is being developed, all sectors of bullfighting will now work together in a project that will allow an increase in the presence of bullfighting in the Algarve in the next few years, in many cities, as was the case a few years ago. Years ago, with bullfighting from Sagres to Villa Real de Santo Antonio, in appreciation of this Portuguese cultural heritage”announced at the time.
Owned by the late Matador Fernando dos Santos, Praça de Toros de Albufeira opened in 1982, being a bullfighting track that for countless successive years received more shows during the year.
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