Vodafone headquarters Porto – Barbosa & Guimarães
Four years after the conclusion of Vodafone Lisbon headquarter, Vodafone decided to build at Porto, a new building, which allows concentrate in only one place, their workers. On 2006 July, Vodafone launched a competition, inviting fifty Portuguese architects’ teams, being the proposal submitted by Barbosa & Guimarães the winning one. The functional program includes office areas, mega shop store, auditorium, cafeteria, training rooms, warehouses, technical areas and parking. The building is located in the corner of the avenue Avenida da Boavista with the street Rua Correia de Sá, on a plot area with 1970 sq.m, at facing the previous named streets at north and a garden at south, upper bound, where exist a few tree species that were preserved.