MVRDV, LOLA & others appointed to envision a new future for a former refinery in Matosinhos, Portugal

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Galp Energia’s former Matosinhos refinery will turn into a green and innovative district with housing, a university campus, a large park, and various facilities. The part Portuguese and part international team consisting of MVRDV, OODA LOLA, Thornton Tomasetti, A400 and LiveWork will develop the large-scale urban renewal project. The starting points for the master plan are far-reaching greening, connection with the surroundings, and sustainability. Part of the industrial heritage will be given a new purpose, thus creating a bridge between the past and the future.

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The Portuguese energy company, Galp Energia, has ambitions for a more sustainable future. Besides

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