Many thanks to Jon for this angle on the weather situation :
Some Portuguese International and Madeira news from Paul Abbiati:
World class industrial architecture refurbishment
The restoration of ‘The old butter factory’ in the Calheta district of Madeira has been published on ‘ArchDaily’ which is considered one of the leading architectural websites in the world due to the editorial staff’s meticulous efforts to post what audiences are really looking for: the best architecture around the world, as soon as possible.
The site reports that the building will be rehabilitated in its pathologies with the strengthening of the structure of the walls, repair of the roof and by ensuring the finishes. The interior of the old factory will be completely redone. The two floors will be kept at the same level. The lower floor will be divided into a kitchen, den? and a large living room. The top floor will house 3 bedrooms en suite.
The architects are M.S.B Architects:
Link to Archdaily:
The Centro das Artes – ‘Casa das Mudas’, Calheta district Madeira
The Centro das Artes – ‘Casa das Mudas’ designed by Paulo David is regarded as one of the most recognized and distinguished projects of Portuguese national architecture in recent years.
Photograph of Centro das Artes, Casa das Mudas
The Centre has been awarded several international architecture awards including the Mies van der Rohe European prize in 2005.
Link to the Image gallery on the website of Casa das Mudas Art Centre,Calheta:
Mourinho’s first ‘Clasico’
BBC website reports:
“Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho will renew hostilities with Barcelona on Monday night – 8pm – in his first Clasico since taking over the reigns at the Bernabeu.
Mourinho, who worked as a translator at Barca in the late 90s, has clashed with his former club on numerous occasions.
Barcelona manager: Josep Guardiola
And with Real one point ahead of Josep Guardiola’s title holders, it promises to be an enthralling match at Camp Nou.”
Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho
Caption: Jose Mourinho of Inter during the Serie A match between Juventus and Inter Milan at the Stadio Olimpico di Torino on April 18, 2009 in Turin, Italy.
Link to BBC report: