The Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design
The Architecture of the Metro

Works and Projects in the Oporto Metropolitan Area

Technical Data of the Project

Design, Construction, Equipment, and Operation of the Light Rail System

Project Credits
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Contractor
Normetro — Agrupamento do Metropolitano do Porto, ACE
Architects
Eduardo Souto Moura, Head of the Team and Designer of the Stations
Adriano Pimenta, Project Manager
Aliados; Trindade; Faria Guimarães, Marquês; Combatentes; Salgueiros; Heroísmo; Campo 24 de Agosto; Bolhão; Lapa; Carolina Michaelis; Casa da Música; Fórum Maia; Abrigo Urbano e Abrigo Polivalente
Adalberto Dias: Pólo Universitário; IPO; Hospital de São João
Alcino Soutinho: Câmara Matosinhos Sul; Brito Capelo; Mercado; Senhor de Matosinhos
Álvaro Siza Vieira: São Bento
João Álvaro Rocha: Parque da Maia, Zona Industrial, Mandim; Castelo da Maia; ISMAI; Lidador; Crestins; Pedras Rubras.
José Bernardo Távora: Francos; Ramalde; Viso; Sete Bicas; Senhora da Hora; Vasco da Gama; Estádio do Mar; Pedro Hispano; Parque Real; Fonte do Cuco; Cândido dos Reis; Pias; Araújo; Custió Custóias; Esposade.
Jose Gigante: Vilar do Pinheiro, Modivas Sul; Modivas Centro; Mindelo; Espaço Natureza; Varziela; Árvore; Azurara; Santa Clara; Vila de Conde; Alto de Pêga; Portas Fronhas; São Brás; Póvoa de Varzim.
Rogério Cavaca: Jardim do Morro; General Torres; Câmara Gaia; João de Deus.
Engineering and Owner’s Consultants
Consóricio CGK o Cinclus, Gibb and Earth Tech Ensitrans, AEIE.
Techincal Data

Normetro, ACE

Soares Da Costa / Somague Engenharia Impregilo
Scope of Works

Design and construction of stations, substations, engineering works Lapa tunnel, depot and administrative buildings in Guifões Construction and commissioning of the platform and track Design and execution of the urban insertion and deviation of utilities.

Specialty projects
Foundations and Structures
CENOR
Projectos de Engenharia Lda
COBA
Consultores para Obras, Barragens e Planeamento
CJC
Engenharia e Projectos LDA
VIA PONTE
Projectos e Consultoria de Engenharia LDA
FASE
Estudos e Projectos SA
CIVI4
Projectistas e Consultores de Engenharia Civil LDA
Hydraulics
FASE
Estudos e Projectos SA
Bombardier Transporation
Scope of Works

Design, supply, installation, test and commissioning of:

  • Catenary and traction substations
  • Lightning, medium and low tension supply, ticketing, lifts and escalators
  • Video circuits telephone, passenger information service, sound and telecommunications and fiber optics
  • Pumping, ventilation, fire detection and fire fighting systems
  • Central Command Post and Scada
Transdev
Scope of Work
  • Studies and design of the urban insertion principles
  • Studies and design of the railway alignment
  • Studies, design and technical specifications of the railway track
  • Functional studies and layout of the underground station and the depot/workshop
Campanhã Station / Interface
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A./ REFER, E.P./ Câmara Municipal do Porto
Architect
Arq.° Paulo Calapez — Castro Calapez Arquitectos, Lda
Specialty Projects
Structures
Profico — Projectos, Fiscalização e Consultadoria, Lda.
Electrical Equipment and Installations
Rodrigues Gomez e Associados, Consultores de Engenharia, S.A.
Hydraulic Equipment and Installations (Buildings)
JCT — Consultores de Engenharia, Lda
Drainage and Sewage
Grade Ribeiro — Estudos, projectos e Consultoria, Lda
New Street Design
Via Canal — Consultores de Engenharia e Arquitectura
Study of Traffic
ESTAC— Estudos de Estacionamento e Acessibilidades, Lda
Signaling
Normetro ACE
Catenary
Normetro ACE
Acoustics
Certiprojecto, Lda- Divisão de Acústica Aplicada
Builders
Normetro, ACE/OFM – Obras Públicas, Ferroviárias e Marítimas, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
Consórcio Cotefis: Gestão de Projectos, S.A.
Partex – Consultoria em Engenharia S.A.
Consórcio CGK / Ensitrans
Opening Date
5 of June 2004
Dragão Stadium Station
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Manuel Salgado – Risco Projectistas e Consultores de Design, S.A.
Specialty Projects
Structures
STA- Segadães Tavares & Associados – Engenheiros e Arquitectos Consultores, Lda
Hydraulic Equipment Installations
SOPSEC – Sociedade de prestação de Serviços de Engenharia Civil, Lda
Electrical Equipment and Installations
STA – Ins – Estudos e Projectos de Instalações Especiais, Lda
AVAC
Dimensionar – Consultoria e Projecto Lda
Signaling
Normetro ACE
Catenary
Normetro ACE
Acoustics
Risco – Projectistas e Consultores de Design, S.A.
Builders
Somague Engenharia, S.A./ Construtora do Tâmega, S.A. / Ramalho Rosa Cobetar – Sociedade de Construções S.A. ACE / Normetro ACE / Schindler – Ascensores e Escadas Rolantes, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
FASE- Estudos de Projectos S.A. / Consorcio CGK/ Ensitrans
Connection of the light railway to the airport francisco sá carneiro
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architects
Jacobs Gibb, Lda
Project of the Urban Insertion and Landscaping
Arq° José Bernardo Távora
Specialty projects
Catenary (Design-Building Regime)
Somague, S.A. / Soares da Costa, S.A. (Balfour Beatty Rail, as subcontractor)
Traction, Mean Voltage, low Voltage, Lighting, motive Power, Ventilation, Fire Detection, Intrusion Detection (Design-Building Regime)
EFACEC Engenharia, S.A. / EFACEC Ambiente S.A.
Support systems to the Operation and of Traffic-Light control (Design-Building Regime)
EFACEC Sistemas de Electrónica, S.A.
Signaling (Design-Building Regime)
Bombardier Transportation
Builders
ACE Somague – Engenharia, S.A. / Soares da Costa, S.A. (general builder)
EFACEC, S.A. (in design/building regime in the indicated specialties)
Bombardier transportation (in design/building regime in the indicated specialty)
Socometal,Lda (Station Shelter)
Supervision
Consórcio EGF – Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
27 May 2006
Airport Station
Owner
ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal, S.A. / Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
ANA/DIA - Arq° Joao Leal, Arq.° Patrícia Fernandes
Specialty Projects
Structures
Tal Projecto, Lda
Electrical Equipment and Installations
ANA/DIA - Eng° José Gonçalves
Drainage and Sewage
ANA/DIA - Eng° Miguel Lopes
Engidro, Lda - Eng° João Gonçalves
Builders
ACE Somague – Engenharia, S.A. / Soares da Costa, S.A.
Supervision
Consórcio EGF – Consulgal, Ferconsult, SENER
Opening Date
27 of May 2006
Urban Isertion Of Senjora Da Hora, Fonte Do Cuco And Custóias Stations
SPQ I- Group 1
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° José Bernardo Távora
Landscaping
Arq° Laura Costa
Specialty Projects

FASE – Estudos e Projectos, S.A.

Builders
Consórcio OFM – Obras Públicas, Ferroviárias e Marítimas, S.A. / Somafel – Engenharia e Obras Ferroviárias, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
Consórcio Consugal/Ferconsult/Sener
Opening Date
July 2006
Urban insertion of esposade, Crestins Pedras Rubras and Lidador
Stations SPQ I – Group 2
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Normetro ACE – Arq.° José Bernardo Távora ( Esposade) and Arq.° João Alvaro Rocha (Crestins, Pedras Rubras and Lidador)
Specialty projects
Structures
Normetro ACE
Electrical Equipment and Installations
Normetro ACE
Hydraulic Equipment and Installations
Normetro ACE
Builders
DST – Domingos da Silva Teixeira, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
Cotefis, Gestão de Projectos, S.A.
Opening Date
13 March 2005
Urban insertion of vilar do pinheiro, modivas centro, mindelp, espaço natureza, varziela, árvore e azurara stations
SPQ I - Group 3
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° José Gigante
Landscaping
Eng.° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty Projects
Structures, Electrical and Hydraulic Equipment and Installations
FASE – Estudos e Projectos, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF – Equipa de Gestão e Fiscalização, Consórcio Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
18 March 2006
Urban insertion of sta. clara, vila do conde, são brãs, póvoa de varzim stations
SPQ I – GROUP 4
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° José Gigante
Landscaping
Eng° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty projects
Structures
FASE – Estudos e Projectos, S.A.
Builders
DST – Domingos da Silva Teixeira, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
Consórcio Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
October 2006
Urban Insertion of francos, ramalde and viso stations
SPQ I- Group 5
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° José Bernardo Távora
Landscaping
Arq.° Laura Costa
Specialty Projects
Structures
FASE- Estudos e Projectos, S.A.
Builders
Consórcio Ensul/ Gabriel A.S. Couto / Meci
Supervision and Consulting
Consórcio Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
30 December 2005
Urban insertion of matosinhos sul, mercado and senhor de matosinhos stations
SPQ I – Group 6
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Alcino Soutinho
Landscaping
Arq.° Laura Costa
Specialty projects

FASE- Estudos e Projectos, S.A.

Builders
Consórcio Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
31 August 2005
Urban insertion of pólo universitário, ipo and hospital de são joão stations
SPQ I – Group 7
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Rui Mealha
Specialty Projects

JCT – Eng.° José Cardoso Teixeira and Infinitech Engenharia, Lda

Builders
ABB- Alexandre Barbosa orges, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
Consórcio Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
December 2006
Urban instertion of cândido dos reis, pias, arújo e custió stations
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° José Bernardo Távora
Landscaping
Arq.° Laura Costa
Specialty Projects
Structures, Electrical and Hydraulic Equipment and Installations
FASE – Estudos e Projectos, S.A.
Builders
AMM – Alberto Martins de Mesquita & Filhos, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF – Equipa de Gestão e Fiscalização, Consórcio Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
End of 2005
Urban onsertion of aliados station
SPQ II – Group 1
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Siz Vieira / Arq.° Souto de Moura
Landscaping
Eng.° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty Projects

G.O.P. Gabinete de Organização de Projectos. Lda

Builders
ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF
Opening Date
4 July 2006
Urban insertion of s.bento station
SPQ II – Group 2
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Siza Vieira
Landscaping
Eng° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty Projects

G.O.P. Gabinete de Organização de Projectos. Lda

Builders
ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF
Opening Date
14 September 2006
Urban insertion of the trindade station
SPQ II – Group 3
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Souto de Moura
Landscaping
Eng.° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty Projects

G.O.P. Gabinete de Organização de Projectos. Lda

Builders
ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF
Opening Date
10 July 2006
Urban insertion of marquês station
SPQ II – Group 4
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Souto de Moura
Landscaping
NPK
Specialty Projects

AFAssociados

Builders
DST – Domingos da Silva Teixeira, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF
Opening Date
22 June 2006
Urban insertion of faria guimarães station
SPQ II – Group 5
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Souto de Moura
Landscaping
Eng.° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty Projects

AFAssociados

Builders
ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF
Opening Date
12 June 2006
Urban insertion of combatentes station
SPQ II – Group 6
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Souto de Moura
Landscaping
Eng.° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty Projects

AFAssociados

Builders
Consórcio : OFM / Somafel
Supervision and Consulting
EGF
Opening Date
12 July 2006
Urban insertion of salgueiros station
SPQ II – Group 7
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° Souto de Moura
Landscaping
Eng.° Manuel Pedro Melo
Specialty Projects

AFAssociados

Builders
ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF
Opening Date
18 July 2006
Urban insertion of parque da maia station
SPQ II – Group 9
Owner
Metro do Porto, S.A.
Architect
Arq.° João Álvaro Rocha
Specialty Projects
Structures
FASE – Estudos e Projectos S.A.
Structures, Electrical and Hydraulic Equipment and Installations
FASE – Estudos e Projectos, S.A.
Builders
ACA – Alberto Couto Alves, S.A.
Supervision and Consulting
EGF - Equipa de Gestão e Fiscalização, Consórcio Consulgal, Ferconsult, Sener
Opening Date
September 2006