VRSA Building “Alfândega à Porta do Guadiana”
Vila Real de Santo António

This property was the 1st building built in Vila Real de Santo António, thus having a high historical and sentimental value for the population. In this work of rehabilitation is intended to recover the property without changing its current functional structure in order to maintain a testimony for future generations. The intervention will solve the problem of the advanced state of degradation that the property presents, avoiding the risk of its loss irreversibly. At functional level, it is intended to adapt the building to the Rio Guadiana Disclosure Center and reception area for tourist flows, aiming at the rapprochement of the population to this important architectonic and economic element of the city.