January 29, 2024

Yves Béhar’s visit to Amorim

Yves Béhar visited Corticeira Amorim on July 11, 2023, which began with the introduction of a few cork oaks planted near the Amorim Revestimentos facilities. Interestingly, the first cork extraction... read more

May 15, 2023

Cork and Greater Lisbon

City Cortex works with a sustainable material, cork, encouraging its use in the context of contemporary cities. If Portugal is recognised as the world’s largest producer of cork, less well... read more

March 23, 2020

Save the Date 06.06.24

Make a note in your diary of the opening day of City Cortex!  Join us on the banks of the Tagus to see firsthand the City Cortex programme and experience... read more

March 19, 2019

From nature to industry

After a visit to a cork oak tree forest in Coruche the previous day, Dominic Leong, Jessie Baxa and Stefan Sagmeister continued their adventure of understanding the mechanisms of Portuguese... read more

March 18, 2019

Cork: State of Nature

The undeniable link between mankind and nature is a frequently explored theme in the fields of design and architecture. The choice of certain materials, for instance, actively contributes to the... read more

December 17, 2018

Cork: a natural technology for the future

Elizabeth Diller and Benjamin Gilmartin from DS+R were the second participants of the City Cortex programme to visit Corticeira Amorim. The partners of this renowned New York based design and... read more