Bar Number Two - É Prá Poncha

  • Prize
    Winner in Interior Design Bar & Pub
  • Company/Firm
    António Fernandez Architects
  • Lead Designer
    António Fernandez
  • Other Designer(s)
    Ema Rosmaninho
  • Architect
    António Fernandez and Ema Rosmaninho
  • Interior Designer
    António Fernandez and Ema Rosmaninho
  • Hospitality
    Bar Number Two - É Prá Poncha
  • Photo Credit
    José Campos
  • Location
    Lisboa, Portugal
  • Project Date
  • Developer
    Manuel Reis & Elmano Reis

The BAR NUMBER TWO - É PRÁ PONCHA emerges out of respect for its heritage, the desire to interpret it, to unify the Lisbon / Porto designs, and also to attempt to create something genuine. Here the space opens up onto the main room where the central arches and stone pillars, full of history, worn by time and the use of chains that shackled the prisoners, are a strong presence. Now it is the metal trays which are supported by the pillars and people lean on these old stones, not hopelessly, but comforting themselves with a good glass of punch. Thus, the formerly cloistered and cold space of yore gains new life. The strata of coloured panels on the ceiling snake through the space, energizing it and creating a variety of emotions: colour, life, fruit, movement and escape are represented here. On the other hand, dreams, hope and freedom are in the heavens, that is, in the ceiling where the backlit screen helps to create an optical illusion. The stone archway holding us firmly on the ground seems to extend into the void and, in the end, the inside is outside! The illusion flows over the space as an enclosed shell, entrancing it.

António Fernandez Architects is an architecture and urbanism company, which throughout its existence has been developing several projects in different areas, such as housing, equipment, commerce and services, also dedicating itself to the design of furniture and graphic design integrated in the works that creates.
The architecture office is also dedicated to the design of the space environment, either small or large scale, instilling in its creation the same rigor and devotion in the idealization, realization and materialization of the architectural and design works that it conceives.

Other prizes
2023 MUSE DA, Architecture-Renovation, Belas Artes Residence MUSE DA, Architecture-Hospitality, Belas Artes Residence MUSE DA, Architecture-Hospitality, Cine-Park Residence DNA Paris DA, Architecture - Housing, RM House DNA Paris DA, Interior Design - Hospitality, APMM LeBlanche Arch Design Award, Architectural Design, RM House Arch Design Award, Interior Design, APMM LeBlanche IDA 22, Architecture, RM House 2022 Architecture MasterPrize, Firms / Architecture / Multi-Disciplinary Architecture, António Fernandez Architects Architecture MasterPrize, Architecture Design / Residential Architecture - Single Family, Papagaio Verde House TITAN PA, Architecture, RM House TITAN PA, Architecture, Papagaio Verde House TITAN PA, Architecture, S. Roque House LOOP DA, Winner, Best Small Arch Firm, António Fernandez Architects MUSE DA, Diamond Houses MUSE DA, The Prince Albert Pub & Food MUSE DA, Chocolate House MUSE DA, Alexis Apartment MUSE DA, Chafariz LIV Hospitality DA 2021, INTERIOR DESIGN - LIVING SPACE JURY's TOP PICK, Brand New, AP MM LeBlanche LIV Hospitality DA 2021, Brand New, AP MM LeBlanche LIV Hospitality DA 2021, AP MM LeBlanche LIV Hospitality DA 2021, É Prá Poncha Porto LIV Hospitality DA 2021, Number Two É Prá Poncha Lisboa LIV Hospitality DA 2021, The Prince Albert Pub & Food TITAN PA, PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT OF THE YEAR, Monumental Residences TITAN PA, Property Development-Mixed Use, Monumental Residences TITAN PA, Architecture, Monumental Residences TITAN PA, Interior Design, Gruta Café-Restaurante MUSE DA, AP MM LeBlanche MUSE DA, Gruta Café-Restaurante MUSE DA, Monumental Residences 2021 MUSE DA, RM House MUSE DA, Papagaio Verde House MUSE DA, S. Roque House LIV Hospitality DA 2020, Gruta Café-Restaurante 2020 Prémios Lusófonos de Arquitectura e Design, S. Roque House