Winners 2023 edition.
With the support of the Secretary of State for the Economy, the Arquétipo Awards aim to bring industry and architects closer together, looking for ideas with direct applicability in the construction sector. Proposals must present new products, new techniques or new concepts that respond to the sector's needs and trends, allowing it to be boosted and enhanced.
studium . creative studio, through Sérgio Miguel Magalhães, is the winner of the INNOVATION prize and the MASTER prize - N41º Arquétipo 2023 with the PEG.GO project.
An office partition that integrates cardboard and burel is the winner of the 3rd edition of the N41st Archetype Innovation Award, announced the Northern Regional Section of the Portuguese Architects' Association (OASRN). The Arquétipo Prize, which is supported by the Ministry of the Economy, aims to promote closer ties between the construction industry and architects, looking for ideas with direct applicability in the construction sector. Arch-Valadares and JJTeixeira were partners in the award, and from the outset they were receptive to proposals for new products, new techniques or new concepts that would respond to the sector's needs and trends, allowing it to be boosted and enhanced.
«PEG.GO, a product inspired by the peg board, is a truly multifunctional system that any user can make the most of, taking advantage of its ability to transform and adapt to the needs of a given period or physical space. PEG.GO is an effective way of reconfiguring spaces, almost immediately, without the need for anything more than an assembly plan and creativity. Users themselves are invited to define the ideal formal structure, autonomously, and without the need for professional technical support, including installers or building work.
The very name of the product reflects what it stands for, a peg (PEG) board ready to be activated/altered/adapted (GO) - PEG.GO, the perfect ally for workspaces such as offices, universities, libraries, museums, cafés, coworking spaces, among others.
Created from the logic of construction based on fitting and joints typical of Japanese carpentry, the structures (small and large) are assembled from notches and grooves, avoiding as far as possible the undifferentiated use of screws and other techniques that have a significant impact on the cost, labour and production of the solution. (...)»