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  • Troia Eco-Resort

    Troia, Portugal

    Troia is a resort peninsula located along the coast of Portugal, 45 minutes south of Lisbon. A combination of existing and proposed facilities, the site will be redeveloped with sensitivity to its rich history and compelling landscape. Mahan Rykiel teamed with developers and planners to create a master plan with four key components: a Town center, Beach Zone, Resort Hotel and an Eco-Resort which is planned for the first phase. MRA developed additional guidelines which included:

    • Incorporation of existing Robert Trent Jones
    Golf Course
    • Small overall limit of disturbance
    • Building orientation
    • Emphasis on sustainable energy
    • Viewshed studies

    The plan for Troia respects the environment within a context of responsible leisure, interpretation, and


    2003 Merit Award, Maryland/Potomac ASLA