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A Square in Summer / PROMONTORIO

To commemorate the 25 th birthday of Vittorio Gregotti’s Belem Cultural Centre, —Lisbon’s main art centre—, Promontorio Architects were invited to create an architecture installation built out of piled-up blocks of recycled cork agglomerate that also functions as an outdoor cinema during the city’s warm nights.

© Francisco Nogueira

Architects: PROMONTORIO

Location: Praça do Império, 1449-003 Lisboa, Portugal

Area: 2150.0 m2

Project Year: 2018

Photographs: Francisco Nogueira, Eduardo Montenegro

Curator: André Tavares

Client: CCB (Centro Cultural de Belém)

© Francisco Nogueira

Text description provided by the architects. To commemorate the 25 th birthday of Vittorio Gregotti’s Belem Cultural Centre, —Lisbon’s main art centre—, Promontorio Architects were invited to create an architecture installation built out of piled-up blocks of recycled cork agglomerate that also functions as an outdoor cinema during the city’s warm nights.
© Francisco Nogueira

Floor plan

© Francisco Nogueira

The project is devised as a combination of two open-air spaces defined by an incomplete double colonnade, evocative of a ruined structure which stands at the junction of the cultural centre’s main square. Two spaces of ‘dwelling’ open to different appropriations, one of which is an outd...
Source: Archdaily
URL: http://www.archdaily.com/

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