Periscópio . study
In the center of Porto, in a strategic point where urban icons manage the touristic flows towards the Periscope project arises. A virtual lookout over the city that reflects a facade full of stories.
Notable points are gathered at this point in a summary of directions using the simple artifact of reflection. The baroque attitude revises an old framework in urban neighbours in this place. A simple program that appropriates the space with the decision of need and lets the ones who inhabits a vector directed at the monumental surroundings.
A critical architectural intervention that generally don't assume the icon with more tools than the ordinary, creates the icon of the icons by the humble and dynamic reflection on Itself. The formal innovation of the passive object, here extrapolated in the irrefutable assumption of the surrounding.