Instalação Bar / JOSÉ CARLOS CRUZ - ARQUITECTO

Instalação Bar / JOSÉ CARLOS CRUZ - ARQUITECTO

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  • Design Time : November 2010
  • City : Porto
  • Country : Portugal
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Instalação Bar / JOSÉ CARLOS CRUZ - ARQUITECTO - Windows, Facade
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Text description provided by the architects. The preexisting main space was a long and quite narow room, divided by two structural archs that sustain the building. Those two archs, suggested us a tunnel that could link the whole space.

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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Inspired on a Olafur Eliasson  installation ,the result was a golden wired tunnel that gives the impression it is floating.

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Floor Plan

This structure gave the name to the club: Instalação (Installation)

Instalação Bar / JOSÉ CARLOS CRUZ - ARQUITECTO - Glass
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The space is surrounded by concrete walls whose stereotomy is punctuated by brass surfaces that contrasts with the industrial environment.

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© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

The smaller room(VIP room) was inspired on Andy Warhols factory and the acoustic ceilling reminds some Anish kapoor interventions.

Instalação Bar / JOSÉ CARLOS CRUZ - ARQUITECTO - Lighting
© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

This bar is located at Porto’s downtown, where nightlife happens and atInstalação you can stay dancing through the whole night.

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Address:Porto, Portugal

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Cite: "Instalação Bar / JOSÉ CARLOS CRUZ - ARQUITECTO" 08 Jul 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/522391/instalacao-jose-carlos-cruz-arquitecto> ISSN 0719-8884

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