The only concert hall in the world with two walls made entirely of glass, the concert hall of Porto casts the city in a new light.
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Lisbon. Praia do Guincho
Only 7 km separate the chic resort of Cascais from Guincho beach, still everything feels different, here. Completely disconnected.
Lisbon. Costa da Caparica
South of Lisbon, Costa da Caparica is completely open to ocean and to strong winds and swells. It’s wide, unspoilt and breathtaking. The waves of the Atlantic reach here a wide, completely open, 30-km long beach. They break directly and whatever storm should be there, in the middle of the ocean, the waves loudly bringContinue reading “Lisbon. Costa da Caparica”
Cascais & Guincho
In between Lisbon with its vibrant city life and the natural park of Sintra with its unspoiled forests and windy beaches, Cascais is a peaceful town just perfect for one day trip.
Porto. She Changes
By the Atlantic shore, between a 17-century fort and a contemporary, super conceptual cruise terminal, both placed on rocky piers, She Changes dances onshore, with the wind. She Changes creates one of the most original shorescapes of the entire Portuguese coast. It’s in the town of Matoshinos, former fishermen village now part of the greater Porto,Continue reading “Porto. She Changes”
The Roofs of Lisbon
Portugal’s capital sits on seven hills just like Rome, still the hills of Lisbon are somehow more steep so the rooftop terraces offer some unique views.
Lisbon’s Patterns and the 17 Ways to Symmetry
Opposites may attract in infinite ways. Symmetry, though, can only be achieved in 17 ways. And this exact number was proved by Mr. Evgraf Fedorov in 1891.
A Way to Lagos
It is really amazing how Portuguese little towns, with their traditional small white houses and their nice, cozy, old-school vibes, can also be the scene of some stunning optical designs.