Submission: August 04, 2017
Registration: August 04, 2017
Language: English, Italian, Espaniol
Location: Porto, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below.
Ribeira is the oldest district of Porto: founded in Roman times overlooks the River Douro keeping intact the chaotic charm of its small streets. low houses, colorful facades, old shops, characterize the district that was insert in UNESCO for its typical morphology. The Luis I Bridge, which connects the two sides of the city, was built in 1880 boasting a strong structure of steel trusses. Porto isn’t only the city of bridges but it is also the place of colored tiles that cover the buildings, the azulejos.
Note is the facade of Sao Bento station, covered by about 20000 all hand-painted tiles. Art, history, local traditions are the ideal breeding ground for the new Escola de Artes which will become a renewal element of the historic city. Placing near the existing Escola de photograph must draw a small cultural citadel in the ancient center of Porto. Workshops and exhibitions will make the place an attraction site capable to transform instances of the past in contemporary signs.
Registration is open until the last day of delivery processed
The winners will be announced on the website of the Association no later than the date of 28th August 2017. Will be deserving the first three works as well as any other projects which are not excluded special mentions.