Open House: 2nd Edition Open House Oporto
18th -19th June 2016, Porto, Portugal
"Open House Porto 2016 proposes a schedule in three cities: Porto, Gaia and Matosinhos, divided into 3 lines: the visit to private places of recognized institutions; the rediscovery of the architecture forgotten by time; the review of dwelling, particularly in the visit to bourgeois living of the early 20th century, but also the social context of decades of democracy. These three levels will create a circuit marked by the rediscovery, recovery and even invention of the heritage of these cities.
All are invited to discover, during one weekend, a totally free itinerary that embraces different spaces, from typology to time of construction.
The public is able to create their own itinerary and explore architecture and the city through new eyes. What distinguishes this event and makes the experience special is the possibility to visit the spaces in different ways: see for yourself, accompanied by assistants or through the guided visits by authors and specialists of many areas.
After London, New York, Prague or Lisbon, Porto to joined the Open House Family, in 2015, which allowed to open the doors of extraordinary spaces that range from classics to contemporary architecture."
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