Portable Spiral of History Portable spiral of History
Architects: Bernardo Rodrigues Arquitecto
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Collaborator: Francesco Ugolotti
Engineer and Construction Manager: Antonio Pinto
Copper: Asa copper and zinc, Sousa Alves
Metal Structure: Lisopatamar
Glass: Alves Glass
Client: Ministry of Culture of Portugal
Project Year: July-Sept 2010 / Construction Nov 2010
The portable spiral of History is an order from the Ministry of Culture for a small pavilion-stand at the 2010 Arte-Lisboa fair in Fil Antiga. It contained a selection of books and products from the network of Portuguese Museums and Institutes of the DGA, for sale. It was then permanently allocated to the atrium of the Ministry where it complements as a showcase for products from the existing store on the entrance floor of the Palácio da Ajuda and dignifies the main arrival space to the entire complex of the Palace, Ministry and Museum.
The portable spiral of History is a commission from the Ministry of Culture for a small pavilion-art booth at the 2010 Lisbon-Art fair. It contained a selection of books and products of the Portuguese Network of Museums and Institutes of the Arts, for sale. It was then later permanently assigned to the lobby where the Ministry as complements to showcase products of the existing shop on the ground floor entrance of the Ajuda Palace and dignify the main arrival area to the whole complex of the Palace Museum and the Ministry.