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Bairro Azul - street in Lisbon (Video clip)
Life at the Bairro Azul or blue borough,a nice 1930's three street neighbourhood in Lisbon, has been recently threatened by the pressure of new commercial buildings on its borders and intense thorough traffic.
Bernoulliborg, the faculty of mathematics and physics building, is shaped by internal function. The programme can be read on the outside by the upper relatively closed volume which houses college rooms an elevations, and a completely transparent ground volume which houses more public facilities such as library, reception, restaurant and other public functions. The lower glass facade allows the approach route to the upper floors to be seen, and provides a panoramic view over the surrounding area. It allows for the various activities going on inside the building to be seen from outside. The... >>>