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‘Bairro das Estacas’, housing project in Lisbon
Alvalade, Lisbon, Portugal; 1949-55

Ruy d'Athouguia, Sebastião Formosinho Sanches
(photographs by Beringer & Pampaluchi)

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via “Werk, Bauen + Wohnen”, n9 (1955)

Man of the tunnel by jabiliomachado This photo is part of a series that tried to reconcile with some detail the effects of lighting helix, creating a hypnotic effect of a long perspective of this magical tunnel or spatial way. This magical tunnel, full of charm and mysterious and electrifying at the same time is the same real time. The human figure to pass it leaves a trail of water reflected, as if something, or even fear fear kept him stuck in the past and keeping it on alert to deal with the fact that this mysterious journey.