This project consists in designing a hotel within the gasometer structure of the former "Fabrica de Gas de Matinha", identified as a symbol of an industrial past. The circle, its structural shape, becomes the theme of the project. There is a dialogue between the gasometer and the hotel, not just in developing the project through radiuses and concentric circles, but also in choosing its supporting structure: metal frame and concrete. There are two distinctive signs for this hotel: internally its metal structure becoming its emblem and externally the choice for a solar protection capable of recreating the expressive power of the gasometer.
Architecturaln projects // Hotel
Year: 2012 • Atelier: Arch. Antonio Citterio • Degree project