Detail of a skylight.This peculiar building is located in Olhão (Algarve, Portugal) and it has three floors and four facades, each communicating with the outside through four different shaped staircases, each of these, in turn, facing a primary cardinal point (North, South, West and East) and each representing the four natural elements (water, earth, fire and air) through the representations of a stylized fish, a snake, a Portuguese guitar and a violin.

Detail of indoor stairs and colonnade, inside the same building:
white stairs detail white columns

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architectural game of lines


architectural game of lines