Stairway to heaven, a public space for individual use. Building in process.
Architect: Didier Fiuza Faustino / BUREAU DES MESARCHITECTURES
Creative team: Didier Fiuza Faustino, Pascal Mazoyer.
Collaborators: Nicolas Hugoo, Xaver Marschalek, Philippe Smith.
Construction: Lovarte Lda
Client: Ministério da Cultura
Three levels concrete staircase, leading to a 4m2 metal-latticed platform with a basketball. Located on Praça dos Arômas, Castelo Branco, Portugal.This project is an interrogative as much as asservative answer to the implicit request made by the municipality for a piece of urban art. Given the unacknowledged rejection of the big housing programme nearby, Stairway to heaven (re)calls (for) that close presence by reprising the ...