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Shelter ByGG
Gabriela Gomes

July 16, 2012 /

Guimarães, Portugal

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Photo: João Morgado

Shelter ByGG designed by Gabriela Gomes is an experimental object that combines sculpture, design and architecture, defying new experiences with space, and questioning relations of artistic enjoyment and habitation issues.

Being mobile without the need for an infrastructure turns it into an "itinerant object", that allows people to sleep inside a sustainable and Itinerant sculpture installed in a public space.

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Photo: João Morgado

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Photo: João Morgado

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Photo: João Morgado

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Photo: João Morgado

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Photo: João Morgado

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Photo: João Morgado

"Shelter byGG" uses non-polluting and recycled materials, like renewable cork, as well as solar energy and LED lighting technology.

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Photo: Gabriela Gomes

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Photo: Gabriela Gomes

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Drawing courtesy Gabriela Gomes
Plan


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Drawing courtesy Gabriela Gomes
Section

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Drawing courtesy Gabriela Gomes
Front Elevation


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Drawing courtesy Gabriela Gomes
Back Elevation

Facts about Shelter ByGG

"Shelter byGG" is currently installed in Guimarães, Portugal, European  Capital  of  Culture 2012.

For reservations contact: Shelter ByGG

Photographed by João Morgado

Last updated: December 19, 2013

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