Burgo - Fundiarios, SA
Souto Moura Arquitectos, SA
Sculpture designed by the sculptor Angelo de Sousa located in the Central Square of Burgo Building, at Avenida da Boavista in Porto.
The Sculpture is composed of 6 panels of sheet metal with 50 mm thick connected by curves of small radius. The sculpture has dimensions in plan of about 20 x 6 m2 and has a height of approximately 8 m. Sculpture supports punctually at two corners of the panels 1 and 2 and linearly on a side panel 6. These supports are located on the slab floor 0 of the Burgo Building.
The adopted structural solution for the structure of the panels is composed of two plates 6 mm thick, 38 mm apart and connected by connectors spaced 20 mm to 200 mm, arranged in quincunx. Locally, where efforts are higher, replace the plate is doubled, as a single sheet with 50 mm thick.