The School of Tourism

author: Lera Samovich, fala atelier
published: April 10, 2018,   recorded: February 2018,   views: 0
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We live in the age of touristic reproduction where everybody is an eternal tourist on never ending journey. Living and travelling has become synonymous, the world has turned into a museum, therefore people these days need two things: monuments and Airbnb apartments.

We’re a young Portuguese office, and Porto now is facing the touristic explosion. With the no-home condition and this life as a perpetual tourist we don’t have clients anymore, only investors who are indifferent to architecture. The typology we mostly work on today is an Airbnb apartment. It’s an architecture of homelessness, a short-term architecture of tourism.

We want to rethink the travelling experience, to examine the impact it has on the city. This project is a chance to introduce a new typology and pursue a new way of living in the post-airbnb world. It’s a return to simple forms, possession-less and furniture-less spaces, an exercise on how to isolate yourself and inhabit everywhere.

Find out more at http://futurearchitectureplatform.org/projects/91c1d300-71e6-4cb5-80ab-468c9c2e312f/.

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