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Take a spin inside this psychedelic ball made of hammers at Porto's midsummer festival

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 03, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Aug 02, 2016

A bright, spinning orb invites people, young and old, to play inside its colorful, curved walls. Sitting in a public square, the GiRA carousel http://www.urdesignmag.com/art/2016/07/27/gira-carousel-installation-maarqa-porto/ might look more at home on a school playground, but its designers are Micro Atelier de Arquitectura e Arte (MAARQA) http://www.maarqa.com/ had something else in mind. The carousel was installed temporarily in Largo de São Domingos in Porto, Portugal’s second largest city,...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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