The chance to hack an old building and transform it into an interactive, informative urban art piece, was too good to turn down,’ Brazilian architect and designer Guto Requena (Sorocaba, 1979) told Wired in 2015.
Requena’s young life has been marked by violence. He was once kidnapped for several days and later his father was brutally murdered for unknown reasons. However, Requena decided ‘that I was not going to look at darkness for the rest of my life, but instead at light.’