Austria, The Alps. Alps had a more muted color palette.

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

André Gonçalves grew up in Évora, Portugal, and then moved to Lisbon, where he got a degree in photography from Lusofona University in 2013. He started out as a computer science major, but learned quickly that photography was his true calling—and it's now how he makes his living. The windows pictured here are from his hometown, where he found his initial inspiration for a project focusing on small details of homes.

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

For Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves windows are the eyes of the world! From Lisbon to Venice they represent the evolution of a countrys architecture, as well as identify different…

André Gonçalves grew up in Évora, Portugal, and then moved to Lisbon, where he got a degree in photography from Lusofona University in 2013. He started out as a computer science major, but learned quickly that photography was his true calling—and it's now how he makes his living. The windows pictured here are from his hometown, where he found his initial inspiration for a project focusing on small details of homes.

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

For Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves windows are the eyes of the world! From Lisbon to Venice they represent the evolution of a countrys architecture, as well as identify different…

Burano, an island in the Venetian lagoon, is famed for its colorful houses, giving Gonçalves plenty to work with.

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

Burano Windows - Photographer Travels Around The World To Capture The Beauty Of Doors And Windows

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

"Windows of the World" has proved a hit online. The Portuguese travel agency Pesquisa Viagens took an interest in Gonçalves's work and sponsored his trip to Barcelona, the site of his next series. After that, he plans to head to London to shoot and to seek out more sponsors so his project can continue to circle the globe.

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

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Lisbon is legendary for its intricate, multicolored tile work, and Gonçalves took advantage of that when shooting his city of residence. "In the process of choosing the photos of the windows I normally don't pick the most beautiful ones," he says. "Some are very unique and don't go well with others. I try to identify the city or region [by its windows]."

Why These Photos of Windows Around the World Have Gone Viral

For Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves windows are the eyes of the world! From Lisbon to Venice they represent the evolution of a countrys architecture, as well as identify different…

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