scopio Bookstore

The universe of interest of scopio Editions is generically, that of Architectue, Art and Image (AAI) and, specifically, that of Documental and Artistic Photography related with Architecture, City and Territory. 

SCOPIO Editions has a dynamic structure integrating periodical and non-periodical publications, with the aim of divulging the several works and authors who use or research the universe of Architecture, Art and Image, with special focus on Documentary and Artistic photography, related with Architecture, City and territory, in a critical, exploratory and innovative approach. 

This editorial project has as origin the partnership established between the Cultural Association Cityscopio focused on the universe of Architectura, Art and Image (AAI) and Editorial world and CCRE research group (Center for Communication and Space Representation) integrated into the R&D center of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP) called CEAU (Architecture and Urban Studies Center). The editorial responsibility is shared by the editorial and advisory board constituted by members of CCRE / FAUP research group, and the Creative Director of scopio Editions and publisher CITYSCOPIO - Cultural Association.  

Editorial Department

Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade do Porto/ CEAU-CCRE

Via panorâmica S/N,

4150-755 Porto


T +351 964040521


Customer Services

Associação Cultural Cityscopio

Rua da Cidreira 291,

4465-076 Matosinhos



SCOPIO network platform 

SCOPIO Editions has as technological support for its dissemination and communication a platform called scopio Network. This independent platform independent, created by Printing and Infographics Director of the CCRE Group, responsible, among other things, for the management of the scopio Network platform, intends to create synergies and interconnections more in a more dynamic way the editorial line together with the CCRE-FAUP group, CITYSCOPIO Cultural Association and other institutions and groups outside the academic world.

[1] The choice of the name scopio has to do with the etymology of the word, which Greek means “hollow observation instrument”, and so connected with the the act of observing and capturing light through a camera.