Drawing inspiration from the wealth of natural capital and rich cultural heritage embodied in Madeira’s breathtaking landscape and pre-settlement old-growth forest – Laurisilva. The story takes place in Funchal during the 18th century, when it served as a busy port for transatlantic trade. The protagonist, Laura Silva, is a young woman who discovers and
carefully documents the unique properties of Laurisilva’s forest.
Fragments of Laura Location Based Tour was designed with the intention of enabling users to explore overlooked landmarks in Madeira Island. Through the use of mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) the visitor will able to explore a historical part of Funchal finding interaction points spread out, that advance the narrative of the story.