Lisboa Moderna
By Ana Tostões, Lisbon, Docomomo International/Circo de Ideias, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that the publication Lisboa Moderna [Modern Lisbon] by Ana Tostões is now out.

In this book, resulting from the latest researches about the city of Lisbon, Ana Tostões proposes a reflection on the modern city of Lisbon based on a reading of its transformation and a historical and critical analysis of a group of modern projects that marked the territory throughout the 20th and 21st century. Based on archival research and a photographic survey, Lisboa Moderna focuses on the neighborhoods of Alvalade, Infante Santo, Olivais Norte, Olivais Sul, Restelo and Telheiras, revealing the unique application of international urban planning concepts as well as works that stand out for their modernity, such as the Instituto Superior Técnico, the Monsanto Forest Park, the Building and Garden of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Sagrado Coração de Jesus Church, the Centro Cultural de Belém and the German School of Lisbon.

Published by Docomomo International and Circo de Ideias, the book is written in Portuguese and English, an counted with the support of the Lisbon City Hall.

The book can be bought at Circo de Ideias online shop: link.