Seminar: Discovering Manuel Vicente
Albergue SCM and Docomomo Macau are co-organizing a series of 3 Seminars under the title “Discovering Manuel Vicente”.
1st seminar: "the architect and the city”
8 March 2014, 15h, Albergue SCM Hall D1
Alexandre Alves Costa
João Santa Rita
2nd seminar: "a present for the future”
3 May 2014, 15h, Albergue SCM Hall D1
Manuel Graças Dias
Due to limited seating, please contact the following for reservation at your earliest convenience: 2852 2550 (Ms. Leong) or 2882 5199 (DOCOMOMO Macau)
More details: website
Manuel Vicente´s contribution to Macau over 40 years is closely tied to the shaping of the city in terms of urbanism and architecture, as well as to the promotion of the architect’s role in response to the constant challenges of society. The wide scope of his intervention, the tangible and intangible components, has not always been fully explored and debated.
It is the aim for this series of seminars to debate and discuss the work and the teachings of Manuel Vicente has one of the most influential persons on the shaping of contemporary Macau. Despite urban growth and progress of Macao, several urban asymmetries persist affecting citizens live, at the level of public space and the quality of design. The panel of lectures is composed by a set of distinguished personalities of multiple cultural backgrounds, aiming to respond on the new paths of civic, urbanistic and architectural intervention.