Modern Lisbon
Docomomo Journal 55 (2016/2)

Editors: Ana Tostões, Zara Ferreira

Guest editors: João Belo Rodeia

Keywords: Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Lisbon modern architecture, Estado Novo, Modern urban planning.

In the words of José-Augusto França, Lisbon is the last of the old European cities and the first of the modern cities, as confirmed by the 1758 Baixa Pombalina plan undertaken for the reconstruction of the city destroyed by the 1755 earthquake, as a pioneering example of modern urban planning. Following the avant-garde plan, modern architecture in Portugal may be envisaged through three main moments according to specific policies undertaken during the long Estado Novo dictatorship (1926-1974).
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Lisbon, a Modern City
Ana Tostões, Zara Ferreira


Apropos of Lisbon´s Modern Architecture (1925-1965)
João Belo Rodeia


Towards a Modern Lisbon through the Work of João Guilherme Faria da Costa for the Lisbon City Council (1938-1948)
Silvia Di Salvatore

An Intangible Heritage in Use. Portuguese Institute of Oncology
Daniela Arnaut

Porfírio Pardal Monteiro and the Global Design
João Pardal Monteiro

Cassiano Branco. Modern Visions of an “Inconvenient” Architect
Paulo Tormenta Pinto

City Architecture. The Example of Infante Santo Avenue (1945-1955)
Tiago Farinha

Ruy Jervis d'Athouguia. A Modern Architect in the Garden-City
Ricardo Carvalho

Brutalism and Nature. The Gulbenkian Foundation Buildings (1959-1969)
Ana Tostões

Revisiting Chelas. In Search of the Promised Urbanness
Teresa V. Heitor

Housing and Contemporaneity: Recent Renovations in Lisbon's Baixa Pombalina
Catarina Wall Gago


Manuel Salgado interviewed by Ana Tostões
Ana Tostões

Gonçalo Byrne interviewed by Ana Tostões
Ana Tostões

José Augusto França interviewed by Ana Tostões
Ana Tostões

João Luís Carrilho da Graça interviewed by Ana Tostões
Ana Tostões


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