Lisbon

Lisbon - Sunday 23rd to Friday 28th March 2014

Graduate students from the fields of architecture, planning and landscape will come to Lisbon from various countries. Students and tutors will be organized in groups of six persons to work together for a week in Cascais (near Lisbon).

Participants come from Faculty of Architecture Gdansk and Politechnika Krakowska in Poland; Lusófona ECATI in Portugal; German University in Cairo in Egypt; University of California at Berkeley in USA; Hafen City University Hamburg in Germany; Universitat Innsbruck in Austria; Aristotle University of Thessaloniiki Faculty of Engineering School of Architecture in Greece; Università Degli Studi Firenze and Politecnico di Milano in Italy.

The multinational and interdisciplinary group will develop a design project that supports public spaces awareness and the importance of public art and artist intervention together with environmental awareness integrated in the design. Municipality of Cascais is the main sponsor of the event is participating with representatives and techinal staff. Their involvement of students will influence future needs for acting in the regeneration of public space.

The President of the Association Venti di Cultura, from Venice, Francesco Calzolaio will be participanting at the workshop representing the project Rivers of Opportunities. For more information www.ventidicultura.it

 

To learn more about the European Workshop on Waterfront Urban Design (ewwud) go to ewwud.ulusofona.pt

 

Rivers of Opportunities project of the River//Cities Platform partners is supported by the Grundtvig Programme.

Members in Lisbon, Portugal

EGEAC Management of Facilities and Cultural Animation Enterprise, Lisbon, Portugal


EGEAC is a Lisbon Municipality’s public enterprise. Our main social object is to manage and preserve cultural heritage, as well as Theatres and Cinemas that belong to Lisbon City Hall; production of cultural actions and events, including festivals, shows, Festas de Lisboa (Lisbon Festivities with over 800.000 attendances), street events and other acts of the same nature.
Our main objective, is to be the leader company on the cultural development front of the city.

The main cultural equipments/activities managed by EGEAC are:


Castle of São Jorge:  967.225 visitors
Monument to the Discoveries: 131.775 visitors
Puppet Museum: 28.038 visitors
Fado Museum: 26.692 visitors
Municipal Theatre - Maria Matos : 27.893 visitors
Municipal Theatre - S. Luiz : 51.498 visitors
Cinema - São Jorge: 128.038 visitors
Lisbon Festivities:  over 2.000.000 attendances


www.egeac.pt

 

Pedro Ressano Garcia, Architect

For the last ten years  Pedro's attention has been focused on researching the transformation of port cities and waterfront regeneration. After Masters and  PhD  his research is carried out at TERCUD – Territory, culture and development research centre. In his work in Lisbon, theory and practice are combined in projects of architecture and urban design.

www.ressanogarcia.com



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