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.