Architectural and urbanistic operations after the 1998 Lisbon World Exposition

Grand Projects 2021 Conference – Call for Abstracts

The research team is pleased to announce the organization of the International Conference “Grand Projects 2021 – Urban Legacies of the late 20th Century”, in Lisbon, between the 17th and 19th of February 2021. The event aims to debate the transformations that have taken place in urban territories over the last two decades by considering the impacts of late 20th-century policies and policy conjunctures at an international scale.

Abstract submission is open until the 31st of July 2020 to researchers and scholars working in all areas of architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture, sociology, geography, anthropology, cultural economy, and other related disciplines, on the following tracks:

1_Mega-events and mega-projects: trends and demands
3_Terrain vague redevelopments
4_Environment Impact Awareness in Urban Developments
5_Methods and technologies on architectural design and urban planning
6_Urban policies
7_Urban competitiveness and social challenges
8_The role of artists and urban art
9_The Syndrome of Grand Projects: contamination processes between North-South, West-East, Global-Local
10_Urban analytics and city design

Submission and details at