Architectural and urbanistic operations after the 1998 Lisbon World Exposition

Overview of the Debate “Transformation and Expectant Places”

The first debate of the Grand Projects research was held on 28 November, at Thalia Theatre, with the theme “Transformations and places in waiting – The waterfronts of the Lisbon Metropolitan Area”. The event discussed the territorial, urbanistic and project culture changes in the last 20 years in these areas, for a large audience of experts, students and municipal representatives.

The round table had the participation of Catarina Assis Pacheco, João Seixas, Jorge Gaspar, Luís Santiago Baptista, Paulo Tormenta Pinto, and Sérgio Saraiva and was moderated by Nuno Saraiva.

Roundtable presentations and debate © Nuno Almendra

The event also included an exhibition of work by final-year students of the Integrated Master’s Degree in Architecture of ISCTE-IUL on projects for Trafaria, Torrão and Cova do Vapor.

Exhibition © Nuno Almendra