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Lisbon Architecture Triennale
12 Sep – 15 Dec 2013

Close, Closer is a series of exhibitions and public programmes which aims to challenge and question the role of the architect in contemporary society. We are initiating a discussion around this fast-changing landscape and your input is critical. How can we get closer? It's over to you!

Read the Close, Closer launch booklet



  • A Moeda (The Coin) (UK/PT)
    A Moeda (The Coin), Jared Hawkey, Sofia Oliveira, 2013 © Andrew Tonks, London Metropolitan University, Pure Mathematics / STORM

    Project by: CADA: Jared Hawkey (UK), Sofia Oliveira (PT)

    Date: 03.12 – 04.12.13; 10.12 – 11.12.13 | Tue - Sun: 14h - 17h
    Category: Workshop
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa


    A Moeda (The Coin) is a digital artifact that wants to travel around the world. A semi-autonomous object passed between human hosts, on a journey defined by a desire to eventually return home. Influenced by a combination of individual, social and geophysical forces, hosts are left to wonder how much of its movement is defined by their behaviour or the coin’s free will.
    The Coin presents a model where humans are vehicles for coins, and coins are vehicles for humans.
    This begs the question – How do we envision a world where humans and objects have an equal claim on existence?
    Using The Coin as a point of entry, this workshop will ask participants to imagine this world from an object’s perspective. Introducing a set of exploratory questions and practical exercises, it will help participants enter the logic of such a projection from the inside out. Here we introduce our primary concern – Just how much autonomy do we really want objects to have?

    Palácio Sinel de Cordes, Campo de Santa Clara 142-145
    Inscriptions: http://www.cada1.net/?p=319   Workshop is free. Registration is obligatory until 9 December 2013

    Website: www.cada1.net

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  • A Natureza Ri da Cultura (PT/FR)


    Project by: Inês Botelho (PT), Susana Gaudêncio (PT), Mattia Denisse (FR), Mário Moura (PT), João Nicolau (PT), Ramiro Guerreiro (PT), Gustavo Sumpta (PT), Curated by: Maria do Mar Fazenda (PT)
    Date: 30.11.2013 – 24.03.2014 | Tue - Sun: 9h30 - 13h00 | 14h00h - 17h30

    Opening: 30.11 - 15h
    Category: Exhibition
    Address: Museu da Luz – Rua da Nossa Senhora da Luz, 7240-100 Aldeia da Luz, Mourão, Portugal

    For the celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Museu da Luz is organising a special residency programme for seven visual artists and creative practitioners from different areas, including Mário Moura, Inês Botelho and Susana Gaudêncio. Their work will be the result of exchanges and dialogues, and will feature in an exhibition that celebrates the present and the future of this place.


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  • A Way Out (RS)
    A Way Out, Dragoljub Stašić, 2013© Dragoljub Stašić


    Project by: Dragoljub Stasic (RS)
    Category: Exhibition / Installation
    Address: Faculty Of Technical Sciences, Kneza, Knjaza Milosa br.7, 38220 Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia

    The installation is a self-reflection project on the personal state of an architect. It represents the ideal that subjective is objective and that the only truth is the one that we perceive.



  • Abaskun (AN/AZ/CYBR)
    Abaskun, a paisagem não tem dono, 2013 © Ozur Kalan


    Project by: A Paisagem não tem dono (AN/AZ/CYBR)
    Date: 12.09.2013
    Category: Expedition / Performance
    Address: Largo Intendente Pina Manique, 28, 1100-285 Lisboa


    Abaskun is an architecture network created by the collective A Paisagem Não Tem Dono. This project pays homage to the presence of the Abaskun minority in Lisbon, since many of them passed away between 2005-06 in Iraq. The project appropriates their tradition and produces an audio tour inviting people to wander through Lisbon listening to their story, narrated by one of the few Abaskuns left in the city.

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  • Andar ao Deus Dará (PT)

    Project by: BEM BOM – Joana Tavares (PT), Cristina Viana (PT), Nuno Bengalito (PT)
    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013
    Category: Expedition / Documentary / Publication
    Booking info: fazemos@obembom.com

    Andar ao Deus Dará is a suburbs postcard collection. Taken from different points on the Sintra Rail Line the project aims to show how cities stretch far beyond their centre and questions where do the people who inhabit the city live?


  • Another Place: Lisbon (US/AT)
    Another Place: Berlin; Knoll + Cella, 2012, © Knoll + Cella


    Project by: Cella (US), Klaus Knoll (AT)

    Date: 11.09 – 30.09.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
    Category: Exhibition / Installation / Publication

    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    This artwork will turn rooms into camera obscuras that project the venue on its own furniture and walls; photographing these spaces from the outside where its reflections overlay the venue in the neighboring interiors. The project explores the proximity, overlays, and juxtapositions that happen inside the space itself.


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  • Anticlimax, a report on the metabolis...Anticlimax, a report on the metabolist dream (PT)
    Anti-climax: a report on the metabolist dream, fala atelier, 2013 © Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares


    Project by: Filipe Magalhães (PT), Ana Luisa Soares (PT)

    Date: 24.10 – 15.12.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture

    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa


    As one of the most important buildings of the 20th century, the Nakagin Capsule Tower fell into an incomprehensible state of decay. It is almost empty with less than 20 inhabitants and most of the capsules are abandoned, decaying and forgot- ten. Metabolism's biggest icon is now indifferent. The exhibition Anti-climax will show this fallen hero in its current condition.

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  • Architects In Love (AT/PL)
    Architects In Love, Architectuul, 2013 © Copyright: Creative Commons


    Project by: Christian Burkhard (AT), Daniel Dendra (PL)
    Date: Premiere 26.09.2013 | 19.30h (online a week later on architectuul.com)
    Category: Documentary
    Address: Buchhandlung Walther König, Burgstraße 27, 10178 Berlin, Germany

    Booking Info: Aleesha Callahan, aleesha@architectuul.com

    Architects In Love is a film project consisting of five short videos which seek to capture the essence of architecture through a series of candid discussions with young architects in the city of Berlin. Instead of talking in the abstract, the architects present architecture they have grown to love in their own neighbourhood. It is through the prism of these buildings that the films offer a synopsis of the city.

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  • Archive Effect (DE/CH)
    Archive Effect, Mi you and Lisa Bensel © Archive Effect 2013


    Project by: Lisa Bensel (DE), Mi You (CH)

    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013
    Category: Performance / Installation / Expedition | Performances: Friday 13.09 at 1 pm starting from Praça da Figueira (half an hour) | Saturday 14.09 at 11 am starting at the Jardim Botto Machado (45 minutes)
    Address: Various urban spaces in Lisbon (Escola Gerais 28), Porto in Portugal and Bochum, Germany (Nibelungenstraße 4, 44793 Bochum, Deutschland)

    Booking info: info@archiveeffect.eu

    The project designates empty spaces in the city as former sites of creative initiatives and investigates them as indicators of economic, urban, cultural political and social imbalance, creating an open discussion on the subject. These archives do not merely seek to document the past, but rather question the future and raise awareness to the responsibility towards these sites.



  • Archizines (UK/IT)
    Archizines, Osaka, 2012 © Kenta Hasegawa

    Project by: Elias Redstone (UK), Fabio Vanin (IT)

    Date: 12.09 – 20.09.2013
, everyday | 14h-20h | Debate: 11.09 - 19h
    Category: Exhibition
    Exhibition address: FSH Arts and Education Centre – R. Santo António à Estrela, 31, 1100-533 Lisboa

 | Debate address: Rua Trindade, nº18, Chiado, Lisboa.

    Archizines celebrates the resurgence of independent architectural publishing around the world. This exhibition features 100 architecture magazines, fanzines and journals from over 20 countries that provide an alternative to the established press, through critical research platforms into architectural practise.


    The debate "Architecture as a Tool for Change" is taking place to launch the Archizines exhibition in Lisbon | Speaker bios:

    Ben Campkin is Director of the UCL Urban Laboratory and Senior Lecturer at the Bartlett School of Architecture; co-editor of Urban Pamphleteer and author of Remaking London (IB Taurus, 2013).

    Elias Redstone is the curator of Archizines and the editor-in-chief of the London Architecture Diary. Previously he was the curator of the Polish Pavilion at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale, hub curator of the 2008 London Festival of Architecture and Senior Curator at The Architecture Foundation, London.

    Fabio Vanin is an Italian architect and urban designer, holding a PhD in Urbanism. He received the Pancho Guedes Architecture Award for his thesis “Maputo Open City”.

    Ivo Poças Martins is an architect based in Porto and editor of Friendly Fire, an independent architecture collective interested in subversive and humorous narratives and practices. Its aim is to address the architectural culture and its effects on everyday life in an alternative and informal perspective.

    João Santa-Rita is Vice-President of the Portuguese Order of Architects and Principal in Charge of Santa-Rita Arquitectos with projects developed in Portugal, USA, Poland and Angola. João is also a Professor at the Autónoma University in Lisbon.

    Nathalie Weadick is Director of the Irish Architecture Foundation and curator of the forthcoming exhibition at the Irish Museum of Modern Art called The Everyday Experience.

    Stephen Mulhall is editor of A4 and columnist for Architecture Ireland, and was previously editor of Building Material, the journal of the Architectural Association of Ireland. Stephen runs nineteeneighty, recently voted Best Emerging Practice at the Irish Architecture Awards 2013.

    Tom Keeley works at the intersection of architecture, geography, landscape and anthropology through writing, research, teaching, and publishing. He runs Range Editions, and is the editor of America Deserta Revisited.



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  • Arco Tietê's Circular Museum (FR/BR)


    Project by: Olivier Raffaelli (FR); Guillaume Sibaud (FR); Gregory Bousquet (FR); Carolina Bueno (BR)
    Date: 01.09 – 31.12.2013
    Category: Exhibition
    Address: Galeria Eduardo Fernandes – R. Harmonia 145 – Vila Madalena, São Paulo SP – 05435-000 Brasil

    Imagine a museum that is not an island in the city but a circle, which starts moving at the same time as people's interests, as well as those of associations, schools, galleries, private and public institutions. This circularity tries to embrace the territory in all its diversity. The exhibition places culture at the centre of the debate, as the key principle for reclaiming geography, mobility and social equality.


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  • Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisboa (PT)
    Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisboa,2013 © Do You Mean Architecture


    Project by: Sofia Mourato (PT)

    Date: 26 – 29.09.2013, everyday: 13.30h - 24h

    Category: Film / Video / Cinema / Documentary / Exhibition / Lecture / Symposium

    Address: Cinema City Alvalade, Av. De Roma, no 100, 1700-352 Lisboa

    Arquiteturas Film Festival Lisboa will be the first international film festival in the Iberian Peninsula to screen documentary and fiction films about architecture. The festival uses the power of moving image as a tool for broadening public understanding and appreciation of the discipline. The programme will present documentaries, shorts and animations that explore contemporary Portuguese architecture as well as fictional and experimental films that stress the permanent dialogue between city, space and narrative.


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  • Beyond Entropy Mediterranean, a ...Beyond Entropy Mediterranean, a Mediterranean Kunsthalle (IT/AO)
    Open Air Gallery Mangiabarche, 2012 © Stefano Rabolli Pansera


    Project by: Stefano Rabolli Pansera (IT), Paula Nascimento (AO)
    Date: 30.09 - 07.10.2013 | Everyday
    Category: Cinematic Workshop
    Address: Museum of Contemporary Art of Calasetta and Mangiabarche Gallery, Itália

    Can the Mediterranean coastline offer the ground for contemporary research and production? Can we still use isolated, coastal villages as epicenters for contemporary thinking? Which format do artists have to invent in order to talk to a local audience, which is not familiar with contemporary art and which is not exposed to contemporary debates? In October, a group of international artists (Robert Pratt, Leone Contini and Ian Law), a film-maker (Pedro Lino) and designers (Chimera Group) will transform Calasetta, into a continuous laboratory for artistic production.


    Booking info: dir@beyondentropy.com

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  • Beyond the Ornament – History an...Beyond the Ornament – History and tales of Alentejo's marble (FR)
    Beyond the ornament, Collaboration, 2013 © Margaux Parillaud

    Alentejo marble is intrinsic to the landscape, industry, and economy of Portugal. At a time when the Portuguese marble industry is in crisis, multi-disciplinary collective Collaboration (Co.), presents a project looking at the history of this valuable building material through migration, trade and travel.

    Project by: Collaboration (Co.): Boris Lesouef (FR), Camille Ayme (FR), Margaux Parillaud (FR), Clément Lobbens (FR) Frédérique Barchelard (FR)
    Category: Exhibition

    Date: 08.11 a 24.11.2013

    Adress: Lx Factory, Building 1, 1st floor, Room 1.17

    Rua Rodrigues Faria, 103, Lisbon


    Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/beyondtheornament


  • Boa Esperança (ZA)
    Boa Esperança, Kevin Fellingham, 2013 © Kevin Fellingham

    Project by: Kevin Fellingham (ZA)

    Date: 10.10 - 15.12.20
    Category: Installation
    Address: Strandfontein Pavilion, Strandfontein Rd, Mitchell's Plain 7798 Western Cape, South Africa


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  • Bom Proveito Recontextualizin...Bom Proveito Recontextualizing the Ritual (US/FR/ZA)
    Bom Proveito: Recontextualising the Ritual, FUTURITUALS, 2013 © Radha Mistry

    Project by: Radha Mistry (US), Chloe Morris (FR/ZA)

    Date: 13.09.2013 | Opening hour: 10h (open all day)

    Category: Instalation / Performance / Workshop

    Address: Intersection of R. Padre Manuel Bernardes + R, Mestre Manuel Vicente, 2825 Costa da Caparica

    Booking Info: radha@radhamistry.com


    Diverse global scenarios from the problems of an ageing population, collaborative consumption to food sustainability, drive this day-long performative workshop, Bom Proveito:Recontextualizing the Ritual. Framed through a reenactment of the folktale of the "stone soup" and using the collabo-rative cooking ritual to bring people together, guests will part with their personal narratives, to be collected, shared and archived.


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  • Borrowed City _ Private Use of Pu...Borrowed City _ Private Use of Public Space in Seoul (IT/KR)


    Project by: Marco Bruno (IT), Simone Carena (IT), Minji Kim (Kr)
    Category: Lecture / Symposium
    Date: 13.09.2013 | 15h.
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Booking info: motoelastico@gmail.com


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  • Breathe: the air we share (CH/AU)
    Breathe the air we share 2013 © NancyDiniz


    Project by: Nancy Diniz (CH), Bennedict Anderson (AU)

    Date: 30.09 – 04.10.2013 | Everyday: 10h - 17h

Category: Exhibition / Instalation / Lecture
    Address: ISCTE/IUL Building II, 1st Floor, Av. Das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa

    Focusing on the urgent air pollution problem in China, Breathe: the air we share proposes new and portable technologies for reading air quality levels, drawing attention to this urgent problem.

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  • Bridging fissures, building engageme...Bridging fissures, building engagement (PT)

    Project by: Miguel Tomé (PT)
    Date: 26.09 – 31.10 | Fri - Thu
    Category: Workshop / Exhibition / Lecture
    Address: FBAUP – Av. Rodrigues de Freitas 265, 4049-021 Porto

    Informed by an exhibition held in 1977 at the Escola de Belas Artes in Porto, this workshop aims to trigger a broad, multidisciplinary reflection on the transformation of the contemporary city while critically surveying SAAL, a 1970s watershed housing project in Portugal.


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  • Cadavre Exquis (PT)

    Project by: DezOnze Collective: Alexandre Loureiro (PT), Carlos Bessa (PT), Luís Portas (PT), Gabriela Pinto (PT), José Soares (PT), Ricardo Porto Ferreira (PT)
    Date: 12.09 – 19.12.2013, Thurdays
    Category: Film / Video / Cinema / Documentary / Publication

    Address: Fundação José Rodrigues, R. da Fábrica Social, 4000-201 Porto

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    Edifício Parnaso – R. de Nossa Senhora de Fátima, 4440-452 Porto

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    CAPC – Parque de Santa Cruz, 3001-401 Coimbra 

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    CAAA – R. Padre Augusto Borges de Sá, 4810-523 Guimarães 

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    Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara,142–145, 1100-474 Lisboa

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    Cadavre Exquis brings the 1930s Surrealists game up to date in the form of a video-documentary around architecture and its relations with the social and cultural context of our time. Each guest has the opportunity to contribute critically to the discussion, interact with others and confront their individual doubts and dilemmas. The ensuing Q&A game unfolds according to its own logic and can go on ad eternum.



  • Casa do Vapor (DE/PT/BR)
    © Casa do Vapor


    Project by: EXYZT Collectif, Alex Römer (DE), Amália Buisson (PT), Diana Pereira (PT), Sofia Costa Pinto (BR), Associação de Moradores da Cova do Vapor, convidados.

    Date: 15.4 - 30.10.2013. As an installation and also as a house we are always open but it can be without activities.
    Category: Installation / Workshop
    Address: Av. Martins Correia, 225, Cova do Vapor, 2825-897 Trafaria

    Booking info: casa@casadovapor.org

    Casa do Vapor is a temporary community space in Cova do Vapor, a fishing village on the Tejo river just outside Lisbon, partly funded by a Close, Closer Crisis Buster grant. Cova do Vapor is a place known for its strong sense of community and unique architectural tradition of self-building. A temporary structure, Casa do Vapor provides a meeting point for local inhabitants, architects, artists, surfers and others, offering projects and workshops throughout the summer months.


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  • Caveiras, casas, pedras e uma figu...Caveiras, casas, pedras e uma figueira (Skulls, houses, stones and a fig-tree) (PT)
    Houses and Skulls. Stones and Fig-trees, Luísa Ferreira 2013 © AMJP
    Project by: Atelier-Museu Júlio Pomar (PT)
    Date: 1.11 – 16.02.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
Category: Exposição
    Address: Atelier – Museu Júlio Pomar – R. do Vale n7, 1200- 472 Lisboa

    Curated by Delfim Sardo, this exhibition will explore the thematic of architecture, showing drawings of architects – namely projects for houses – and of artists – imaginary architectures.

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  • Cidade da Roupa Branca (AU/PT)
    Cidade Da Roupa Branca, Cole, Hyde, Jacka, Telleria- Teixeira and Goulart, 2013 © Olivia Hyde, Jon Jacka


    Project by: Thomas Cole (AU), Olivia Hyde (AU) Jon Jacka (AU), Pedro Telleria-Texera (PT/AU)
    Category: Installation

    The communal washing of clothes was celebrated in the Portuguese film “Aldeia da Roupa Branca” in 1938. As a response to the transitional conditions between the public and private territory, a public wash-in will take place on a day during Close, Closer. The participants just need to bring their laundry to the event and join others in washing it by hand. By being hung on the line network to dry, the laundry gradually creates a series of smaller semi-private places within the larger public space. The day concludes with the screening of the film.


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  • close, closer, closest! (PL)
    Architecture Snob, Architecture Snob, 2013 © Architecture Snob

    Project by: Architecture Snob – Marcin Szczelina (PL), Tomasz Malkowski (PL)
    Date: 11.09 – 15.12.2013
    Category: Film Publication / Video / Cinema / Documentary / Audio Guide / Guided Tour / Expedition

    Online project

    Booking info: hello@architecturesnob.pl

Intended as an open and accessible alternative report for people to use, close, closer, closest! is an independent blog, guide and record of the hundreds of different projects, exhibitions and events taking place as part of the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale.


  • CLOSE to Cities, CLOSER to People (PT)
    CLOSE to cities and CLOSER to People, Maria Rosália Guerreiro, Miguel Sales Dias, Pedro Faria Lopes, Sara Eloy, 2013

    Project by: Sara Eloy (PT), Maria Rosália Guerreiro (PT), Pedro Faria Lopes (PT), Miguel Sales Dias (PT)
    Date: 30.09 – 4.10.2013 | Everyday: 10h - 18h
    Category: Exhibition / Installation / Lecture
    Address: ISCTE-IUL Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa

    Using Lisbon as a case study, the exhibition discusses cities as selforganised networks and explores the concept of space affordance. The project proposes to map the web of space structure connections and use that knowledge to inform design with the existing patterns of behavior and citizens’ needs.


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  • Closer, Louder (PL)
    Metaphones, Katarzyna Krakowiak, 2008 © Katarzyna Krakowiak

    Project by: Katarzyna Krakowiak (PL), Architecture Snob – Marcin Szczelina (PL), Tomasz Malkowski (PL)

    Date: 4.09 – 7.11.2013
    Address: Banco de Portugal, R. do Comércio, 148, 1100-150 Lisboa

    Category: Installation / Performance / Publication


    Even a lively city such as Lisbon can, at times, be deadly silent. The streets of the city centre are sometimes empty and vacant office buildings fall into quiet lethargy.
    Working with the issue of sound within the city, Polish artist Katarzyna Krakowiak tries to revive these phantom spaces with the use of sound. Noises of real life, collected from all over Lisbon, will become part of an installation – with a set of headphones – to revive a single house.


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  • Curating The Domestic - Images at H...Curating The Domestic - Images at Home (PT)
    Curating the Domestic - images at home 2013 © David Luciano


    Project by: Hugo Barata (PT), Ana Rito (PT)
    Date: 13.09, 18.10, 15.11 and 13.12.2013 | 22h - 24h

    Category: Exhibition / Performance / Film / Video / Cinema / Documentary
    Address: R. João Chagas, 28, 2odt, 1495-069 Algés

    Booking info: hbarata.rito@gmail.com (Hugo Barata)


    Rethinking the traditional concept of an exhibition space, a private home will be opened up to proposals from contemporary visual artists from all media, including video-art, painting, drawing, sculpture and performance. In a time where support for artistic production is scarce, Curating the Domestic – Images at Home is a project that evokes the primordiality of space – the house – a stronghold of protection and sharing of dreams, restlessness, knowledge and creativity.



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  • Dear Future (PT)
    View of Estádio da Luz – 2113, E Duarte Lobo Antunes, 2013 © Duarte Lobo Antunes


    Project by: Duarte Lobo Antunes (PT), Caetano de Bragança (PT), Pedro Clarke (PT), Bárbara Maçães (PT), Ana Aragão (PT), Paulo Moreira + Prompt (PT), Dulcineia Santos e Pedro Bandeira (PT), Marta Brandão e Mario Sousa (PT), Benedita Feijó Andersen (PT), Subvert - Diogo Ramalho, Manuel Tojal e Tiago Rebelo de Andrade (PT)

    Date: 12.09–15.12.2013

    Category: Exposição / Publicação / Palestra / Simpósio

    Address: Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva, Praça das Amoreiras, 56, 1250-020 Lisboa


    Set in the year 2113, Dear Future is an exhibition of ten individually-commissioned postcards presenting visions of Lisbon, 100 years from now. Inspired by the images used to commemorate the 1900 Paris Universal Exhibition, the format of the postcard lies somewhere between an icon and spam, an exhibition and merchandising. Available for purchase and sending, the postcards contribute to a wider, more dispersed exhibition “par avion” that is impossible to guess where and when it’s going to end.


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  • Deutscher Werkbund | 100 Ano...Deutscher Werkbund | 100 Anos de Arquitetura e Design (DE/ES/PT)
    Deutscher Werkbund. Peter Behrens, Chaleiras Eléctricas, 1909 © A.Laurenzo


    Project by: Winfried Nerdinger (DE), Mirjana Grdanjski (DE), Irene Meissner (DE), Elke aus dem Moore (DE), Inka Gressel (DE), Beata Rosalia Schmidt (DE), Christoph Strieder (ES), Joachim Bernauer (DE), Adriana Delgado Martins (DE), João Mourão (PT)
    Date: 10.09 – 09.11.2013 | Tue - Fri: 10h - 18h | Sat - Sun: 14h - 19h
    Category: Exhibition
    Address: Galeria Torreão Nascente da Cordoaria Nacional, Avenida da Índia, 1300-300 Lisboa, Portugal

    Lecture and guided tour to the exhibition by Prof. Winfried Nerdinger on the 02.10 at the Goethe-Institut Lisbon (19:00h) and Galeria Torreão Nascente da Cordoaria Nacional (16:00h)


    In 1907, 12 artists and archi- tects along with 12 Munich firms formed the “Deutscher Werkbund”, which became known for pioneering projects such as the Weißenhof housing development in Stuttgart (1927). This exhibition presents around 500 exhibits and describes 100 years of efforts, successes and failures of one of the most influential institutions for architecture and design in the 20th century.

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  • Ecos: Experiências de Escuta e Lug...Ecos: Experiências de Escuta e Lugar (PT)
    © Ecos: Experiências de Escuta e Lugar


    Project by: OSSO Associação Cultural (PT), Nuno Torres (PT), Ricardo Jacinto (PT), Sara Morais (PT)

    Date: 19 – 22.09.2013, 28.11 – 01.12.2013 | Tue - Sun, 10h - 18h
    Category: Performance
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142-145, 1100-474 Lisboa
    Booking info: ecos.reservas@osso.pt / (+351) 213 469 366

    The city is defined by its geographic and constructed morphology but also by the way it creates and establishes communities and by how these communities inhabit and recreate these spaces turning them into places. This ongoing project will focus on the city of Lisbon. It aims to identify, document and intervene on this cultural and geographic context with the purpose of strengthening the importance of Soundscape Studies as a conceptual instrument for architecture/urbanism, music/sound arts and social sciences.


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  • Edge City (US/IE)
    Edge City (Domingos Dias at Alcântara), Kreider, O'Leary, 2013 © Kreider, O'Leary


    Project by: Kreider + O’Leary (US, IE)

    Category: Expedition / Installation / Performance
    Date: Performance: 14.09.2013 (Departing - 19.00), Installation: 14.09 - 15.12.2013, Expedition / Self-Guided Tour: 14.09 - 15.12.2013 (check website prior to departure for maps and instructions.)

    Meeting Point: Fluvial Boat Terminal Cais do Sodré, 1249-249 Lisboa

    Address (Installation): Lx Factory, Rua Rodrigues Faria, 103, 1300-501 Lisboa


    Edge City will explore Lisbon through a guided tour of the maritime edges of the capital. Working on the promenade Kreider + O’Leary will explore specific details of the city fabric, using props, images, texts and architectural elements. Presenting spaces as interrelated systems with historical, social and politic contexts, they will transform a tour into an hybrid project that mixes performance, urban drawing and research excursion.


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  • Emospheric Landscapes (PT/DE)
    Emospheric Landscape 2, Inês Dantas, 2012 © Inês Dantas

    Project by: WUDA (PT/DE)

    Date: 28.11 – 31.12.2013 | Mon - Fri: 14h00 - 20h00
    Saturdays and Sundays with booking.

    Category: Exhibition

    Address: EDGE ARTS | Arte Contemporânea Espaço Amoreiras – Centro Empresarial R. D. João V no24, 1.06 Lisboa


    The exhibition displays an ongoing research on landscape as a methodology for design. Emospheric landscapes works as a generator of topographies understanding that individual actions can generate unpredictable processes and that this relates directly to the constantly landscape transformations.



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  • Estratégia Urbana (PT/CZ)

    Project by: Universidade Lusófona do Porto – Faculdade de Arquitectura (PT), Faculty of Architecture of Liberec – República Checa (CZ), Galeria Jaroslava Frangnera – Praga (CZ)
    Category: Workshop
    Address: Estratégia Urbana – R. Conselheiro Costa Braga – 318, 4450-102 Matosinhos, Portugal

    Held in a factory on the outskirts of Porto, the Estratégia Urbana team will be hosting workshops with students from Czech Republic and students of Lisbon Architecture School over a one week period.


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  • Expeditions (AU)
    Expeditions, Ben Landau, 2013 © Ben Landau, Lucile Sciallano


    Project by: Ben Landau (AU)
    Date: 5.11 – 11.11.2013 | Everyday | Meetinh: 7.30h

    Category: Guided Tour / Expedition

    Address: Meeting point at Rossio at 7.30am, Praça de D. Pedro IV, 1100-200, Lisbon

    Provoking a sense of wonder and play, Expeditions is a series of early morning runs through Lisbon. Each morning participants will explore, reclaim and recapture the streets, plazas and negative spaces of the city at the scale of the body, rediscovering the real value of owning the city.



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  • Expo 7×7 Iberian Architecture (ES/PT)

    Project by: Alejandro Trinchant (ES), Sofia Machado Santos (PT), Francisco Serras (PT)
    Date: 06 – 12.10.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 20h
    Category: Exhibition / Documentary / Lecture
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara, 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Booking info: smachado@lamipa.com | tel: + 351 919172458

    An audiovisual exhibition of 49 Iberian studios complemented with live presentations and other graphic supports that will give the public a better understanding of contemporary Iberian architecture. At the end of the exhibition there will be a gathering between all Portuguese studios present in this exhibition and other invited architects to discuss ideas and architectural solutions for today’s reality. The launch of an architectural platform online will precede this exhibition.



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  • Fab Movil 00 (ES)
    Fab Móvil 00, Ehcofab, 2013 © Ehcofab


    Project by: José Laulhé (ES), Belén Barrigón (ES), Juanjo Olmo (ES), David Moreno (ES), David Lugo (ES), Manuel Fernández (ES)

    Category: Performance / Exhibition / Installation.

    FabMovil is the transformation of a bicycle into a mobile 3D printer. The project proposes the design of a device capable of activating other ways of thinking about the means of production and imagining more effective and sustainable models on both the economic, social and environmental levels.

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  • Flow Fields (AU/CN/DE/MW/KR/NL/UK/CR)
    Helen Fitzgerald © Hear The Light!


    Project by: AAIS: Elyse Wong (TW), Helen Fitzgerald (AU), Lynette Liang Hai (CN), Mauricio Virgens (DE), Yeong Sue Jan (MW), Young Eun Kim (KR). Tutores: Allard von Hoorn (NL), Tanja Siems (DE), Theo Lorenz (DE), Andy Dean (UK), Jonathan Goddard (UK) Mauricio Pauly (CR) Partners: New Movement Collective, Distractfold Ensemble
    Date: 12 – 15.09.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h 18h
    Category: Installation / Pedagogy
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142-145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Through the AAIS Flow Fields programme, interactive installations, music and dance combine to address atmosphere changes within the Sinel de Cordes Palace by inciting the senses. Through manipulations of water and light, forms in flux, live soundscape compositions and interactive navigation, visitors will experience heightened atmospheric awareness as they explore throughout the palace courtyard. As a continuous flow of events running from the 12th - 15th of September, the visitors become an integral part of the activities.


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  • Getting Through (PT)
    © sousasantos arquitectos

    Project by: Sousa Santos Arquitectos (PT), Joana Cotter Salvado (PT), Hilária Neto (PT/IT), Joana Matos (PT), Joana Batista (PT), Rio do Prado Design (PT)
    Date: 21.11.2013 – 15.12.2013
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture
    Address: R. das Fontainhas, 76, Alcântara, 1100-341 Lisboa, Portugal


    The object is the interaction point between the space and the individual and how it is considered something that limits our social behaviour. This event questions the relation between the individual and the body by the use of a particular object, and the subsequent connection with architecture. This is a tripartite exhibition with parallel conferences on Analysis, Context and Transformation.


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  • Ghost Cities (AU)

    Project by: Sean Pickersgill (AU)

    Date: 30.09 - 07.11.2013

    Category: Lecture / Exhibition

    Address: ISCTE-IUL ­Edficio II­ Piso 0­ Sala ­D0.10 ­–­ Av. das Forças Armadas, 1600-121 Lisboa


    The urban experience of contemporary Australian cities, while consistent with many modern metropolises, is uniquely different in terms of their relationship to the scale and breadth of the continental mass of Australia. These cities are ghosted by an interior, both real and imagined, that is only occasionally occupied, forming a relationship that is simultaneously spatial and philosophical. Ghost Cities will reimagine an urban condition for the interior that speculates on the vast material wealth contained within the Australian continent.


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  • Heteropolis (CA)
    Heteropolis, Adaptive Actions, 2013 © Adaptive Actions


    Project by: Adaptive Actions (CA)
    Workshop: 24.11.2013 from 14:00 to 17:00
    Book launch: 26.11.2013 from 18:00 to 21:00
    Category: Workshop
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa
    Booking info: aaheteropolis@gmail.com


    Even if cities are becoming heterogeneous, homogeneous sectors persist, multiply and last. In this context, is Heteropolis something that exists or is it a project to carry out, a city to make? In conjunction with a book launch and discussion, Heteropolis will organise an actionbased workshop.



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  • Horror Vacui (SW/US)
    Horror Vacui, Close, Closer, Jaffer Kolb, Ang Li, Phoebe springstubb, 2013 © The space Trust


    Project by: Ang Li (SW), Phoebe Springstubb (US), Jaffer Kolb (US)
    Date: 09.09 – 31.12.2013
    Category: Installation
    Address: R. do Crucifixo 77, 1100 Lisboa

    Based on the traditional narrative of azulejos (tiles) and partfunded by crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, this project proposes a method of collective storytelling through the temporary recladding of a building’s facade. The process begins with the collection of photographs from the public, which are printed onto 150×150mm ceramic tiles. Collectively, the images construct a replica of the building that they envelop, inviting the public to take a closer look.


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  • "IN MEDIAS RES - no meio das cois... "IN MEDIAS RES - no meio das coisas" (PT)

    World première: 31 Oct | 19h30 | Culturgest - Grande Auditório
    Second session: 3 Nov | 16h30 | City Alvalade - Sala 1
    Documentary about the work and thought of portuguese architect Manuel Tainha (1922-2012). Special Programmes Doclisboa'13.

  • In Situ (PT)
    INSITU - Laboratório de Intervenção em Arquitectura

    Project by: CEACT/UAL – Centro de Estudos de Arquitectura Cidade e Território da Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa Vitruvius Fablab (ISCTE) (PT)
    Date: 09 – 13.09.2013, 07 – 12.10.2013
    Category: Workshop
    Address: Boqueirão dos Ferreiros, 11, 1200 Lisboa, Bairro do 2º Torrão, Trafaria

    The project is an architecture and construction laboratory that aims to combine research and intervention creating a direct relationship between the constructed reality and academic study. The workshop explores, in its methodology, the potentiality of several digital tools for design and construction, such as CAD/CAM and CNC machines.


    For mor information/contacts:

    Email: insitutorrao@gmail.com

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/In-Situ-Laboratório-de-Intervenção-em-Arquitetura-2013/564033943648113

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  • Instruction Manual for the 5th Emp...Instruction Manual for the 5th Empire (UK/PT)

    Project by: Andrew Friend (UK), Claudia Palma Romão (PT)

    Date: 13.11.2013 – 30.11.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
    Category: Exhibition / Installation

    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145,
    1100-474 Lisboa


    A wave of sadness washes over Portugal. There are no hopes, dreams or visions of a better future. Young people leave the country and shadows fall over the cities. Time to launch, once again, the caravels onto the sea! We shall rise again! Artists Andrew Friend and architect Claudia Palma Romão present an instruction manual for the Fifth Empire.


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  • Interlude (NO/SE)
    Untitled, 2011 © studio nāv


    Project by: studio nãv, Thomas Paltiel (NO), Carl Fransson (SE)
    Date: 14.09 – 14.10.2013
    Category: Installation / Performance

    Acknowledging the lack of purpose of the physical structure, the performative element of the project will be directed towards the visitors, in an attempt to engage disciplinary debate and thus generate a sense of value and function for the space.


  • Lens get closer (PT)
    LENS GET CLOSER, NAUL, 2013 © Photographic Credits / layout: Nuno MAC


    Project by: Núcleo de Arquitectura da Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa (PT)

    Date: 20.09 – 14.12.2013 | Mon - Satu: 16.30h
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture

    Address: R. da Junqueira, 188 – 198 1349-001 Lisboa

    Booking info: (+351) 918 414 750 (PT)


    Photography has been the main intermediation between architecture and a vast audience without access to the buildings, providing a visual experience influenced by the photographer. Based on this, the project activates a photography competition, open to students and architects, from which the results will be exhibited in this exhibition.



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  • Lewis Mumford on the City (PT)
    Lewis Mumford on the City, olívia guerra (soleira), 2013 © Ian MacNeill / NFBC


    Project by: Olívia Guerra (PT)
    Date: 18.10, 15.11, 13.12.2013
 | Screening: 22h
    Category: Film / Video / Cinema / Documentary
    Address: R. de Cedofeita, 112, 4050-173 Porto

    An opportunity to get to know the films of American urban planner and critic Lewis Mumford. Six public gatherings will be held around the six films from 1963, where Mumford approaches the diverse problematics of the modern city and society. It is hoped that the screening of the films – rare and fairly unknown to the Portuguese public – will aid in a better understanding of the contemporary city.


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  • Looking in the Mirror (MK)
    Looking in the Mirror, METAMAK Architectural Collective, 2012 © Bekir Ademi

    Project by: METAMAK Architectural Collective (MK): Minas Bakalcev; Mitko Hadži Pulja; Violeta Bakalcev; Betim Zeqiri; Nikola Strezovski; Kristina Todic; Jana Vitanova; Jana Konstantinova; Stefanija Todorovska; Slavko Josifoski; Besian Mehmeti; Bekir Ademi; Filip Godzirov; Mihajlo Zinoski; Saša Tasic
    Date: 6.12 – 15.12.2013 | Opening: 6.12 - 19:00h

    Venue: Museu da Fundação Portuguesa das Comunicações, Rua do Instituto Industrial, nº16, Lisbon
    Category: Exhibition

    In an attempt to explore the world of mirrors and reflections, Looking in the Mirror asks, how close can we really ever get to our own image?


    KAIROS Pavilion, João Quintela and Tim Simon, 2012 © Diana Quintela


    Project by: João Quintela (PT), Tim Simon (DE). Curated by: Fabrícia Valente (PT)
    Dates: 09.09.13: Montaje | 26.10.13: Janela Temporal
 | 07.12.13: Philtru
 | 05.10.13; 26.10.13, 07.12.13: Tostada Es Pan
    Category: Instalation / Exhibition
    Address: R. Rodrigues Faria, 1300-501 Lisboa

    Booking Info:  kairospavilion@gmail.com


    KAIROS is a non-profit project created by the architects João Quintela and Tim Simon with the aim of encouraging, generating and presenting exhibitions and installations in which space is the central theme. The invitation to submit site-specific proposals for this small concrete pavilion is open to practitioners in architecture, fine arts, performance, theatre, music and other artistic languages. New works will presented throughout Close, Closer.



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  • Manifesto! (PL)
    Architecture Snob, Architecture Snob, 2013 © Architecture Snob


    Project by: Curators Architecture Snob: Marcin Szczelina (PL), Tomasz Malkowski (PL)
    Date: 15.09 – 15.12.2013
    Category: Performance / Publication

    Booking info: hello@architecturesnob.pl

    In the spirit of Close, Closer, Manifesto! aims to underline a disbelief in ready-made formulas. In the format of a performative publication, the project will appear in various public spaces across Lisbon, from being printed on posters and handed out in supermarkets on shopping bags, to performed live by street musicians, singers, and actors.


  • Memory-In-Process (TW/CA)
    Memory-In-Process, Yu-Hang Huang, 2012 © Yu-Hang Huang


    Project by: Yu-Hang Huang (TW/CA)

    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h

    Category: Exhibition / Installation

    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara, 142-145, 1100-474 Lisboa


    In this age of electronic memory, it could be argued that we use computer memories more than our brains. For many immigrants, the place “home” has been transferred to massive broken electric images and mingle with new cultures and old memories due to time and distance. These ideas are explored in this experiential instalation.
    Memories-in-process is designed to represent a brain cell where moments are organised.


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  • Mere Pis (MX/US)
    Mere Pis, Abinadi Meza, 2013 © Abinadi Meza


    Project by: Abinadi Meza (MX/US)
    Date: 19.09.2013
 | Performance: 15h
    Category: Performance / Radio / Expedition
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Mere Pis is a sound art performance and radio broadcast that reveals invisible zones or residues present in the expanded space of a city. Material, social and organic sounds of Lisbon will be exposed in this project.


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  • Miso Music – Close, Closer Sound ...Miso Music – Close, Closer Sound Installation Festival Música Viva 2013, Dare to Listen New! ()
    Close, Closer Sound Installation, Música Viva Festival 2013 © Perseu Mandillo


    Date: 6.12 – 15.12.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h

Category: Sound Installation
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara, 142-145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Booking info: www.misomusic.com


    The Portuguese music festival Miso Music has invited composers of all ages and nationalities to propose a sound installation to take place during the third edition of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale. The aim is to create various electro-acoustic sound miniatures in stereo, all under the theme Close, Closer, composing a­diverse­installation­that­reflects­the­ theme of this year's Triennale.

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  • Museu da Crise (PT/NL)
    Museu da Crise, Daniela Paes Leão & Merel Willemsen © Creative Commons


    Project by: Daniela Paes Leão (PT), Merel Willemsen (NL)
    Date: 14.09 – 14.12.2013
 | Thu - Sat: 14h - 21h

    Category: Exhibition / Workshop / Lecture / Symposium

    Address: LX Factory, Rua Rodrigues Faria, 103, 1300 - 501 Lisboa


    Museu da Crise is an interna- tional, social art project initiated in 2011, inspired by the parallel between the abandoned Portuguese Pavilion designed by Alvaro Siza Vieira and Portugal’s now precarious state. The main objective is to “museumify” the crisis and to turn it into a concept of the past. Museu da Crise intends to implement domestic strategies within parallel economies, embedding them into the existing infrastructures in Lisbon, from the private to the community sphere.


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  • Oneiric Hotel (LT)
    Oneiric Hotel, Julijonas Urbonas, 2012 © Aistė Valiūtė and Daumantas Plechavičius

    Project by: Julijonas Urbonas (LT)

    Date: 15.09 - 3.10.2013 | Tue-Sat: 11h-18h | Opening: 20.09 - 18h
    Category: Installation / Exhibition / Performance
    Address: Watertank space at the Lx Factory, Rua Rodrigues Faria, nº 103, Edificio I, Espaço 5.0, 1300-501 Lisboa

    Everyday (by appointment), from 11h - 18h

    Booking Info: info@julijonasurbonas.it


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  • Open Cinema (UK)
    Open Cinema, Colin Fournier and Marysia Lewandowska 2012 © Pedro Silva
    Project by: Colin Fournier, (UK), Marysia Lewandowska (UK)
    Date: 12.09 – 20.10.2013
 | Everyday | 10h - 22h
    Category: Installation / Film / Video / Documentary
    Address: Praça Europa, Cais do Sodré, 1249 Lisboa
    Booking info: joanadilao@gmail.com | (+351) 21 887 51 43
    In this collaboration between architect Colin Fournier and artist Marysia Lewandowska, an intensive short-film programme will be shown in a small, prefabricated cinema in Praca Europa by Cais Do Sodré. The films function as a starting point for thinking about the relationship between architecture and cinema, and between the social, economic and political. The project team wishes to offer a cultural event that is politically radical and emotionally powerful as a aesthetic experience, both in terms of content and architectural form.

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  • Over Placed (PT)
    Over Placed, Catarina Dantas Correia, 2013 © Catarina Dantas Correia

    Project by: Catarina Dantas Correia (PT)
    Date: 30.09 – 30.10.2013 | Mon - Fri
    Category: Publication / Instalation
    Address: Gobernador Protasio Tagle 66-A Esq. General Léon, San Miguel Chapultepec, Mexico DF
    Taking the format of an independent publication, Over Placed is a collection of essays and project descriptions by contemporary architects, designers and artists. Pursuing new cross-overs between architecture and visual communication, the magazine looks at appropriation, integration and contamination.


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  • Performing Architecture (PT/ES)
    performingarchitecture, Ariadna Cantis , 2013 © Ariadna Cantis


    Project by: Ariadna Cantis (ES), Luis Úrculo (ES), PKMN collective (ES), Pedro Bandeira (PT)

    Category: Performance / Installation
    Date: 7.12.13 - Event in Public Space, 15.12.13 - Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa | 10h - 18h
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Inspired by the demonstrations of public protest around the world, Performing Architecture demands architects go back into the streets. Three artists, Luis Úrculo, Pedro Bandeira and PKMN propose to work with the fabric of the city of Lisbon in performative, political, investigative and dynamic ways.


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  • Phaidon Atlas Talks (CA)

    Project by: Jean-Francois Goyette (CA)

    Date: 13.09.2013
    Category: Lectures
    Address: MUDE – Museu do Design e da Moda, R. Augusta 24, 1100-053 Lisboa

    Marking the launch of Phaidon's digital project for leading contemporary architecture, this is the first event of a worldwide series that discusses current global issues related to the built environment. Join Jan De Vylder (Architecten DVVT), Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation, Liza Fior (MUF), Carla Carvalho (TYIN), and others as they discuss the themes of “architecture and end users” and “narratives of spatial practice”.


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  • Planning for Protest (US/PT/CA)
    Planning for Protest © ProjectProjects


    Project by: James Bae (US), Ricardo Gomes (PT), Shannon Harvey (CA), Adam Michaels (US)
    Date: 12.09 – 14.12.2013 | Mon - Fri: 11h - 20h
    Category: Publication / Exhibition / Lecture
    Address: R. dos Douradores 220, 1100 Lisboa

    Booking info: info@planningforprotest.org

    The project explores both the social and architectural dimensions of protest in light of the current global financial crisis. Architectural offices witnessing these events first-hand will provide case studies and project proposals for contested spaces within their own cities. Participants include: Aristide Antonas (Athens), Markus Miessen (Berlin), Studio Basar (Bucharest), Cluster (Cairo), Culturstruction (Dublin), Superpool (Istanbul), Ateliermob (Lisbon), public works with Isaac Marrero-Guillamón (London), Ecosistema Urbano (Madrid), Normal Architecture Office (New York), PioveneFabi com 2A+P/A (Rome) and Vapor 324 (São Paulo).


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  • Prémio Secil 20 Anos: Arquitectura:...Prémio Secil 20 Anos: Arquitectura: Engenharia Civil (1992–2012) (PT)
    Prémio Secil 2010. Casa das Histórias Paula Rego, arq. Eduardo Souto de Moura.


    Project by: SECIL (PT)
    Date: 12.09 – 18.09.2013 | Tue - Sun, 10h - 18h
    Category: Exhibition
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    The Secil Architecture Award was established in 1992, followed, in 1995, by the Secil Civil Engineering Award. Secil Award 20 Years: Architecture: Civil Engineering (1992–2012), is a nation-wide exhibition featuring a selection of distinguished works by a range of architects and civil engineers.



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  • Publi Cittá (PT)
    Publi Cittá, Nuno Coelho Miguel Tomé, 2013 © Manuel Graça Dias, Egas José Vieira


    Projetct by: Nuno Coelho (PT), Miguel Tomé (PT)
    Date: 30.09.2013 | 8:00pm - 11:00pm

    Category: Symposium

    Price: 20€ per person (dinner included)

    LIMITED SEATS / Reservation only: +351 213 425 931 (Lisboa) or +351 226 106 012 (Porto)


    Address in Lisbon:

    Restaurant Casanostra – Travessa do Poço da Cidade 60, Bairro Alto 1200 Lisboa

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    Address in Porto:

    Restaurant Casad’oro – Rua do Ouro 797, 4150 Porto

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    The project proposes simultaneous talks in Casanostra and Casad’oro, two restaurants located in Lisbon and Porto. This series of informal conversations aims to challenge and promote the dialogue between different agents involved in spatial design practice. A group of ten experts from diverse disciplines will debate on a pre-defined topic.


    More detailed info on the project facebook event pages:

    Lisboa: https://www.facebook.com/events/375887892542213/

    Porto: https://www.facebook.com/events/295846153889697/



  • Radical Pedagogies (ES/GR/DE/US)
    Tournaments in the Course “Culture of the Body”, Manuel Casanueva and the Valparaiso School, 1975. © Courtesy of Archivo Histórico Jose Vial, Escuela Arquitectura y Diseño, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso


    Project by: Prof. Beatriz Colomina (ES), Ignacio Gonzalez Galan (ES), Evangelos Kotsioris (GR), Anna-Maria Meister (DE), School of Architecture at Princeton University (US)
    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture / Symposium
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142-145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Believing that some forms of education can disrupt rather than reinforce our understanding of the world, Radical Pedagogies explores a series of educational experiments that played a crucial role in shaping architectural discourse and practice in the second half of the 20th century. Part of an ongoing collaborative research project by a team of PhD candidates in the School of Architecture at Princeton University led by Professor Beatriz Colomina.


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  • Radio Civic Space (IE/UK)
    Radio Civic Space, Folkestone Fringe & Associated Artists, 2013 © Folkestone Fringe


    Project by: Diane Dever (IE), Gerry Kelly (UK), Jonathan Wright (UK) with contributions from Toby Oakes (UK), Lisa Hall (UK), Jez riley French (UK) and more
    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013
 | Online everyday, 24h
    Category: Radio / Installation
    Adress: Praça da Figueira 1100-241, Lisboa
    Listen in to Radio Civic Space at close-closer.com/en and/or folkestonefringe.com

    Seeking to capture the atmosphere of the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale and giving voice to the interventions realised across the city, Radio Civic Space will transmit, in public spaces, exhibitions and online, all the events happening during Close, Closer, working as a public service and constituting a new form of dialogue with the visitor.

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    Project by: Cláudio Gonçalves (PT), André Março (PT), Marta Afonso (PT)
    Category: Workshop
    Address: Convento das Mónicas: Travessa das Mónicas 2-4, 1100-360 Lisboa

    Reaction is the MEDS International Workshop that involves hundreds of students in collaboration with the community for two weeks. The project consists in finding, in the Graça region of Lisbon, areas which the community would like to see improved and propose solutions that can be realized during the event, activating and stimulating not only the students but also the community.


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  • Revolution is a Spinning Forc...Revolution is a Spinning Force (UK/IT/PT)
    Language, Jacopo Miliani, 2013 © Courtesy Studio Dabbeni, Lugano and Frutta, Rome


    Project by: Céline Condorelli (UK), Jacopo Miliani (IT), Mariana Silva (PT), Filipa Ramos (PT)

    Date: 20.09 – 19.10.2013 | Tue - Sat: 15h - 20h
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture

    Address: R. Acácio Paiva 27 r/c 1700-004 Lisboa

    Booking info: +351 210 993 660 | geral@appletonsquare.pt


    This exhibition results from the exchange of ideas, materials and impressions between the participants, who produced their works amidst dialogue and exchange.
    The result is presented at Appleton Square gallery, where the pieces relate directly to the forms in which space is traversed, used, lived and perceived, and are in constant dependence to the physical and cultural structures that constitute the exhibition space.


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  • Rua Madalena Project: Physica...Rua Madalena Project: Physical City – Sensing Place (PL/PT/CH)
    Rua Madalena Project, Rua Madalena Project, 2013 © Magdalena Falska


    Project by: Magdalena Falska (PL), Andreas Blättler (PT/CH)

    Date: 05 .10 – 20.10.2013 | Fri - Sun: 15h - 19h

    Category: Workshop / Lecture / Symposium

    Address: R. da Madalena 119–121, 1100-319 Lisboa

    Booking info: rmp.lisbon@gmail.com / 0041 79 255 52 13


    Set in Lisbon's Rua da Madalena, the Rua Madalena Project: Physical City – Sensing Place, is a series of workshops looking at how the materiality of the city impacts on our perceptions of architecture. Artists Heath Bunting, Pedro Barateiro and Mediengruppe Bitnik will each lead a session on either, the physical, the sensual and the political.



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  • Rules For A Subjective Sundial (PT/FR)
    Rules for a subjective sundial, Isabel Simões, 2013 © Isabel Simões


    Project by: Caroline Pagès (FR), Isabel Simões (PT)

    Date: 28.09 – 09.11.2013,
    Category: Exhibition

    Address: Caroline Pagès Gallery, R. Tenente Ferreira Durão, 12 – 1° dto., 1350-315 Lisboa

    Provoked volumes are presented as bright layers in this work by Portuguese artist Isabel Simões. Enthused shadows, dependent on the surfaces' materiality, investigate the boundaries of perception as nameable projections.



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  • Saltcities: Drawing the city of unsur...Saltcities: Drawing the city of unsure ground (UK)
    Lisbon: city of unsure ground, ESALA Master of Architecture Saltcity studio, 2013 © ESALA Master of Architecture Saltcity Studio

    Project by: Suzanne Ewing (UK), M Francisca Lima (UK), Mark Eischeid (UK), Victoria Clare Bernie (UK)

    Date: 04.11 – 16.11.2013 | Everyday: 10h - 17h | Opening/Lecture: 14.11: 18h - 20h
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture / Publication

    Address: The Sculpture Court – Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


    The city is seen as a field of unsure ground between landform and land value, natural and cultural construction. Geomorphological fragilities interplay with temporal, material, environmental and spatial limits. Drawings of Saltcities [Cádiz, Marseille, Lisbon] draw from tactics such as military cartography, hydrography, geological and geographical codification, and make the exhibition a series of cities drawn (out) as critical fields of inquiry.



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  • Saltworks (UK)
    Don't Look Back, Katy and Rebecca Beinart, 2010 © Katy Beinart


    Project by: Katy Beinart (UK)

    Address: Fábrica Braço de Prata – R. Fábrica de Material de Guerra 1, 1950-128 Lisboa
    Date: 02.09 – 30.09.2013 | Wed - Sat: 20h - 22h
    Address: Plataforma Revolver - R. da Boavista 84, 1200-068 Lisboa
    Date: 26.09 - 26.10.2013 | Opening: 22h | Wed - Sat: 14h - 19h
    Category: Exhibition / Instalation

    From the research into diasporic links through salt, artist Katy Beinart discovered a series of individual life stories and salt products. For this exhibition the artist proposes a combination of the material and metaphorical qualities of salt, exploring how to translate these narratives into a series of temporary saltworks, which also connect to the history of salt in Portugal.



  • Solo Show by Leonor Antunes (PT)
    © Leonor Antunes, 2012


    Project by: Leonor Antunes (PT)

    Date: 05.09 – 07.11.2013 | Thu - Sat: 15h - 19h
    Category: Exhibition

    Address: Av. da Liberdade 211 – 1ºE 1250-146 Lisboa

    Kunsthalle Lissabon presents a solo exhibition of Berlin-based Portuguese artist Leonor Antunes. Working mostly within the framework of sculpture, the artist practice has been dealing, through a self-reflexive device, with the legacy of modernism and modern architecture. For this exhibition, the artist researched and developed a new project that engages with the exhibition site.


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  • Sou Fujimoto: Futurospective Arc...Sou Fujimoto: Futurospective Architecture (JP/DE)
    House N, sou Fujimoto, 2008 © Iwan Baan


    Project by: Sou Fujimoto (JP), Friedrich Meschede (DE), Julia Albani (DE)
    Date: 10.09.2013, 10.09 – 17.11.2013
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture
    Address: Centro Cultural de Belém Garagem Sul – Praça do Império 1449-003 Lisboa

    Garagem Sul of the CCB is presenting the first monographic exhibition in Europe of the leading Japanese architect. Known for both his remarkable projects and his theoretical writings (Primitive Future, 2008) he is known as the architect who redefined space as a place to linger and experience.


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  • Sound ...Sound Development City (CH/AT/US/XX/NL/CA/F/AR/DE/PT)
    Sound Development City © Lena Emery


    Project by: Wolfgang Dorninger (AT), Jane Garver (US), Malose Malahlela (ZA) , Maiden Monsters (DE), Lucas Norer (AT/NL), Jen Reimer (CA) & Max Stein (CA), François Sardi (FR), Valeria Schwarz (AR/DE), Ana Bigotte Vieira (PT) & Sandra Lang (CH)

    Dates: 23.09 – 28.09.2013 Lisboa, 04.10 – 09.10.2013 Marseille; Mon - Sat: 11h-18h at Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa

    Category: Workshop / Guided Tour / Audio Tour / Performance

    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142-145, 1100-474 Lisboa and various places


    Sound Development City aims to give artists working in-between or with different media the opportunity and space to develop their work. A trans-disciplinary experimental approach, the ability to think beyond rigid categories, openness and experimentation were all components of the ten artistic projects that have applied to be a part of this project that operates be-tween Lisbon and Marseille. Look out for the projects taking place across Lisbon from sound walks to installation pieces. A Sound Development project.


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  • Spaces of Action (PT)
    © Canoas, Tamar Guimarães, 2010


    Project by: Maria do Mar Fazenda (PT), Filipa Valladares (PT)
    Date: 01.11 – 15.12.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h | 23.11: Talk
    Category: Exhibition
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa


    Spaces of Action
    Four video installations and one wall piece by Tamar Guimarães, Runo Lagomarsino, Catherine Yass, Carla Zaccagnini and Lawrence Weiner

    Architecture being the main space of action, where planning, construction, appropriation and discourse take place, this art exhibition gathers four video installations and one wall piece, presenting different approaches to this space of action. Architecture is regarded as historical and sociological, as political setting, landscape and language.

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  • Stage 3 – The Retrieval of ...Stage 3 – The Retrieval of the Archive: Witnessing the Destruction of Seville (GR/PT/ES)
    Stage 3 - The Retrieval of the Archive: Witnessing the Destruction of Seville, Stamatis Zografos, 2013 © Stamatis Zografos


    Project by: Stamatis Zografos (GR), Carla Garcia (PT), Manuel Pinheiro (PT), Ana Garcia (PT), Jorge Rodríguez Martín (ES), Miguel Fonseca (PT)

    Date: 13.09 – 18.09.2013 | 13.09, 14.09 and 18.09: 20h-02h; 15.09 and 17.09: 15h-20h
    Category: Film / Installation

    Address: Fábrica Braço de Prata, R. da Fábrica de Material de Guerra, nº1, 1950-128 Lisboa


    This Super8 film installation by architecture students of Seville University investigates the contradictory destruction intrinsic to an archival process. It reflects their drive to “destroy” buildings of a historically significant part of their city, using a circle of images set in motion by a light-intensive projection apparatus that both brings them to life and accelerates their destruction.


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  • Sustainability in Architecture: A r...Sustainability in Architecture: A real case in India. Is it possible in Portugal? (IN/PT)
    Sustentabilidade na Arquitectura, Ana Antunes, 2013 © Ana Antunes
    Project by: Biome Environmental Solutions (IN), Ana Antunes (PT)
    Date: 2.11.2013
 | Lecture: 10h00 - 12h00; Lunch: 12h00 - 13h30; Workshop: 13h30 - 18h00
    Category: Lecture / Workshop
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, 
Campo de Santa Clara 142–145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Sustainability meets a set of interdependent variables, integrating social, energy, economic and environ- mental concerns. More than a concept, sustainability is a design philoso- phy. Biome Environmental Solutions, an Indian architecture and ecology firm based in Bangalore, will present and discuss the possibility of implementing and developing forms of sustainable interventions in Portugal.


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  • Symbiosis – closer space, closer...Symbiosis – closer space, closer community (PL)
    Architecture Snob, Architecture Snob, 2013 © Architecture Snob

    Project by: Architecture Snob – Marcin Szczelina (PL), Tomasz Malkowski (PL)
    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013
    Category: Installation / Audio Guide / Tour Guiade / Expedition / Publication

    In an effort to question the function and reuse of space in the city, Symbiosis – closer space, closer community – opens up a series of places across Lisbon, inviting a completely different group of users to interact and reevaluate them. A testing ground for urban symbiosis – embracing social, spatial, economic and mental strata – the notion of inaccessible buildings, immune to the problems and needs of others on a daily basis, is potentially transformed into more democratic, multi-use spaces.


  • Theater of Interruptions (PT)

    Rehearsal for an Unfinished History reenacts moments of disjunction & contradiction within Portuguese history. We aim to provoke, interrupt, & question the concept of the nation, & what remains of our democracy in the present context of austerity & the “counter-revolution.” We present a series of reenactments that form the basis of a film within a film, about Portugal as the protagonist of a tale of globalization.



    Project by: Megan Michalak em colaboração com Miguel Castro Caldas, Ligia Soares, João Ruivo
    Date: 26.11.2013| 16h | 7.12.2013 | 20h
    Category: Video/ Performance/ Symposium/ Lecture
    Address: Sede da Trienal de Arquitecura (26 Nov) | Demimonde at Galeria da Boavista, Rua da Boavista 50, 1200-402 Lisboa, Portugal (7 Dec)

  • The (New) Book of Questions (MX)

    Project by: Evangelina Guerra Luján (MX)
    Category: Installation / Exhibition / Publication

    In 1974, Pablo Neruda published his best-seller The Book of Questions. Based on that, the project, The (New) Book of Questions is founded to observe and question the territories we live in. These questions will lead authors and readers into the realm of further observation and, if lucky, further questioning. The aim of this book is to become a device or tool to think, observe and question space, city, landscape and territories.



  • The City Inside Out (PT/BR)
    The City Inside Out, 2013 © Maria João Gomes


    Project by: Marianna Monte (BR), Maria João Gomes (PT), Madalena Corte-Real (PT)

    Date: 18.10 – 28.10.2013. Opening Hours: Tue - Thu - 12h00-24h00 | Fri - Sat - 12h00-02h00 | Sun 11h00-22h00

    Category: Exhibition
    Address: Galeria Ler Devagar, R. Rodrigues Faria, 1300-501 Lisboa

    Booking info: acidadedoavesso@gmail.com


    This exhibition examine a Lisbon unknown to the tourist’s eye.
    Courtyards, gardens or simply back courtyards, private or semi-public spaces, represented throughout the different phases of urban planning, are a fundamental part of residential architecture. Behind the facades, it is the city that hides itself from the outside world that is intended to be exposed and questioned in this poetic exhibition born of a collaboration between an architect, landscape architect and a sociologist.



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  • The Constructed Environment Confere...The Constructed Environment Conference (US)
    Fourth International Conference on the Constructed Environment, 4-5 October 2013, Lisbon, Portugal

    Project by: The Constructed Environment Knowledge Community Common Ground Publishing (US)
    Date: 04.10, 05.10.2013 | 8.30h - 17h
    Category: Conference
    Address: Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Av. de Berna n26, 1069-061 Lisboa

    Booking Info: emily.kasak@commongroundpublishing.com

    The conference aims to open broad-ranging and interdisciplinary conversations on human configurations of the environment and the interactions among the constructed, social and natural atmospheres. It brings together researchers, teachers and practitioners, resulting in conversations about design and planning processes, environmental and social impacts and building procedures.
    Plenary speakers include Beatrice Galilee and Mark Harris.


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  • The Future Conditional: Lisbon ...The Future Conditional: Lisbon 2070 (UAE/US)
    Lisbon 2070: The Future Conditional, THE STATE in collaboration with Megan Eardley, 2011 © Nilo Pantig Jr.


    Project by: The State (UAE) & Megan Eardley (US)

    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
    Category: Publication / Installation / Lecture
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa
    Imagine Lisbon in 2070, with a mysterious and infectious bio matter on the loose. Some believe it is a pun- ishment for the century’s technology frenzy. The project, by experimental publishing platform THE STATE, includes a speculative newspaper from the future, panels and urban installations spread across Lisbon, as well as an online ongoing audio/ video documentation of answers to the question "What will Lisbon look like in 2070?"

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  • The Post World's End Architec...The Post World's End Architecture: Portugal & Spain (PT/ES/UK)

    Project by: Gonzalo Herrero Delicado (ES), Vera Sacchetti (PT), Shumi Bose (UK)
    Date: 14.09.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
    Category: Lecture / Symposium
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara, 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    The Post World’s End Architecture is an ongoing research seeking to take the current pulse of architecture practice today in Europe. It will formalise in Lisbon as a relaxed talk and debate with a board of emerging practices from Portugal and Spain.


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  • The Site of Discourse – is it arch...The Site of Discourse – is it architecture? (PT)
    Lugar do Discurso, FCSH/ISCTE, 2013 © Claudia Morgado


    Project by: Margarida Acciaiuoli (PT)
    Date: 13.12.2013 | 17.30h
    Category: Lecture / Symposium
    Address: Livraria Ler Devagar. Rua Rodrigues Faria, n. 103 – Ed. G – 0.3, 1300-501, Lisboa

    Taking the central challenge suggested by the 2013’s edition of the Lisbon

    Architecture Triennale — But is it architecture? —, we propose to organize a single event that would present and launch this project, promoting a discussion of the editorial culture of Portuguese periodical press on architecture. To what extent could the “site” of discourse be regarded as an architectural “site”? And, under a reversed perspective: are the architectural “site” limits redrawn, fixed or transgressed by the “site” of the discourse?


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  • The Space Between Words (CZ)
    The Space Between Words (sketch), Markéta Magidová, 2013 © Markéta Magidová
    Project by: Markéta Magidová (CZ)
    Date: 14.09.2013 | Everyday: 10h - 22h
    Category: Installation
    Address: Jardim Botto Machado, Campo de Santa Clara, Lisboa

    This site-specific installation explores the topography of written text , where the spatiality of the text and of the act of reading escapes from layouts of books. A sentence is placed in  a part of Lisbon to create a kind of a hybrid city-text structure. The gaps between words are not empty, but filled with blocks of houses, by people living in them. As you walk the streets and read the sentence, the gaps disturb the meaning of the words, subvert the sense of the text: a narrator describes an important point in a plot, the hero seems to be closer to understanding what has happened.



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Traço de Arquitecto | Manu...
Traço de Arquitecto | Manuel Aires Mateus | Márcio Kogan (BR/PT)
    CASA PARATY, Marcio Kogan, 2009 © StudioMK27

    Project by: Márcio Kogan (BR), Veronica de Mello (PT)
    Date: 18.09 – 2.11.2013 | Tue - Sat: 14h - 19h
    Category: Exhibition / Lecture
    Address: Rua Capitão Leitão, nº51 – 53, 2800 Almada

    Booking Info: Tel: (+351) 21 397 07 19

    Traço de Arquitecto exhibition takes a look inside the creative process of the architects Manuel Aires Mateus and Márcio Kogan, through a selection of projects designed by the authors’ studios, revealing a space often intimate and reserved. The exhibition will also feature a guided tour.


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  • Um, dois e muitos (PT)
    Um, dois e muitos © Marta Wengorovius, 2012 com a colaboração de Francisco Aires Mateus e Ana Almada Pimentel

    Project by: Marta Wengorovius (PT), Francisco Aires Mateus (PT), Ana de Almada Pimentel (PT)
    Category: Instalation / Performance

    Date:13.09 - 29.12.2013 | Tue-Fri: 10h-17h | Weekend: 11h-18h | Opening: 13.09: 18h-20h

    Address: Botanic Garden - National Museum of Natural History and Science, 1250-102 Lisbon

    In collaboration with Francisco Aires Mateus and Ana Almada Pimentel, Um, dois e muitos is an itinerant library inside a reading cabin. Composed by 60 books, it aims to constitute a compass of reflection concerning the themes of one, two and many. Twenty guests were invited to choose three book, one for each theme. If in the library happens to travel abroad, the books will be translated into the language of the respective country.


  • Under Black Carpets, The Ghost ...Under Black Carpets, The Ghost Edition (UK/ZA)

    Project by: Ilona Gaynor (UK), Cher Potter (ZA)
    Date: 12.09 – 21.09.2013
    Category: Performance / Exhibition / Publication
    Addressl: MUDE – Museu do Design e da Moda, R. Augusta 24, 1100-053 Lisboa

    The project sets out to design the perfect bank robbery, a hypothetical crime set in downtown Los Angeles. The plot is disclosed through a series of artefacts, designed to serve as evidence in its fictional retelling within a court of law. Like a performance, the assistants will fabricate the artefacts, dictated by explicit design guides. The objects become evidence of the aforementioned crime, as well as the original exhibition.


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  • Unfinished Spaces (US )
    Unfinished Spaces, Alysa Nahmias and Benjamin Murray, 2013 © Unfinished Spaces LLC


    Project by: Alysa Nahmias (US), Benjamin Murray (US)

    Date: 12.09.2013 | Opening hours: 17h
    Category: Screening
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142 – 145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    Booking Info:  info@unfinishedspaces.com

    “Cuba will count as having the most beautiful academy of arts in the world.” - Fidel Castro (1961)
    Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece. In 1961, three young, visionary architects were commissioned by Fidel Castro and Che Guevara to create Cuba's National Art Schools on the grounds of a former golf course in Havana, Cuba. Construction of their radical designs began immediately and the school's first classes soon followed. Dancers, musicians and artists from all over the country reveled in the beauty of the schools, but as the dream of the Revolution quickly became a reality, construction was abruptly halted and the architects and their designs were deemed irrelevant in the prevailing political climate. Forty years later the schools are in use, but remain unfinished and decaying. Castro has invited the exiled architects back to finish their unrealized dream. Unfinished Spaces features intimate footage of Fidel Castro, showing his devotion to creating a worldwide showcase for art, and it also documents the struggle and passion of three revolutionary artists.


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  • Urban Interventions (PT/BR)
    Urban Interventions, 2013 © Cláudia Antunes


    Project by: Cláudia Antunes (PT), Marianna Monte (BR), Pedro Costa (PT), Ricardo Lopes (PT)
    Date: 11.10 and 12.10.2013
    Category: Installation / Exhibition / Lecture
    Address: Palácio Marquês de Tancos, Calçada Marquês de Tancos 2, 1100-340 Lisboa

    Recently, there have been new creative dynamics which, through small interventions in public space, ephemeral or temporary, are introducing a new perspective on what the city and urban life are. This lecture intends to debate these recent urban interventions and their importance in the current context of urban development as well as the relationship between public space, public sphere, art and architecture.


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  • Vicino, più Vicino (IT)


    Project by: Giovanni D'Angelo, Luca Ponsi, Olivia Giorgi, Paolo Gaeta with Nicola Tuan, Riccardo Canalicchio, Simone Gori (IT)
    Date: 28.10 – 03.11.2013, everyday.

    Opening hours: Castelo S.Jorge: 28.10 - 31.10.2013 - 09h-21h | 1.11 - 3.11.2013 - 09h-18h | Palazzo Vecchio: 28.10 - 3.11.2013 - 09h-24h.
    Category: Installation / Performance
    Address: Castelo de São Jorge – "Praça das Armas" Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo, 1100-129 Lisboa

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    Comune di Firenze – Palazzo Vecchio, "Cortile dell'Anagrafe" Piazza della Signoria, 50122 Firenze, Italy

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    Booking info: Luca Ponsi - luca.ponsi@gmail.com, Giovanni D'Angelo - giova.dangelo@gmail.com


    The project consists in coordinating and organizing two separate pavilions, one in Florence and the other in Lisbon, which will be in constant dialogue through the interaction of visitors and their movements experiencing the space. Each movement will create noise when performed in one of the pavilions, but when performed simultaneously a melody is created and the pavilions are connected.


  • What is Architecture? (US)
    What is Architecture?, Nick Axel, 2013 © Nick Axel


    Project by: Nick Axel (US)
    Date: 12.09 – 15.12.2013 | Tue - Sun: 10h - 18h
    Category: Exhibition
    Address: Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa, Campo de Santa Clara 142-145, 1100-474 Lisboa

    An investigation into the historical and contemporary construction of “Architecture” as a concept by surveying and collecting aphorisms that declare quite literally what “Architecture” is. Resulting in an ideological and hermeneutical map of its highly expansive and deviant terrain, the exhibition contrasts over 500 aphorisms from the past 2,000 years with an ongoing, open-source that asks the participant quite simply “what is architecture?” In addition to answers collected in situ of the Triennale, the website will aggregate proclamations of meaning from anyone using the Twitter hashtag #ArchitectureIs to form a networked cartography of architectural consciousness.



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