Architecture and Qualification of the City

1st International Conference
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
7 – 8 May 2010, Faculty of Engineering, Sintra Campus, Portugal

Sintra 2010


Friday – May 7th

Faculty of Engineering

9.00 Welcoming participants

9.15 Speech by the Director of the Faculty of Engineering Professor Manuel Barata Marques

Speech by the Mayor of Sintra
Professor Fernando Seara

Speech by the Dean of Portuguese Catholic University
Professor Manuel Braga da Cruz

10.00 Presentation of the 1st day of the conference
Professor José Baganha

10.15 The qualification of the cities in Portugal
Professor Manuel da Costa Lobo

11.00 Coffee Break

11.30 Mobility and urban planning in Lisbon
Professor Fernando Nunes da Silva

12.15 The architecture of the “Almada Nascente” Project
Architect João Santa-Rita

13.00 Discussion

13.30 Lunch

14.30 The Traditional Architecture in the re-qualification of Palermo historical center
Professor Giovanni Fatta

15.30 Urban projects in cities of the Mediterranean and the Near East
Professor Attilio Petruccioli

16.30 Coffee Break

17.00 Urban Renaissance – Overall view of projects on qualification of the cities
Professor Gabriele Tagliaventi

18.00 Conclusions and discussion moderated by Professor José Baganha

Saturday – 8 May

Sintra (place to be announced)

9.00 Welcoming participants

9.15 Speech by the Deputy of the Municipality of Sintra

9.30 Presentation of the 2nd day of the conference
Architect Rui Florentino

9.45 Prospective and strategic management of cities, examples in Spain
Professor José-Miguel Fernández Güell

10.30 Studies on urban density and qualification at the Polytechnic of Monterrey, Mexico
Professor Javier Cenicacelaya

11.15 Coffee Break

11.45 Reviewing the “Groer Plan” for the town of Sintra
Architect Maria del Carmen Lemos

12.30 Conclusions and final debate
moderated by Architect Rui Florentino


Before 16 April 2010:
Students: €25
Professionals: €50

After 16 April 2010
Students: €40
Professionals: €80

Travel, accommodation and registration

Please contact:

Elsa Sousa
Congress Department – PCO
Abreu Destination Management – Lisbon Office
Viagens Abreu, S.A. (Alvará 35/58)
Av. 25 de Abril, nº 2
2799-556 Linda-a-Velha
Tel: + 351 21 415 6123
Fax: + 351 21 415 63 83
Skype: abreu.dmc
Email: tp.uerbanull@aobsil.asuose

Further information

Email: tp.pcu.efnull@arutcetiuqra

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