Architecture City Guide: Lisbon

This week, with the help of our readers, our  is headed to . We put together a list of 12 modern/contemporary buildings that we feel provides a good starting point. It is far from complete. There are dozens of other great buildings that are not our list, and we are looking to add to the list in the near future. Please add your favorites in the comment section below so we can add them on the second go around. Again thank you to all our readers who sent in their suggestions and photographs. The city guides would not be possible without your help.

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The Architecture City Guide: Lisbon  list and corresponding map after the break.

José Campos, arqf architectural photography
adrian, acediscovery 
Osvaldo Gago 

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Cite: Henry, Christopher. "Architecture City Guide: Lisbon" 28 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 14 Sep 2014. <>


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    this is another short list of other important architectural works in Lisbon, if you find important i could send you some images of the referenced buildings

    Torre APL, gonçalo byrne
    Museu dos coches, João Mendes da Rocha (under construction)
    Oceanário de Lisboa, Peter Chermayeff

    i’m preparing a more detailed list with other important works

    my regards,
    Tiago Rocha

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    Completing the list; don´t miss the Nucleus of Acheology at S:t Gorge’s Castle by J L Carrilho da Craça; While at Baixa-Chiado Metro take a look at the whole Chiado area restored by Siza after the fire 1988; If you go to the Rectory of UNL take the stairs up to behold the impressive Justice Palace by J Godinho and others; Go West to Cascais and see Souto Moura’s Museu das Histórias – Paula Rego and The Museum of Lighthouse S:ta Marta by Aires Mateus. South of the city you have The Faculty of Education in Setúbal (Siza), The Blue Theatre of Almada (Graça Dias), The Elderly Home in Alcácer do Sal (Aires Mateus) – to start with!!
    Hans Ola Boman, Lusitan Architecture Experience

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