Organized by a commission of professors and students from the ULHT’s (Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias) School of Communication, Architecture, Arts and Information Technologies (ECATI), European Workshop of Waterfront and Urban Design Workshop 2012 will take place from March 18-31. Held at ISCAD on Lisbon’s Waterfront, where students can work all day, EWWUD’s previous editions gathered about 80 students from several European and North American universities, who worked together for two weeks. More information on the event after the break.
This year’s study area will be Sines. The workshop has the following objectives:
- Generate a methodology to contribute for sustainable development of port cities. - Allow port cities authorities to exchange management visions and common practices that succeed to re-establish its relation with water, Improving environmental conditions while supporting the port activity. - Discuss the influence of geographic and historical factors on the present situation of ports and cities, and produce cartographic records of the transformation of the waterfront. - Understand that former industrial waterfronts are potential sites of continuity for urban morphology. - Comparison of cultural, environmental and historical heritage solutions.
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