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Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa
© 2014, Daniel Malhao.
© 2014, Daniel Malhao.
© 2014, Daniel Malhao.

Belém Cultural Centre

  • Original Authors:
  • Manuel Salgado ,
  • Vittorio Gregotti
  • (1990)

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The building lines one side of the Praça do Império, putting it in a direct relationship with all the other facilities in his historic riverside area of the city. The monolithic complex revested in lioz limestone acknowledges the morphology of the existing structures around it, creating a diversity of circulation possibilities for its discovery. The decision to build the Cultural Centre was made in 1988, with the aim of it being the home of the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union in 1992. It currently houses the Berardo Collection in its exhibition centre; the Garagem Sul; a number of auditoriums and conference spaces; as well as retail and public spaces. It provides a wide range of cultural services of importance to both the city and the country.

Praça do Império
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Bus: 15E, 729

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