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Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa
© Acervo IP – João Alves Catarino
© Acervo IP – Alexandre Azevedo
© Acervo IP – João Alves Catarino

Oriente Station

  • Original Authors:
  • Santiago Calatrava
  • (1998)

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Built in 1998, this station, also known as the Lisbon Intermodal Station (GIL) was a fundamental work in terms of access to Lisbon World Exposition of 1998. The interface, which integrates long-distance and suburban trains, a metro line and public bus station, was one of the entry points for Expo ’98. The architect defined it as “(…) a station with a human vocation, very organic (…)”, and that idea is visible in the foundational structures that create open squares, and the elevated railway station platforms covered by a structure of metal elements that resembles a forest. In its interior, the station aims to be an open building, visible from all sides, in order to facilitate a more direct connection with the river for the passengers who use it.

Address
Avenida D. João II
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Public Transportation
Bus: 26B, 400, 705, 728, 782
Subway: Oriente

Typology
Infra-estruturas

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