What? When? Why Not? Portuguese Architecture

October 29, 2021 to April 24, 2022

Galeria da Casa, Casa da Arquitectura (Matosinhos)

29 October, 2021, 17h30 > EXHIBITION OPENING, 17h30 with a guided tour by the curators Jorge Figueira and Bruno Gil > Free Entrance (29 October) | Following days: 4€

This exhibition will be divided into 11 modules (What? Portuguese, History, Historiography, Fascism, Colonialism, Democracy, Social, Women, Education, Research, Pop) and will be accompanied by an international colloquium on these themes, involving researchers and political agents.  

Based at the Centre for Social Studies in Coimbra and funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology, the research project «(EU)ROPA | Rise of Portuguese Architecture: Fundamentals, Platform, Progression» aims to identify, systematise, characterise and expose one of the most celebrated phenomena of contemporary culture - Portuguese architecture - and confront its history, ideas and methods with a changing world.

Funding: ERDF - European Regional Development Fund, through COMPETE 2020 - International Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalisation (POCI) and FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology. (POCI-01-0145-FEDER- 030492)