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Portugal Lisboa25, From Belém to Alcântara

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Published on October 20, 2017

Author: sandamichaela

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Slide1: 25 Lisboa Slide3: The Electricity Museum ( Museu da Electricidade) Slide5: The Electricity Museum is a cultural centre that presents the evolution of Energy with a Museum of Science and Industrial Archaeology concept, where themed and experimental exhibits live side by side with a great variety of cultural events. From 2016 the museum forms part of MAAT - Museu de Arte, Arquitetura e Tecnologia Slide6: MAAT - Museum of Art Architecture and Technology Slide7: MAAT - Museum of Art Architecture and Technology Slide10: From the architect:  MAAT is an outward-looking museum located on the banks of the Tagus in Belém, the district from where the Portuguese great explorers set off. Proposing a new relationship with the river and the wider world, the kunsthalle is a powerful yet sensitive and low-slung building that explores the convergence of contemporary art, architecture and technology Slide12: Blending structure into landscape, the kunsthalle is designed to allow visitors to walk over, under and through the building that sits beneath a gently expressed arch – one of the oldest forms in western architecture Slide14: Building on Portugal’s rich tradition of craft and ceramics, three-dimensional crackle glazed tiles articulate the façade and produce a complex surface that gives mutable readings of water, light and shadow Slide19: The overhanging roof that creates welcome shade is used to bounce sunlight off the water and into the building Slide20: The museum is made up of two buildings - an old power station alongside the new Amanda Levete-designed space - each with four galleries exhibiting a range of projects from contemporary Portuguese artists, EDP Foundation collections and international touring shows Slide27: X Congresso dos Portos de Língua Portuguesa Gare Marítima de Alcântara Slide30: Alcântara Slide31: The Lisbon port is equipped with three cruise terminals – the Alcântara Terminal, the Rocha Conde de Óbidos Terminal and the Santa Apolónia Terminal Gare Marítima de Alcântara Slide32: Access to Alcântara-Mar station Slide33: In the second floor hall of the maritime station of Alcântara one can admire magnificent indoor murals that have the river as their subject, portraying riverside activities and harbour scenes Slide35: These fresco murals, a precious example of contemporary Portuguese art, were created by one of the most unique and talented personalities of the Portuguese cultural scene, José de Almada Negreiros Slide36: José de Almada Negreiros (1893 – 1970) Slide37: José de Almada Negreiros (1893 – 1970) Slide38: José de Almada Negreiros (1893 – 1970) Slide40: José de Almada Negreiros considered the Tagus to be a very beautiful river, and regretted the fact that only foreign artists depicted it in their paintings Slide41: José de Almada Negreiros (1893 – 1970) Slide42: José de Almada Negreiros (1893 – 1970) Slide45: The dock area below 25 de Abril Bridge along the river in Alcantara between Baixa and Belem is one of the city's most pleasant places for a drink in late afternoon and with a lively atmosphere at night.  Former warehouses overlooking an attractive yachting marina have been transformed into a multitude of cosmopolitan bars, restaurants, and clubs for all tastes  Slide47: The Oriente Museum is located in the Alcântara area, in an old port warehouse from the 40s Slide48: Portugal has always had a strong connection to the Orient and this museum is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of this strong bond. Here, the entire history of the strong Portuguese presence in Asia is represented, including the era when Vasco da Gama discovered the sea route to India. Slide52: Sound : Lisboa - Katia Guerreiro; Charle s Aznavour Text: Internet Pictures: Internet Sanda Foi ş oreanu All  copyrights  belong to their  respective owners Presentation : Sanda Foi ş oreanu https://plus.google.com/+SandaMichaela 2017

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