APAP Portugal: TRIBUTE TO THE 1ST GENERATION OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS!
The Lisbon City Hall is paying homage to five illustrious Landscape Architects: Álvaro Ponce Dentinho, António Viana Barreto, Edgar Sampaio Fontes, Manuel Sousa da Câmara and Manuel Azevedo Coutinho.
On October 8th, the Sá Fernandes council member led a visit to the locations on site newly named after their authors for the unveiling of the toponymy plaques.
On Friday, October, 9th, a special tribute ceremony was held at the Estufa Fria in Lisbon, to celebrate the 1st generation of Landscape Architects, followed by the presentation of a commemorative brochure and original plans of the projects recently renamed. In addition, there was a presentation of the book “Espaço público de Lisboa. Plan, Project and work of the first generation of landscape architects. 1950-1970”, by Teresa Bettencourt da Camara.