Industrial-housing ensembles at Lisbon: morphology and specialization

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This study aims to analyze the housing solutions implemented during the 19th century in Lisbon, focusing in particular on pátios and vilas operárias. Main objectives: i) classify, analyze and describe the urban morphology of pátios and vilas operárias; ii) understand the relationship between urban morphology and toponymy. Clarify the terms "pátio", "vila", "rua", "travessa" and "beco"; iii) analyze which steps have to be taken in order to conserve and adapt this complex heritage; iv) analyze the spatial distribution and points density of pátios and vilas operárias by using the potentialities of Geographic Information Systems, as well as analyze and describe its spatial matrix
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationISUF 2014 - 21st International Seminar on Urban Form
EditorsV. Oliveira, P. Pinho, L. Batista, T. Patatas, C. Monteiro
Place of PublicationPorto
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)978-972-99101-6-6
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventTwenty-First International Seminar on Urban Form - Porto, Portugal
Duration: 3 Jul 20146 Jul 2014


ConferenceTwenty-First International Seminar on Urban Form


  • Vilas operárias
  • Pátios
  • Lisboa
  • Industrial-housing
  • Industrialization


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