This Intensive Program has the following objectives:
Generate a methodology to contribute for sustainable development of port cities.
Allow port cities authorities to exchange management visions and common practices that succeed to re-establish its relation with water, improving environmental conditions while supporting the port activity.
Discuss the influence of geographic and historical factors on the present situation of ports and cities, and produce cartographic records of the transformation of the waterfront.
Understand that former industrial waterfronts are potential sites of continuity for urban morphology.
Comparision of cultural, environmental and historical heritage solutions.
European Workshop of Waterfront Urban Design* Had its first edition in 2010, and it's hosted by Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias (ULHT). It gathered about 80 students from several universities, who worked together for two weeks.
*sponsored by the European Community through P.A.L.V. (Programa de Aprendizagem ao Longo da Vida)