May 12, 2021 getLISBON

Today our guest is an urban artist who marked us, particularly, with her kindness. In Lisbon in Us by MOAMI, this creator of enchanted dreams shares with us her feelings for the city and her perspective in these very peculiar times. My relationship with the city of Lisbon is one of passion… and maybe that’s one of the infinite reasons for my constant artistic creativity. Before the pandemic I spent a few hours of my day per week wandering and walking around the city and I can say that although I know the city, there’s always so much to discover….

May 5, 2021 getLISBON

Did you know that classified trees are considered live monuments? And that you can find a significant number of public interest trees throughout the city of Lisbon? Trees are everywhere in streets, gardens and parks of the city. Some more leafy and others more discreet, but each one of them contributes to improving air quality, beautifying spaces or providing a much needed shade on the hottest summer days. They also signal the change of the seasons, with the fall of the leaves or their chromatic variation, the flowering and finally the fruiting. The Classification of the Public Interest Groves A…

April 28, 2021 getLISBON 2Comment

We present to you a great friend and collaborator of getLISBON since day one with his images and teachings. In Lisbon in Us by Luís Bayó Veiga, this lover of the luminous city of the seven hills, a collector of books, magazines, postcards and several other items related to the city, reveals his two perspectives, of today and of yesterday… Lisbon from my eyes: those of today and those of yesterday… I’ve just arrived! Once again I’m here, in this large and sunny place: Luís de Camões Square, with the statue of the prince of the poets right at the…

April 21, 2021 getLISBON

The entalados of the 1950s Lisbon are sculptural elements that were present in the decorative stonemasonry of the new buildings from the second expansion of Avenidas Novas. In order to enrich these new rental buildings, small spaces were left on the façades, usually on the top or side of the main doors, to be decorated. The aesthetic options of the time were, predominantly, sculptures or reliefs of figurative character. Did you know that these decorative works were a response to an imposition of the city’s urbanisation plan? But what’s the origin of the entalados of the 1950s Lisbon? Where can…

April 14, 2021 getLISBON

Evanne is an American that has moved with her husband to the heart of Lisbon, after 18 years in an RV travelling across the US. In Lisbon in Us by Evanne Schmarder, she’ll be sharing her experience of living in our city. Evanne Schmarder’s relationship with Lisbon I remember it like it was yesterday, the first night I slept in my new hometown, Lisbon. The room was dark, the bed was comfortable, and, despite jet lag and the excitement of the day, I was ready to fall asleep. Outside were unfamiliar sounds; silence punctuated by my new life – restaurant…