17 February 

Tribute to Vítor Matias Ferreira

17 February 

Gonçalo Byrne

Portuguese Architects Association 

João P. Matos Fernandes

Portugal’s Minister of Environment and Energy Transition

18 February 

Claire Colomb

Bartlett School of Planning University College London

19 February 

Christian Schmid

ETH Zurich 

Josep Acebillo

Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio

Jean-Louis Cohen

New York University's 

Institute of Fine Arts

Ricardo Paes Mamede

ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon

Manuel Salgado

Lisbon Urban Rehabilitation Society

Important Information

Due to the current public health restrictions, the  Grand Projects 2021  will now be a virtual, online-only event. In the next weeks, we will disclose the full programme and all the details for virtual participation.


All presential registrations will be converted to virtual ones. If necessary, reimbursements of excessive payments will be processed.

We thank you for understanding and while we will be unable to welcome you face to face, we hope to provide a fruitful discussion opportunity.



Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission

Notification of acceptance of abstract

Deadline for early bird registration

Deadline for registration

Extended deadline for full paper submission


20 September 2020

19 October 2020

16 November 2020

30 December 2020

20 January 2021

17-19 February 2021



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