19 November 2021

José Manuel Fernandes: Nova Oeiras Neighbourhood Unit

Join us for The Living Memory of Cities, a seminar series convened in collaboration with Eric Parry Architects and the Centre for Urban and Built Ecologies (CUBE), London Metropolitan University. Nova Oeiras Neighbourhood Unit, a modern urban settlement of 1950-60s Portugal.

José Manuel Fernandes was born in 1953. He graduated in architecture from the Escola de Belas Artes de Lisboa, where he has lectured since 1978, and has been a lecturer, PhD graduate (1993) and professor (2010) in the history of architecture and urbanism at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon. He has also been a member of the Editorial Council of the magazine Monumentos since 1994. He has been an invited lecturer at the Department of Architecture, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, since 2003 and was department director from 1998 to 2000.