vol. 7

Urban Imaginaries of Negotiation in Marvila

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Roberto Falanga and Mafalda Corrêa Nunes examine how local community groups in Lisbon’s Marvila have asserted their right to shape the regeneration process of the area within the wider goals of city rebranding.

Keep it Blurry: Imagining Martim Moniz

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More than any other place, Martim Moniz square embodies the conflicted nature of Lisbon’s urban imaginaries. Andrea Pavoni reflects on the struggles over its use and argues for the importance of a “blurry” vision of the city.

Urban Imaginaries of Contention in Marvila

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Roberto Falanga and Mafalda Corrêa Nunes report on Lisbon’s participation in a major European Commission project and analyse the multi-layered and often conflicting urban imaginaries that characterize the redevelopment of the Marvila district.