The Sea is Our Land

The Sensitive Construction of the Coast Line

10 march to 9 august 2020
running times vary
Centro Cultural de Belém
The Sea is Our Land

This exhibition defends the preservation of the disciplinary knowledge of architecture and the contribution of architects to the transformation of society and the world. It is an architectural exhibition that does not show beautiful buildings but instead helps us understand that the sea is a place that defines our habitat.

Today, we live in the context of an environmental emergency, and the sea is one of the places where fundamental forces of inevitable change are played out. It is the sea that determines how we live on land. In light of this evidence, a group of architects has developed an original view of the sea, removing from its dynamics the necessary coordinates to understand its crucial aspects to our daily lives such as coastal erosion, the relationship of cities with the sea, trading in commercial ports, the sea as a means of global communication, and the forms of construction associated with the exploitation of natural marine resources.


Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Curated by André Tavares and Miguel Figueira