View Full Version : Portugal - Metropolitano de Lisboa

03-17-2013, 04:49 PM
Metropolitano de Lisboa-Portugal

The Lisbon Metro is the metro system of Lisbon, Portugal. Opened in December 1959, it was the first subway system in Portugal.

As of 2012, the four Lisbon subway lines total 45.5 kilometres in length and comprise 55 stations.

The architecture and decor of an underground station is a key element for the well being of passengers, and art works to make travel more appealing. Lisbon Metro is one of the various underground systems in the world where art is best represented, much like the Moscow Metro in Russia, Montreal Metro in Canada and the Stockholm metro in Sweden. From the beginning, there was a concern to make a smooth visual transition between surface and underground. Architect Francisco Keil do Amaral (1910-1975) designed a station model, which was used as a template for all stations built until 1972. In this model, the decor was very moderate, with smooth but firm lines, much like the Portuguese political regime at the time. The original eleven stations, except Avenida, had artwork by painter Maria Keil (1914-2012).

This presentation is shared by Elisa
[email protected]


03-17-2013, 04:57 PM
14949914950014950114950214950314950414950514950614 95071495081495091495101495111495121495131495141495 15149516149517149518149519149520149521149522149523 14952414952514952614952714952814952914953014953114 95321495331495341495351495361495371495381495391495 40