Paio, Alexandra and Jorge Barreto Xavier, editors. O Lugar de Cidade. Lisbon: Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, 2019.
This publication is an outcome of the Mouraria: Observe, Evaluate, Act - A Participatory Project(Winter School: The Place of the City Workshop) which took place at the Instituto Universitario de Lisboa in 2019.
The world’s historic cities are increasingly caught up in the large-scale flows of money and people that have been generated by globalization. Among these rapidly growing flows is tourism, which now occurring at an unprecedented scale, and is a key cause of the rapid gentrification of large swathes of historic cities such as Lisbon, where the priority given to real estate development is also transforming the cultural and ethnic profile of entire city neighbourhoods.
The publication features essays by various experts including: Cameron Rashti, Isabel Flores, Jorge Barreto Xavier, Alexandra Paio, Mónica Gomes, Ricardo Dias, Ricardo Tomaz and many others.