Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

DA AZINHAGA À ESTRADA. MEMÓRIA E IDENTIDADE NA ZONA ORIENTAL DE LISBOA

Ana Rita Ochoa

Resum


This study is based upon a reflection about the factors present in the construction of certain space’s identity and in the existing relations between memory and place. It is taken as example the Oriental Area of Lisbon (already studied in previous papers, under different perspectives), in which is foreseen to exist an oriental identity, disclosed in a physical and social homogeneity, in a group of characteristics that distinguishes this area from the remaining city reality. Because of its condition as living spaces – in opposition to edified patrimony, “petrified places” (Fortuna, 1999) –, the public urban spaces reveal different time spaces as a support of the edified unity, translating place’s specificity trough its trace, establishing themselves as identity factors, susceptible to create new urban living experiences, if readapted to contemporary times…

Text complet: PDF