Lisbon in Black and White

The traveller who sees Lisbon in black and white for the first time is surprised by the diversity of the city’s urban structure and its colourfulness. The white of the “Moorish” quarters, the ochre yellow of the Pombaline city, the countless facades of the tiled buildings, the light of the Tagus and, a brand image of Portugal, the Portuguese cobblestone.

“(…) We spend years going through things, looking at things we do not see, of which we are not even aware that they exist, until one day when we learn to see and it becomes light… that is, color!”

Professor Architect José Aguiar

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