When you think of Lisbon, you usually think of the picturesque old town with its winding streets and out-of-time trams, or you dream of fado and heavy wines. For friends of modern architecture, however, the city also holds some trouvailles that should not be missed during a visit to this fascinating city. The online-magazine archdaily, which is always worth reading, has compiled 24 of these architectural sights 24 of these architectural sights. We are happy to briefly summarise here what you will find in the detailed report.

Olaia Subway Station / Thomas Taveira; © jaime.silva via Flickr, Creative Commons Licence

archdaily writes: “Through this guide, we present 24 projects from modern and contemporary Lisbon architecture that do not replace the relevance of the traditional city tourist attractions, such as Lisbon Cathedral, São Jorge Castle, Santa Justa Elevator or the architectural sets of historic neighborhoods like Alfama, Mouraria and Bairro Alto. The places compiled here are buildings constructed in the last decades and attractive, especially, to architects or architecture students – tourists or Lisbon citizens. Check them out.”