Lake: Construction of the rocky banks

The construction to finish part of the perimeter of the submerged loose stone walls created a box that allowed the for the planting of wetlands plant species, thus hiding the material used to construct the lake margins (mostly stone).

Santa Gertrudes Park: Lake – drainage system installation

Lake: Construction of the non-rocky banks

Final stage of the lake’s construction

Construction of the lake’s rocky margins


  • Production date: 7/14/1964
  • Designers (main authors): FCG – Serviço de Projectos e Obras, NOVAIS, Mário
  • Project phase: Do projeto de execução à obra (1963-1969)
  • Identifier: PT FCG FCG:SPO-S001-P0016-FOTO00724
  • Temporal coverage: 1964
  • Type of data: Image
  • Extension format: 1 fotografia
  • Media format: jpg
  • Materials: granite, meadow, rock, soil, stone
  • Keywords: bank, lake, modelling, photo, system

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