Location of Flowerbeds Blueprint on 4th and 5th floors

This technical specification documentis part ofa set of technical documents [i] developed by the landscape architect António Viana Barreto, after being invited in May 1976 to carry out the project of revitalization or adaptation of certain areas of the Park, which he oversaw until December 1979.

Viana Barreto defined the main objectives as the consolidation of the principles that had been defined as fundamental in 1961.

His actions focused on:

– the southern area of the garden;

– the replacement in the woods of the elmslocated in the west, by honeyberry shrubs, due to the grafiosis of the elms;

flower beds and courtyards.


[i]  Museum Courtyard – Plantation Plan

Congress Courtyard – Shrubs

Congress Courtyard – Roof


Calouste Gulbenkian Park – Status on the conservation of the Museum’s courtyards and roof of the 1st floor of the Headquarters

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation – Flowerbeds – Replanting and Conservation Standards

Calouste Gulbenkian Park – Projects for the revision and reconstruction of the Congress Courtyard and the flowerbeds on the top floor

  • Production date: 1976
  • Designers (main authors): BARRETO, António Facco Viana
  • Project phase: As operações de conservação e manutenção (1969-2000)
  • Identifier: PT FCG FCG:SCT-S006/01-DES00006
  • Temporal coverage: 1976
  • Type of data: Image
  • Extension format: 1 desenho
  • Media format: jpg
  • Keywords: bed, flowerbed, sketch

In order to consult the original version of this document you should contact the Gulbenkian Archives by e-mail [email protected] and refer the document´s ID

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