We began investigating the 17th century Estatutos da Província de Santa Maria da Arrábida in May 2019 to better understand the history of Nossa Senhora da Piedade da Caparica and its relationship to other Arrábida Convents across Portugal.
The project “HBIM Capuchos Caparica – For a Digital Reconstruction” aims to conduct research on the phases of history of the Convent of the Capuchos of Caparica to better understand the original use of the space. Following an extensive renovation project in the 1950s and a lack of documentation throughout its life, the Convent today is
Last November 19, 2019, took place the 1st edition of the Journeys of Study “The Capuchin Franciscan architecture in debate: spaces, experiences, functionalities”. The meeting, organized by João Luís Fontes (NOVA FCSH-IEM; CEHR-UCP), Ana Tomé (IST-UL; CERIS) and Jesse Rafeiro (CU; CIMS), took place at the S. Paulo Convent, in Alferrara (Setúbal) and had the support