(Article of periodic en Portugais - 2014)

Document title

Comércio e serviços em áreas urbanas de génese ilegal. O caso da Quinta do Conde (Sesimbra – Portugal) (Portugais)
Les commerces et les services dans les zones urbaines construites illégalement. L'exemple de Quinta do Conde (Sesimbra – Portugal)

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

TOMĖ R. (1) ;
(1) Centro de estudos de geografia e Planeamento regional, FCSH, Univ. Nacional, Lisboa, PORTUGAL


This article examines the illegal building in the metropolitan areas through the example of Quinta do Conde (Sesimbra, Portugal. First, it explains that during the second half of the XXth century, houses were built without the proper licenses issued by the municipalities that are also responsible for the supervision of constructions by private individuals. Second that several factors have contributed to enhance its appeal, generating intense, constructive and functional population dynamics. the offer of trade and services exhibited deep changes since its inception, shifting from a business predominantly associated with food trade and construction, which had an incipient structure and familial organisation, to a more diversified product range, some of which quite specialised, in a more structured urban environment


Article of periodic

published at : Finisterra / ISSN 0430-5027

Editor : Centro de Estudos Geográficos, Lisboa - PORTUGAL (1966)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 49, no97 [pp. 69-87]

Bibliographic references : 1 p.

Collation : 1 fig., 6 tabl., 1 carte



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