The landscape architect Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles was yesterday honored with the "Nobel" of Landscape Architecture, Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe Award, awarded in Auckland, New Zealand, the international federation of industry. The award aims to "recognize a landscape architect whose work and contributions throughout life have had an impact on the incomparable and lasting welfare of society and the environment and promoting the profession."
Portuguese writer Júlio Dinis is the best known literary pseudonym of Joaquim Gomes Coelho. He graduated in medicine, but devoted himself mainly to literature. Among his several books stand out, The Morgadinha dos Canaviais, The Pupilas do Senhor Reitor, The Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca and An English Family. With thirty-two years only, dies of tuberculosis, the writer who was the most "gentle and tender Portuguese novelist, chronicler of pure affections, passions, simple, and clean prose."