Dolce Vita shopping mall in Tejo, Lisbon, Portugal

Reliable Total Building Solutions for monumental shopping mall


Dolce Vita Tejo, located in Amadora, a district of Lisbon, is the biggest shopping mall on the Iberian peninsula and opened in 2009. It has 122,000 square meters of usable floor space with over 300 stores, 30 restaurants, a cinema and Portugal’s largest parking garage with 9,000 spaces spread out over four underground levels.

Dolce Vita Tejo in Lisbon, Portugal


The operator required a reliable, integrated solution for all building functions to heighten the shopping experience at Dolce Vita Tejo and at the same time ensure the highest levels of safety and security.


Siemens delivered compelling Total Building Solutions for fire safety, security and comfort. They comprise a building automation system, danger management, fire and gas detection, access control, intrusion detection and video surveillance. The offer also included the entire project management, all the way to turnkey delivery, and a service agreement.


Total Building Solutions encompass building automation, danger management, fire and gas detection, access control, intrusion detection and video surveillance, and provide safety and security for the entire shopping mall. In addition, Total Building Solutions also make a decisive contribution to creating a pleasant, comfortable atmosphere for both customers and employees. From the Dolce Vita Tejo planning process onward, the customer could rely on competent support throughout.


Total Building Solutions with

Fire and gas detection

  • 4,000 fire detectors

  • 5 fire control panels

  • 1,000 CO detectors

  • 22 CO detection control panels

Intrusion protection

  • 7 intrusion detector systems

  • 50 infrared motion detectors

  • 700 magnetic contacts

Video surveillance

  • 90 monitors

  • 900 cameras