Gonçalo Canto Moniz


Biography

Gonçalo Canto Moniz is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, where he co-coordinates the thematic line Urban Cultures, Sociabilities and Participation. He Graduated on Architecture at the Department of Architecture of Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra in 1995, where he is Associate Professor. Obtained his PhD degree in Architecture at the University of Coimbra in 2011, based on his academic thesis Modern Architectural Education, published in Portuguese "O Ensino Moderno da Arquitectura. A Formação do Arquitecto nas Escolas de Belas Artes em Portugal (1931-69)" (FIMS, Afrontamento, 2019). He coordinates the European project URBiNAT "Healthy corridor as drivers of social housing neighbourhoods for the co-creation of social, environmental and marketable NBS", supported by H2020 (2018-2023). He also co-coordinates the European project "TRANS-Lighthouses: More than green - Lighthouses of transformative nature-based solutions for inclusive communities", supported by Horizon europe (2023-2026). He has been publishing about modern architecture, namely about school buildings, architectural education and inclusive urban regeneration. He is a member of the ISC Education and Training of DOCOMOMO International.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Moniz, Gonçalo Canto; Caitana, Beatriz; Ferreira, Isabel; Acri, Marco; Mateus, Américo; Leonor, Susana (2023), Co-creation of healthy corridors: a participatory approach to the circular city, in Luigi Fusco Girard, Peter Nijkamp, Francesca Nocca (org.), Reconnecting the city with nature and history: towards circular regeneration strategies. Milão: Franco Angeli, 113-137

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Book Chapter

Moniz, Gonçalo Canto (2023), O Ensino Moderno da Arquitetura na Escola do Porto. Fundamentos para a Escola de Coimbra., in Manuel Mendes (org.), Prática[s] de Arquitectura Projecto | Investigação | Escrita. Porto: Faculdade de Arquitetura Universidade Porto, 161-188

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Article in Scientific journal

Coelho, Carolina; Cordeiro, António; Alcoforado, Luís; Moniz, Gonçalo Canto (2022), "Survey on Student School Spaces: An Inclusive Design Tool for a Better School", Buildings, 12, 4, 392

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