Current research interests

Architectural Education in Portugal

Architecture, Education and Politics in Portuguese New State

Modern Portuguese Architecture

Urban Regeneration through Reuse of Modern Buildings

School Architecture

Research through Design

Justice Architecture

Regeneração urbana através do espaço público

Research Projects

2019-10-01 - 2022-08-31 - "Collaborative Re-design with Schools", coordinated by Pamela Woolner, sponsored by ERASMUS+.
    Project Partnership:
              - HASKOLI ISLANDS
              - COIMBRA UNIVERSITY
              - AARHUS UNIVERSITET

2018-06-01 - 2023-05-31 - "URBiNAT Healthy corridors as drivers for regeneration of social housing neighbourhoods through co-creation of social, environmental and marketable NBS", as coordinator researcher, sponsored by H2020.

2018-06-01 - 2021-05-31 - "(EU)ROPA Rise of Portuguese Architecture: Fundamentals, Platform, Progression", coordinated by Jorge Figueira, sponsored by FCT.

2016-09-01 - 2019-08-31 - "Re-use of modernist buildings - Design tools for sustainable transformations", coordinated by Michel Melenhorst, sponsored by Erasmus +.
    Project Partnership:
              - HS OWL, Detmold School for Architecture and Interior Architecture - Germany
              - ITU, Department of Architecture -Turkey
              - ULisboa, Instituto Superior Técnico -Portugal
              - Universidade de Coimbra, Faculty of Science and Technology - Portugal
              - University of Antwerp, Faculty of Design Sciences -Belgium
              - DOCOMOMO International -Portugal

2016-04-01 - 2019-04-30 - "ATLAS da Arquitectura Escolar em Portugal - Educação, Património e Desafios", coordinated by Alexandra Alegre, sponsored by FCT.
    Project Partnership:
              - IST-ID

2010-04-01 - 2013-03-31 - "Alberti Digital - Tradição e inovação na teoria e prática da arquitectura em Portugal", coordinated by Mário Krüger, sponsored by FCT.

2009-06-01 - 2009-11-30 - "Plano Director dos Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra", coordinated by Gonçalo Byrne e José António Bandeirinha, sponsored by Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra.

2005 - 2005 - "Estudo para a intervenção no espaço urbano dos Hospitais da Universidade de Coimbra", coordinated by Gonçalo Byrne e José António bandeirinha, sponsored by Universidade de Coimbra.


DOCOMOMO Internacional
    Net Partnership:
              - IST - Instituto Superior Técnico

DRAPES - Design, Research and Practice in Educational Spaces

Rede PHI - Património Histórico e Cultural Ibero-Americano
    Net Partnership:
              - Universidade Politecnica de Madrid

RMB Reuse of Modernist Buildings