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Housing in portugal

Architectural Theory | 17jun 14h00 [parallel sessions I]

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Maria Helena Barreiros | CML

Housing in Premodern Lisbon

Maria Helena Barreiros, art historian (Universidade Nova de Lisboa), Master in Conservation of Historic Buildings and Towns (KU Leuven, Belgium), postgraduate in Architecture, Territory e Memory (Universidade de Coimbra). Presentely, staff member of the Urban Planning Department/Lisbon Municipality. Head of the Division of Heritage Inventory at the former Direcção-Geral dos Edifícios e Monumentos Nacionais (2002-2006). Lecturer of history of architecture at Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (2000-2013). Author of several published papers, articles and book chapters dealing with Portuguese built heritage and with Lisbon architecture and urbanism history. Chair of the session 'Common housing in pre-industrial Western cities: the architectural history approach', EAHN 1st International Meeting, Guimarães, 2010 (with J.V.Caldas). Presentely writing a PhD thesis to be submitted to the Faculty of Architecture - University of Porto concerning Pombaline rental housing (1755-early 19th century). Member of the APHA - Associação Portuguesa de Historiadores da Arte board (2009-2013), member of EAHN - European Architectural History Network and of Zero - Associação Sistema Terrestre Sustentável.


Rui Jorge Garcia Ramos and Gisela Lameira | FAUP-CEAU

Between the lines: State-subsidised Housing diversity and complexity

in 20th-Century Portugal [communication in Portuguese]

Rui Jorge Garcia Ramos is an architect and Full Professor at the FAUP. He teaches in the Project Studio and in the PhD Programme in Architecture. He developed an architectural practice in his own office between 1983 and 2003. Now, he is a researcher at the CEAU, and he was the PI of the interdisciplinary project "Mapping Public Housing". His main study areas are the spatial devices of the house; the relation between culture and forms of dwelling; mass housing programmes; and, currently, developing a renewed understanding for an "inclusive architecture" from aging to sustainability. He has held several leading roles in the UP, including Vice Rector (2014-2018), and he is now President of the FAUP Scientific Council.

Gisela Lameira (Portugal, Viseu, 1978) is an architect and researcher with the “Atlas da Casa” (Housing architectural design and forms of dwelling) working group of the Center for Studies in Architecture and Urbanism (FAUP, CEAU). She has a PhD in Architecture (FAUP, 2017). Her research interests include the study of architecture and urban theory and history, specifically the genesis and transformation of multifamily housing in Portugal. She worked as a research fellow on the project “Mapping Public Housing: a critical review of the State-subsidised residential architecture in Portugal (1910-1974)”, hosted by FAUP/ CEAU [P2020-PTDC/CPC-HAT/1688/2014] and is currently undertaking research for the exploratory projects “Ageing in Place/Architecture4Ageing” and “Independent Living Design”, at FAUP, where she also teaches History of Contemporary Architecture for the Integrated Master at FAUP.

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Ricardo Agarez | DINÂMIA'CET-Iscte

One Hundred Years of Public Housing Policies in Portugal, 1918-2018

Ricardo Costa Agarez is an architect and architectural historian, specialised in the history and theory of 19th- and 20th-century cities and buildings, national and regional identities, knowledge dissemination and the circulation of forms, ideas and techniques, housing and public architecture and the architectural culture in bureaucracy. He is co-editor-in-chief of ABE Journal. His publications include Architecture Thinking Across Boundaries: Knowledge Transfers Since the 1960s, co-edited with R. Heynickx and E. Couchez (Bloomsbury, 2021), A Habitação Apoiada em Portugal (FFMS, 2020) and Algarve Building: Modernism, Regionalism and Architecture in the South of Portugal, 1925–1965 (Routledge, 2016). He is currently Principal Investigator of the ERC Starting Grant research project ‘ReARQ.IB – Built Environment Knowledge for Resilient, Sustainable Communities: Understanding Everyday Modern Architecture and Urban Design in the Iberian Peninsula (1939-1985)’ (2021-2026); and of the FCT-funded project “ArchNeed – The Architecture of Need: Community Facilities in Portugal 1945-1985” (2021-2024). 

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José António Bandeirinha | CES-UC

City as a political mediation for architecture. São Vítor Neighborhood, 1975

José António Bandeirinha is an architect (Escola Superior de Belas-Artes of Porto, 1983). Currently he is full professor and director of the Department of Architecture at the University of Coimbra, where he completed his PhD in 2002 entitled "The SAAL process and the architecture in April 25th 1974". Having as main reference architecture and the organisation of space, he has been dedicating his work to several subjects - city and urban condition, housing, theatre, culture. Pro-rector for cultural affairs at the University of Coimbra (2007-2011); Director of the College of the Arts at the University of Coimbra (2011-2013). Curator of the exhibition "Fernando Távora Permanent Modernity", coordinated by Álvaro Siza. Scientific consultant of the exhibition "The SAAL Process Architecture and Participation 1974-1976" (Serralves Museum in collaboration with the CCA, Montréal, 2014-2015). Senior researcher at CES-UC. Has been continuously working on the urban and architectural consequences of political procedures, mainly focusing on the Portuguese 20th century's reality.

Architectural Practice | 18jun 14h00 [parallel sessions III]

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Paulo Tormenta Pinto | DINÂMIA'CET-Iscte

Housing projects – Approaches at different scales

Paulo Tormenta Pinto (Lisbon, 1970) is Full Professsor at ISCTE and Integrated Researcher at Dinamia/CET. He was director of the PhD program ‘Architecture of the Contemporary Metropolitan Territories’ of ISCTE between 2011 and 2017, being today Head of the Department of Architecture and Urbanism of ISCTE. He is head researcher of the project ‘The Grand Projects - Architectural and urbanistic operations after the 1998 Lisbon World Exposition’, supported by FCT. He coordinated in ISCTE the research project “The Site of Discourse”, dedicated to Portuguese specialized media on architecture, in 20th Century. He is partner at D.A - Domitianus-Arquitectura, Lda, where he did several projects, some of those distinguished and awarded, INH 2002 Award, IHRU 2012 Award, and o Teotónio Pereira 2016 Award (honorable mention). 

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Carlos Veloso | UBI

Collective Housing – A contextualist proposal to make the city

Carlos Veloso was born in Guarda, Portugal in 1970, graduated with a degree in architecture at FAUP, 1996; Professional internship at the Center for Studies at FAUP, 1995; He was awarded the Engineer António de Almeida Prize, best undergraduate student (1996); He completed post graduate studies in Planning and Projects for the Urban Environment (FAUP/FEUP/UP) in 1997; In 1999 be founded his own architecture studio Atelier Veloso Architects, Ltd; Was a teacher in the course of Arts, Communication and Design of the Polytechnic Institute, IPVC (2003/2011). He works as a guest assistant in the Architecture course at the UBI in the area of architectural design (since 2014/2015); Currently a PhD student in Architecture at IST. Invited to participate in several exhibitions and conferences and his professional work has been nominated for several architecture awards as well as published on several occasions and awarded in several public architecture competitions.


Paulo David | Paulo David Arquitectos

Places of Dwelling

Paulo David was born in Funchal. Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, UTL, Lisbon. Exhibitions: "Global Ends - Towards the Beginning" at Gallery Ma in Tokyo, to mark the 25th anniversary of the gallery; "Inverted Ruins" at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale; "Contemplating the Void at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, 2010, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's Museum; "Landscape as Architecture" at Garagem Sul, CCB, Lisbon, in 2015. He is currently a guest lecturer of the MA in Architecture at the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon and a guest lecturer of the seminar Architectural Design In Historical Context Studio at Scuola di Architettura, Polo di Mantova, Politecnico di Milano, Italy. As a complement to his activity, he created the Architecture Laboratory Atelier Funchal, focused on emerging themes of his city. He founded and coordinated the urban atelier "Gabinete da Cidade" following the fires in Funchal in the summer of 2016.

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