Lecture / The ground and networks of Lisbon waterfront by Prof. dr. João Rafael Santos 15/05

In the design studio of Kris Scheerlinck & Gitte Schreurs, Prof. dr. João Rafael Santos (Architecture and Urban Design) of the Lisbon School of Architecture of the University of Lisbon will give a lecture on ‘Decoding Lisbon’s public spaces’.

Wednesday May 15th at 9.30 to 10.30 am,
Faculty of Architecture Sint-Lucas Ghent Campus , Sint Niklaastraat 27, 9000 Ghent

João Rafael Santos is a member of CIAUD – Research Centre for Architecture, Urban Planning and Design. Research interests include urban design and planning, especially in the field of metropolitan studies with a focus on the relationship of infrastructure with public space and socio-spatial development.  He published papers in peer-reviewed journals and regular presentations at international conferences, namely ACSP, AESOP, CEIT, EURA, GSAPP/Columbia University, IFoU, IHPS and ISUF. Researcher at several international funded research projects. Coordinator of AdaptPolis research project at FA: adaptpolis.fa.ulisboa.pt. Jury, Supervisor and Co-supervisor of several PhD and Final Master Theses. Organization and tutorship in international urban design workshops in Lisbon, Cascais, Sintra, Gdansk, Weimar, London and Hamburg. He has been awarded the Metrópoles Ciência 2016 Prize, by his research on Lisbon Metropolitan Area, the TU Lisbon’s/Caixa Geral de Depósitos Junior Researchers Prize in 2011, the Honorable Mention for TU Lisbon’s/Caixa Geral de Depósitos Junior Researchers Prize in 2010, and the Europan Europe First Prize in 2006 (as co-author).


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