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arquitecturas is the main revue of architec- ture of Lusófona university. It is conceived as a platform for convergence of discussion about architecture from three principal fields: research, education, and profession works. The ambition of the journal is to put together those who learn, teach, investigate, or practice architecture in the same contemporary debates about living spaces. The journal has 3 principal parts; the firstis a dedicated for classical long and structured peer-reviewed papers, the second one is reserved for short and peer-reviewed papers of students or technical notes, abstracts of recent Ph.D theses and publication of educational works like workshop results, charettes etc. The third part publishes the projects and works of architects as well as sections of interviews or editorial contributions.

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Ligia Nunes

Ligia Nunes is graduated in Architecture by FAUTL – Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa, Portugal and a PhD in Heritage and Architectural Rehabilitation by the Construction Department of ETSA – Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura, Coruña, España. Architecture teacher since 1997 in the areas of Project, Theory, History of Architecture and Cooperation for Development in Architecture is an assistant professor at ULP – Universidade Lusófona do Porto. Cooperates with ISCTE – IUL – Instituto Universitario de Lisboa in post-graduated courses in the field of cooperation. Cathedra Unesco on Heritage. Founded ASF_Portugal – Arquitectos Sem Fronteiras Portugal that were funding members of “Architecture Sans Frontières International” and is the chair person of ASF – International.


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Alberto Flavio Monteiro Lopes


Architect, graduated from the Lisbon School of Fine Arts in 1978. PhD in Architecture from the University of Beira Interior, in 2011. Technician of the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage (Ministry of Culture). He held several management positions in the area of safeguarding cultural heritage, namely:

Lisbon Regional Director of the Portuguese Institute of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage, between 1992 and 1997 and between 2003 and 2007.

Coordinator of the Cultural Tourism Increment Program, between 1997 and 2003.

Director of the Department of Architectural Heritage, of the Portuguese Institute of Cultural Heritage, between 1990 and 1992.



Architectural heritage  | Urban rehabilitation



  • Lisboa: Arquitetura contemporânea e cidade antiga. Lisboa: Caleidoscópio, 2020, ISBN 978-989-658-649-2.
  • Zonas de proteção ao património arquitetónico: Para que servem?. Lisboa: Caleidoscópio, 2013, ISBN 978-989-658-231-9.
  • Património arquitetónico e arqueológico: Noção e normas de proteção. Lisboa: Caleidoscópio, 2012, ISBN 978-989-658-190-9.
  • Cartas e convenções internacionais. Lisboa: IPPAR, 1996. ISBN 972-8087-21-7.
  • Legislação nacional. Lisboa: IPPAR, 1996. ISBN 972-8087-20-9.
  • Critérios de classificação de bens imóveis. Lisboa: IPPAR, 1996. ISBN 972-8087-25-X.
  • Património arquitetónico e arqueológico. Lisboa: IPPAR, 1994. ISBN 972-8087-13-6.
  • Inventário do património arquitetónico e arqueológico. Lisboa: IPPAR, 1993. ISBN 972-95814-1-X.



Ana Neiva


PhD Architect, Professor and Researcher. Invited Assistant Professor at FCAATI – University Lusófona of Porto and at the Faculty of Architcture of University of Porto. She was visiting professor at the Technical University of Munich (2019) and has participated as author and speaker in international congresses and conferences.

Neiva is a founding member of the research group “Narratives of the Educational Project in Architecture” at CEAU-FAUP and vice-director of Arq. ID – Architecture, Research and Development at Universidade Lusófona.

She was curator of the exhibitions “Porto – The City, the School and the masters” for UABB 2015 (Shenzhen, China), “Lo studio Ginoulhiac – 10 Anni. 10 Case. 10 Temi di Architettura” (Bergamo and Porto, 2019) and co-author of the exhibition project for the exhibition “Vicente. The Myth in Lisbon” (Lisbon, 2019).

She has co-organized events such as “Ludic Architecture – IV International Meeting on Educational Devices and Spaces in Architecture” (2017) and “International Conference Cycle Context(s) in Contemporary Architecture: 5 Continents” (2018-2019). Besides her academic career she works as a practitioner architect at diverse programmes and scales of intervention.


Architecture Exhibitions, Exhibition Design, Spatial Practices, Curatorial Studies, Curation, Education, Mediation, Immersive Installations, Health and Wellbeing



  • Ginoulhiac, Marco; Neiva, Ana; Rodrigues. José Miguel. (eds). 2019. O atelier Ginoulhiac. 10 anos, 10 casas, 10 temas de arquitectura | The Ginoulhiac atelier. 10 years, 10 houses, 10 themes of architecture. Porto: Faculdade de Arqui¬tectura da Universidade do Porto. ISBN: 978-989-8527-39-4.
  • Neiva, Ana; Ginoulhiac, Marco; Coelho, Rodrigo. (eds.) 2017. Ludic Architecture. Porto: Centro de Estudos de Arquite¬tura e Urbanismo, Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade do Porto. ISBN: 9788496712553

Peer reviewed book chapters

  • Neiva, Ana. “From Fantasy to Experimentation: The one-to-one scale in Architecture Exhibitions”. Kong, Mário S. M. Monteiro, Maria R. (eds.). 2019. Intelligence, creativity and fantasy, 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress PHI. London: Taylor & Francis Group. 106-111. ISBN 9780367277192 | Doi:
  • Neiva, Ana. Dias, José Cabral. “A perspective on the Portuguese identity: the idea of modernity. A exposição do Mundo Português and Expo’98”. Kong, Mário S. M. Monteiro, Maria R. (eds.). 2019. Modernity, Frontiers and Revo¬lutions, 4th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2018), London: Taylor & Francisc Group. 145–151. ISBN 9780367023973 | Doi:

Conference Proceedings

  • Neiva, Ana. “Deutsches ArchitekturMuseum’s “Architektur im 20. Jahrhundert” exhibition cycle. A synthesis on Modern European architecture at the edge of the new Millennium”. Tostões, Ana; Yamana, Yoshiyuki (eds.) 2021. The 16th Inter¬national Docomomo Conference Tokyo Japan 2020+1 Proceedings. Tokyo. ISBN 734-740-978-4-904700-76-13

Book chapters

  • Neiva, Ana. “Entre a Curadoria e a Educação: processos de mediação em Arquitetura”. Neiva, Ana; Ginoulhiac, Marco; Coelho, Rodrigo. 2017. Ludic Architecture. Porto: Centro de Estudos de Arquitetura e Urbanismo, Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade do Porto. 120-129.

Peer reviewed Scientific Journals

  • Neiva, Ana; Viana, Marta; Gomes, João Nuno. “Petites Follies”: Other Landscapes over Douro. UOU Scientific Jour¬nal. . Issue #02 December 2021. Sofia Aleixo (ed.). Follies. Alicante: University of Universities. ISSN: 2697-1518 | DOI: 10.14198/UOU.2021.2

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