Integrated Researcher (without Phd)

Diana Soeiro

research interests

Sustainable Economic Growth, Spatial Planning Systems, Territorial and Urban Governance, Smart Cities

Short Bio

Diana Soeiro completed her Philosophy Ph.D. and undergraduate studies at Nova University of Lisbon (UNL). She conducted Post-Doctoral studies in Philosophy and Urban Studies (2012-2018, UNL); and at the European Union project ROCK – Regeneration and Optimization of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities (2017-2020). She has done historical and theoretical work on philosophical anthropology, architecture, urbanism, governance and smart cities. These works have led to emphasize the role of urban design, innovative governance strategies and intersectoral collaboration in the future of healthy smart sustainable cities. In 2017, she was appointed Ambassador for United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (Portugal).

research project at dinâmia'cet-Iscte

MSc Thesis: “Cities, Health, Well-being and Public Policies: Spatial policies in the context of the European Union and United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda”, Supervisor: Dr. Raul Lopes, Associate Professor at ISCTE-IUL

Main publications

Soeiro, Diana (2020), “Smart Cities, Well-being and Good Business: The 2030 Agenda and the role of knowledge in the era of Industry 4.0” in, Florinda Matos, Valter Vilarinhos, Isabel Salavisa, Leif Edvinsson and Maurizio Massaro (eds), Knowledge, People and Digital Transformation: Approaches for a Sustainable Future, Springer Nature, pp.41-53. ISBN: 978-3-030-40389-8.

Soeiro, Diana (2019), Section Architecture, “Gonçalo Ribeiro Telles, b.1922”, in Stephen Ross (Ed), Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, UK/USA, Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM2082-1

Soeiro, Diana (2019), Section Architecture, “Álvaro Siza Vieira, b.1933”, in Stephen Ross (Ed), Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, UK/USA, Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM2083-1

Soeiro, Diana (2018), “Rational Landscape: Spatial justice, politics and aesthetics – The city of Lisbon as a case study”, in António Marques and João Sàágua (eds), Essays on Values and Practical Rationality – Ethical and Aesthetical Dimensions, Seventh Volume of ‘Lisbon Philosophical Studies – Uses of Language in Interdisciplinary Fields’ Series, Bern: Peter Lang, pp.267-291. ISBN:978-3-0343-3058-9.

Soeiro, Diana (2017), “The built environment as an extension of human biology: Alexander, Damásio, Bratton” in, Maria João Oliveira & Filipa Castro Osório, Kine[SIS]tem, From Nature to Architectural Matter, Dinâmia’CET-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lisboa, pp. 314–323. ISBN digital: 968-989-8862-25-9; ISBN: 978-989-8862-24-2. doi: 10.1007/s00004-018-0369-9

Main projects

Last update

2 de março de 2021