Integrated Phd Researcher

Hélder Amador

research interests

Architecture, Clandestine neighborhoods, Floating town planning, Housing Policies, Urban design, Public policy

Short Bio

Helder António Gomes Caeiro Amador, Born on March 22, 1974. He holds a degree in Architecture from the Technical University of Lisbon in 2000. He holds a PhD in Urban Planning from the University of Lisbon in 2016 and a PhD in Public Policy from ISCTE since 2018.

research project

Areas of Illegal Genesis and Public Policy: The Variability and Decision Power Relationships in the Urban Reconversion Model in the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon (AML) from 1995-2019

Its purpose is to understand the urban / socio-political phenomenon / process, related to the conversion of illegal urbanization to the level of the AML (NUTS III), based on the 18 municipalities that comprise it, but choosing case studies illustrative of the different realities. Identify critical factors of success or failure in law enforcement in order to inform possible changes.

2018- Amador, Caeiro, Helder.(2018). (RE) INVENTAR ALQUEVA- Do turismo de luxo dos resorts á reinvenção de um lugar com identidade. 1ª edição .Livros Horizonte. Lisboa ISBN: 978-972-24-1890-4

Main publications

2018- Amador, H. (2018)."Contemporary urbanizations in public water reservoirs," for the upcoming book, "Handbook of Research on Methods and Tools for Assessing Cultural Landscape Adaptation." chapter 10. Handbook Editor | Faculty of Architecture – University of Lisbon (FA-ULisboa)

2017- Amador, H. (2017). URBANIZAÇÕES CONTEMPORÂNEAS EM ALBUFEIRAS DE ÁGUAS PÚBLICAS: AS ALDEIAS FLUTUANTES DO ALQUEVA. Revista cientifica Monfrague desarrollo resiliente-ISSN2340-5457-Volumen VIII, Nº 1 (Enero 2017).

2016- Amador, H. (2016). Urbanidades Emergentes em Albufeiras: A Experiencia do Alqueva.Tese de Doutoramento em Urbanismo.

2013- Amador, H. (2013). Urbanidades Emergentes em Albufeiras: o turismo como forma de desenvolvimento urbano. Arquiteturas do Mar Sobre o Reverso da Paisagem : Filosofias da Pobreza e da Riqueza, vários autores, caderno dos Seminário Internacional do projeto de investigação, CIAUD, com o artigo ISBN: 978-972-9346-35-4

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