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Assistant Researcher

Megg Sousa

research interests

"digital architecture" "sistemic thinking" "patterns"

Short Bio

Ph.D. student in Contemporary Metropolitan Territories Architecture at the University Institute of Lisbon ISCTE-IUL, and associated on DINÂMIA’CET - Iscte. Currently am a Project Professor at the Architecture and Urbanism Faculty at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF), Brazil. I was a volunteer researcher at the NÓ.Lab Laboratory of Digital Modeling at the Architecture and Urbanism Department, Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), and Master's degree from the same institution. Graduated in Architecture and Urbanism from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) with a period at the Università Degli Studi di Firenze (UNIFI), Italy. Teaching activities at the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV) in Graphic Representation and Project Compatibility areas between 2016-2018.

research project at dinâmia'cet-Iscte

Considering urban design as a manipulation of a complex web of nodes and connections with simultaneous interactions leads us to the systemic thinking that can be applied to the design of public spaces. The development of design pattern systems and urban toolboxes can be identified by different authors who seek to systematize urban elements from systemic thinking, considering the new urban challenges. The objective of my investigation, therefore, is to propose a new systematization of design patterns for small public spaces based on three main classes: behaviors, processes, and elements.

Main publications

Main projects

Last update

23 de maio de 2023
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