Integrated Phd Researcher

Paulo Tormenta Pinto

research interests

Architecture, Representation, Housing and Urban Studies

Short Bio

Paulo Tormenta Pinto (Lisbon, 1970) Architect, holds a Ph.D. from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, in 2004. He is Assistant Professor with Aggregation at ISCTE-IUL Department of Architecture and Urbanism and researcher at DINÂMIA'CET-IUL and CIAAM. He coordinates the doctoral program on Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories of ISCTE-IUL. His work has been awarded several times, namely: INH (National Housing Institute) prize in 2002 for the social housing complex in Calhariz de Benfica (91 homes and social facilities) and the IHRU 2012 award for Rehabilitation of the Neighborhood Public Space of Lagarteiro in Oporto (7ha).

research project

Aims at identifying, characterizing, debating, and reflecting the urban policies and architectural Works produced in Portugal after the 1998 Lisbon World Exposition (Expo98). The study is grounded on the conviction that the effects of this urban laboratory cannot dispense a predominantly analytical and interpretative work, capable of mapping and qualifying the urban, projectual, and technological culture implemented in Portugalin the two decades that followed the Expo98 ventures. 

Link to DINÂMIA'CET-IUL identifying mission:

DC is the institution to which the researcher responsible for the project belongs, and this I&D unit can provide both logistical support and the participation of leading researchers, particularly in areas involving the social sciences , economy and partner in the project.

PINTO, Paulo Tormenta (2015) Cassiano Branco 1897-1970- Arquitectura e Artifício editora Caleidoscópio, nova edição, revista e aumentada, Casal de Cambra, ISBN 978-989-658-301-9 (600 páginas), incluindo prefácio de José António Bandeirinha.

Main publications

PINTO, Paulo Tormenta e ALMEIDA, Rogério Vieira (2015) “Territorial Development in the Cape Verde Archipelago under the Estado Novo Dictatorship (1953–1974)” em HEBBERT, Michael (Ed.) Planning Perspectives, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Goup, London (pág. 597- 623). ISSN 0266-5433 DOI:10.1080/02665433.2014.1000946. Index ISI Web of Science and SCOPUS 1º Quartil.

PINTO, Paulo Tormenta (2015) “Território, Património e Ideologia – Experiências pedagógicas no ensino de Projeto Final de Arquitetura do ISCTE-IUL”, em FIGUEIRA, Jorge; LOBO Rui; GONÇALVES Adelino; MONIZ Gonçalo Canto (Ed.) Revista Joelho - The Built Heritage Debate / A Questão do Património, nº6, EDARQ Universidade de Coimbra. ISSN: 1647-8681, (pág. 112 a 121).

PINTO, Paulo Tormenta (Coord.) (2015) Revista Passagens - Representações do Espaço no Tempo do Space-Shuttle Columbia, nº 2, Editora Caleidoscópio, Casal de Cambra. ISSN 2182-8512 (207 páginas). Indexada na Latindex

PINTO, Paulo Tormenta (2014) “Processo de Revitalização Social e Urbana da Cidade de Lisboa – Novo Centro social da Assistência Paroquial de Santos-o-Velho”, em CARVALHO, Jorge Ramos (Coord.) Revista Rossio – Gabinete de Estudos Olisiponenses, nº 4 de dezembro. (pág. 54 a 65) ISBN 2183-1327

Main projects

Coast to Coast – Late Portuguese Infrastructural Development in Continental Africa (Angola and Mozambique): Critical and Historical Analysis and Postcolonial Assessment, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (2016-2019)

Os Gabinetes Coloniais de Urbanização: Cultura e Prática Arquitectónica

O Lugar do Discurso - FCT

Habitação para o maior número: Lisboa, Luanda, Macau - FCT

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