Integrated Phd Researcher

Pedro Mendes

research interests

Contemporary Public Buildings Architectural Design; Contemporary Public Spaces Architectural Design; Elements of Architecture

Short Bio

Architect, Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), Assistant Professor of the Department of Architecture and Urbanism ISCTE–IUL and researcher in DINÂMIA'CET-IUL. The main areas that teaches and researches focus on Architectural Design, developing the elements of architecture, the investigation of the design of buildings and public spaces. Works and investigates in architecture design, conducting the design of public buildings and housing, as well as spaces for public use. Participated as an author in several publications and exhibitions in many countries. Received awards, participated in seminars and conferences in Portugal and abroad.

research project

The research project establishes as a central reference the universe of architecture. The areas of research to be developed are approached from a holistic perspective and cover the area of influence of "Architectural design research" and its relations at the territory and city level. The various dimensions addressed point to the understanding of the dynamics of the relations between the architectural domain and the contemporary transformations of cultural, societal, environmental and physical character.

Link to DINÂMIA'CET-IUL identifying mission:

The program of work articulates with the scientific identity of the D'C as research focus on the territory and the city, addressed in its multiple dimensions; namely in the understanding of the dynamics of the relations between the architectural domain and the contemporary transformations of cultural, societal, environmental and physical character.

2016 - MENDES, Pedro; PITA, Maria; RODRIGUES, Ana. (2016) Atelier da Rua: a participated street design process. In Editores: Santos Cruz, S; Alves, F; Pinho, P (2015) BECOMING LOCAL – Generative places, smart approaches, happy people, CITTA 8th Annual Conference on Planning Research, Porto, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universisdade do Porto. Isbn: 978-972-752-195-1. pp.167-181

Main publications

2014 - MENDES, Pedro; MAURIÑO, Luis - Viviendas en Nossa Senhora de Fátima [Prédio na Rua N. S. de Fátima]. Revista de Arquitectura y Urbanismo del Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid. (Março). p. 26-32; 49-53 ISSN 0004-2706

2013 - MENDES, Pedro; NEVES, José Manuel (ed.) das (2013) - Pedro Mendes | Centro Sociocultural, Almada + Casa da Cultura,Mira-Sintra, Lisboa: Uzina Books. Isbn 978-989-8456-57-1

2012 - MENDES, Pedro - Community Center and Landscaping. In UFFELEN, Chris van - 1000 x European Architecture. Braun Publishing AG. p. 425. isbn 978-3-03768

2012 - MENDES, Pedro - Social and Cultural Center. In UFFELEN, Chris van - 1000 x European Architecture. Braun Publishing AG. p. 405. isbn 978-3-03768

Main projects

Edificios Públicos Contemporâneos

Espaços Públicos Contemporâneos

Architectural design research

Processos de projecto participados

Criação de novos materiais sustentáveis a partir de fibras vegetais

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