Urban Studies, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, Civil Society Participation
Irina Gomes is a portuguese architect and enthusiastic environmentalist. She studied Sustainable Cities after her graduation in Architecture. She worked at the studio Varela Gomes architects and had several other professional experiences related with communication, Open Source technologies and non-governamental organizations. Also, lived and worked as an architect in São Paulo, Brazil, in 2015.
She is currently working on her PhD thesis in Urban Studies (ISCTE and FCSH-UNL) through a PhD Scholarship awarded by FCT. Her research focuses in comparing the territorial planning with the constructed reality.