Gonçalo Canto Moniz


Gonçalo Canto Moniz is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra, where he co-coordinates the thematic line Urban Cultures, Sociabilities and Participation. He Graduated on Architecture at the Department of Architecture of Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra in 1995, where he is Associate Professor. Obtained his PhD degree in Architecture at the University of Coimbra in 2011, based on his academic thesis Modern Architectural Education, published in Portuguese "O Ensino Moderno da Arquitectura. A Formação do Arquitecto nas Escolas de Belas Artes em Portugal (1931-69)" (FIMS, Afrontamento, 2019). He coordinates the European project URBiNAT "Healthy corridor as drivers of social housing neighbourhoods for the co-creation of social, environmental and marketable NBS", with 28 international partners, supported by H2020 (2018-2023). He has been publishing about modern architecture, namely about school buildings, architectural education and inclusive urban regeneration. He is a member of the ISC Education and Training of DOCOMOMO International.

Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Coelho, Carolina; Cordeiro, António; Alcoforado, Luís; Moniz, Gonçalo Canto (2022), "Survey on Student School Spaces: An Inclusive Design Tool for a Better School", Buildings, 12, 4, 392

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Moniz, Gonçalo Canto; Ferreira, Isabel; Caitana, Beatriz; Nunes, Nathalie; Pereira, João Rui (orgs.) (2022), Nature for Inclusive and Innovative Urban Regeneration International Conference: Book of Abstracts. Coimbra: Centre for Social Studies, University of Coim

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Book Chapter

Moniz, Gonçalo Canto; Andersson, Ingrid; Hilding-Hamann, Knud Erik; Mateus, Américo; Nunes, Nathalie (2022), Inclusive Urban Regeneration with Citizens and Stakeholders: From Living Labs to the URBiNAT CoP, in Israa H. Mahmoud, Eugenio Morello, Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira, Davide Geneletti (org.), Nature-based Solutions for Sustainable Urban Planning. Contemporary Urban Design Thinking. Springer International Publishing, 105-146

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