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 Research Group 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", supported by H2020 (2018-2023). He also co-coordinates the European project "TRANS-Lighthouses: More than green - Lighthouses of transformative nature-based solutions for inclusive communities", supported by Horizon europe (2023-2026). 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


Moniz, Gonçalo Canto (orgs.) (2024), Proceeding of the Nature for an Inclusive and Innovative Urban Regeneration (NATiURB 2022). Atlantis Press / Springer Nature

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Article in Scientific journal

Caitana, Beatriz; Moniz, Gonçalo Canto (2024), "Co-Production Boundaries of Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Regeneration: The Case of a Healthy Corridor", Urban Planning, 9

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Book Chapter

Moniz, Gonçalo Canto; Caitana, Beatriz; Ferreira, Isabel; Acri, Marco; Mateus, Américo; Leonor, Susana (2023), Co-creation of healthy corridors: a participatory approach to the circular city, in Luigi Fusco Girard, Peter Nijkamp, Francesca Nocca (org.), Reconnecting the city with nature and history: towards circular regeneration strategies. Milão: Franco Angeli, 113-137

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