Research Projects

ArchLabour – Architecture, Colonialism and Labour. The role and legacy of mass labour in the design, planning and construction of Public Works in former African territories under Portuguese colonial rule

WomArchStruggle. Women architects in former Portuguese colonial Africa: gender and struggle for professional recognition (1953-1985)

ArchWar. Dominance and mass-violence through Housing and Architecture during colonial wars. The Portuguese case (Guinea-Bissau, Angola, Mozambique): colonial documentation and post-independence critical assessment.

European Middle Class Mass Housing (MCMH-EU)

MCMH: Middle Class Mass Housing in Europe, Africa and Asia

Coast to Coast – Late Portuguese Infrastructural Development in Continental Africa (Angola and Mozambique): Critical and Historical Analysis and Postcolonial Assessment

LLM – Homes for the biggest number: Lisbon, Luanda, Macao

GUC – The Colonial Urbanization Offices: Architectural Culture and Practice