Eliana Sousa Santos


Eliana Sousa Santos is an architect, a researcher and an assistant professor of architecture. She was awarded the Fernando Távora Prize in 2017. She curated the exhibition The Shape of Plain held at Gulbenkian Museum and an associated project of the Lisbon Architecture Triennial 2016. She was a visiting postdoctoral research fellow at Yale University in 2013/14. She is currently working on the project "George Kubler's Shape of Time: The Historiographical effect of Portuguese Plain Architecture in Post- revolutionary Portugal". She has a degree in architecture from the Technical University of Lisbon, a master degree from University of Coimbra and a PhD from the University of London. She has worked at West 8 and at Sousa Santos Arquitectos. She has taught at ESAD.CR and is currently assistant professor at Dept. of Architecture ISCTE-IUL.

Latest Publications


Sousa Santos, Eliana; Silva Nunes, Tiago (2021), Primavera Tardia: Uma Viagem pela Memória e pela Paisagem do Japão. Porto: Dafne Editora

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Book Chapter

Sousa Santos, Eliana (2021), Plain Façades and Exuberant Rooms: A tour of Casas Económicas, in Rui Ramos, Virgílio Pereira, Marta Moreira, Sérgio Dias da Silva (org.), Hidden in Plain Sight: Politics and Design in State-Subsidized Residential Architecture. Zurich: Park Books

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Article in Scientific journal

Sousa Santos, Eliana (2021), "Prime Objects and Replications: George Kubler's New Mexico", Revista de História da Art - Série W, 9, 74-82

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