Gonçalo Canto Moniz


Gonçalo Canto Moniz is a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra (2014-2017). Graduated on Architecture at the Department of Architecture of Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra in 1995, where he is Assistant Professor. Obtained his PhD degree in Architecture at the University of Coimbra in 2011, based on his academic thesis: "Modern Architectural Education". 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. He is researching and teaching about the reuse of modern buildings and its impact on the urban context, in the frame of the european project "Reuse of Modernist Buildings", supported by Erasmus Plus. He participates in the national projects "Atlas of school buildings in Portugal" and "(EU)ROPA Rise of Portuguese Architecture: Fundamentals, Platform, Progression", supported by FCT. He has been publishing about modern architecture, namely about school buildings, architectural education and urban regeneration.

Latest Publications


Melenhorst, Michel; Moniz, Gonçalo Canto; Providência, Paulo (orgs.) (2018), 2nd Reuse of Modernist Buildings Conference: Teaching through Design. Coimbra, Detmold: RMB Project, e|d|arq

Book Chapter

Moniz, Gonçalo Canto (2018), Externato da Luz: Arquitectura Moderna para uma pedagogia progressista, in Joâo Alves da Cunha (org.), O Seminário da Luz nos 50 anos da sua igreja. Lisboa: Editorial Franciscana, 126-133

Book Chapter

Moniz, Gonçalo Canto (2018), Democratic Schools for an Authoritarian Regime: Portuguese Educational and Architectural Experiences in the 1960s, in Ian Grosvenor, Lisa Rosén Rasmussen (org.), Educational Governance Research. Making Education: Material School Design and Educational Governance. Springer International Publishing, 49-70

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