João Paulo Providência


Biography

Paulo Providencia holds an Architecture degree from the University of Porto (1988) and a PhD from the University of Coimbra (2007). He is Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Coimbra, where he is also a Tutor of Masters and PhD Dissertations. As well, he is a practicing Architect with an interest in the design of public-use buildings. Local coordinator of the European Joint Master Degree in Architecture, Landscape, Archaeology a joint programme of the University of Rome La Sapienza, National Technical University of Athens, the University of Federico II of Naples and the University of Coimbra. The design studio exercises of the 5th year have been subject of public debates, bringing heritage and architectural discussions outside the insitutions. His research interests include nineteenth-century and contemporary methods and practice of architectural expression, architecture of the public health facilities, hospital heritage, and architectural project. Has been Design Studio Invited Critic at: ETH Zurique, EPFL Lausanne, KTH Estocolmo, UCD Dublin, SAUL Limerick, Sapienza Università di Roma, NTUA Athens, Facoltà di Architettura Politecnico di Bari, FAUP Porto, KU Leuven in Gent, among others.


Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Providência, João Paulo (2022), Tracing Álvaro Siza's Traces: To Fabricate a Construction of Time, in Caroline Voet, Eireen Shreurs, Helen Thomas (org.), The Hybrid Practitioner - Building, Teaching, Researching Architecture. Leuven: Leuven Univerisity Press, 323-335

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Article in Scientific journal

Providência, Paulo (2022), "Ronchamp, South Wall", Joelho Revista de Cultura Arquitectonica, 13, 21-44

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Article in Scientific journal

Providência, João Paulo (2021), "Architectural Design through Landscape Mappings. A Tool for Reciprocal Learning", Joelho, 11-12, 187-202

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