Dissertation on Olga Quintanilha, by Maria João Pinheiro (Deca-UBI)

The undergraduate student of the Integrated Master in Architecture of the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture of the Faculty of Engineering (University of Beira Interior), Maria João Pinheiro, presented in September 2021 the final graduation research entitled "Olga Quintanilha. Um percurso arquitectónico e associativo". ["Olga Quintanilha. An architectural and associative journey"].

Under the guidance of Professor Patrícia Santos Pedrosa, Maria João Pinheiro studied the life and work of the architect Olga Quintanilha (1942-2005), "an unavoidable figure in the context of the profession, in the second half of the 20th century. Olga Quintanilha was the first woman to chair the Association of Portuguese Architects and the first woman president of the Ordem dos Arquitectos, which replaced the first."

Congratulations to Maria João Pinheiro for the successfully carried out research and her contribution to the History of women in Architecture writing!

The document is available here: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.6/11796