2022 IAWA Symposium

In March 2022, Lia Gil Antunes (former researcher in the W@ARCH.PT project) and Cátia Ramos, researchers and PhD students at the University of Coimbra went to the 2022 IAWA Symposium to present “A Portuguese architect committed with her time: Maria José Abrunhosa de Castro, the SAAL housing process and the city of Guarda”

More information is available here: https://iawacenter.caus.vt.edu/2022-symposium/

Conference: From historical justice to everyday life: architects and their existence

In March of this year, the Principal Investigator of the W@ARCH.PT project, Patrícia Santos Pedrosa, was in Coimbra to give the conference “From historical justice to everyday life: architects and their existence”. The event was organised by Professor Carolina Coelho from the Department of Architecture of the University of Coimbra.

We are grateful for the invitation and to everyone who attended the event!

Roundtable on Eileen Gray | MNAC

In March 2022, we participated in a roundtable at the National Museum of Contemporary Art of Chiado, in Lisbon, about the exhibition 'Eileen Gray, E.1027. Total Art'.

The panel consisted of three guests: Patrícia Santos Pedrosa (architect, professor and researcher (University of Beira Interior and CIEG/ULisboa), Lia Antunes (architect and PhD student) and Eliana Sousa Santos (architect, professor and researcher, CES-UCoimbra).

This initiative was part of the Cycle of lectures, debates, and visits 'Without concessions - modernity in the feminine', organized by Maria Helena Souto, associate professor and researcher, IADE — Universidade Europeia.

Thanks to everyone who attended the event!

What Women? Debate

In March of this year we participated in the debate “What Women?”, within the scope of the exhibition "What? When? Why Not? Portuguese Architecture" at Casa da Arquitectura, in Matosinhos.

The debate was attended by Patrícia Santos Pedrosa (CIEG/ISCSP/UL, UBI), Helena Souto (IADE-UE) and Zaida Muxi (ETSAB-UPC, Spain), moderated by Jorge Figueira and Bruno Gil. The event was opened by Nuno Sampaio, Executive Director of Casa da Arquitectura and Fátima Vieira, President of the Board of Directors of the Marques da Silva Foundation.

Event recording available at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAzHhdoxYLU