Yesterday, the student of the Master in Architecture of the Department of Architecture of the Faculty of Sciences and Technologies of the University of Coimbra, Filipa Reis de Carvalho, presented the final dissertation entitled “Maria José Marques da Silva. A Pioneer Woman Architect in Portugal / Maria José Marques da Silva. Uma Arquiteta Pioneira em Portugal“.

Under the guidance of the ProfessorNuno Pedroso Correia and the coguidance of the Professor Patrícia Santos Pedrosa, she developed a pertinent investigation about the Portuguese architect Maria José Marques da Silva (1914-1994).

Many congratulations to Filipa Carvalho for her successful research and for her contribution to the writing of the History of Women in Architecture!