Gonçalo Canto Moniz 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 and 7 cities, funded by H2020. The research developed in the last years combines the inclusive urban regeneration with the studies on modern architecture, namely about housing, school buildings and architectural education.
He is principal researcher at the Centre for Social Studies and associated professor of the Department of Architecture of the University of Coimbra, where he obtained his PhD degree in 2011 on Modern Architectural Education, “O Ensino Moderno da Arquitectura. A Formação do Arquitecto nas Escolas de Belas Artes em Portugal (1931-69)” (published by FIMS, Afrontamento, 2019).
Gonçalo Canto Moniz will talk at the event Utopian Green City – Local gardens, global changes on April 22 at 21.30 at the University of Porto.