Rui Jorge Garcia Ramos is an architect by the Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto (1986, FAUP) and full professor in the subject area of architecture. He teaches the Project atelier of the Integrated Master Degree; Culture and Dwelling in the PhD Programme in Architecture and he also coordinates the free course Housing in Europe: A Century of Architecture, in FAUP. He had also participated in the University Studies Programme for Seniors. Within his teaching activity, he has attending several pedagogical training courses.
He has held several leading and management roles in the University of Porto, having been Vice Rector for the built environment between 2014 and 2018.
He developed the practice of architecture and business activity between 1983 and 2003. He made his internship as an architect in several architecture offices and he also was a municipal architect and adviser. He kept self-employed activity, having several works published and awarded, in the fields of architecture and design management. For the work carried out on Expo’98 he was awarded with the Degree of Grand Officer of Merit.
He is a researcher at the Centre for Studies in Architecture and Urbanism of FAUP and he is the main researcher of the interdisciplinary project: “Mapping Public Housing: A Critical Review of the State Subsidized Residential Architecture in Portugal 1910-1974” (FCT 2016-2019). His main study areas are the spatial devices of the house; the relation between cultural processes and dwelling forms; the identity question in architecture; and housing programmes, of which he has several works published, available for consultation in Ciência Vitae or
Áreas de Interesse
- Humanities > Arts
- Technological sciences > Architecture