|Name:||Eliseu Manuel Vieira Gonçalves|
Eliseu Gonçalves is an architect and assistant professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto – FAUP, where he graduated in1994 and obtained his PhD in architecture (2015). In 1994 he received the Eng. António de Almeida Foundation Award.
Between 1994 and 2001, he worked in Manuel Fernandes de Sá’s architectural office; At the same time, he opened his own office where he developed several works of architecture and urbanism, with the requalification of the riverside fronts of Porto and Vila do Conde and the construction and rehabilitation of residential buildings located mainly in the north of Portugal as highlights.
Within the scope of his interests and academic research, he has given special attention to the relationship between architecture and construction from the perspective of the modernism culture, Portuguese social housing, modern comforts in the first half of the 20th century; and energy, climate and architectural form within the framework of the "well-tempered house".
His PhD thesis was on working-class housing in Porto at the beginning of the last century (FCT Scholarship – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia). Part of the research has been presented at conferences and in journals.
Since 2009 he has been a member of the research group Atlas da Casa – Housing architectural design and forms of dwelling– from the Architectural and Urbanism Research Centre, CEAU/ FAUP. Currently he is the coordinator of the research project "Mapping Public Housing: a critical review of the State-subsidized residential architecture in Portugal (1910-1974)” – I&D/FCT: P2020-PTDC/CPC-HAT/1688/2014