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Miguel Amado

  • PhD / Associate Professor with habilitation
  • University of Lisbon Higher Technical Institute
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Research interests

Transfornation of Informal into Formal SettlementsRegeneration of Urban CentersDevelopmentSustainable constructionEnergySustainable Urban Planning

About

Miguel Amado is Associate Professor of Associate Professor with Habilitation in the DECivil – Dept. Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources of Instituto Superior Tecnico at Universidade de Lisboa where he holds the teaching of Design in Master and Doctoral Program in Architecture. He is also Coordinator of GEOTPU – Research Group on Spatial, Regional and Urban Planning, an interdisciplinary research group with the focus on development; spatial and urban planning; architecture; sustainable construction; energy and sustainability, created in 2005 by he’s initiative. After receiving her PhD in Environmental Engineering in 2004 from the Universidade NOVA of Lisboa, Miguel Amado obtained he early training in architecture (1989), UNESCO - Urban Centers (1996), urban planning and environment (1997) and Habilitation in Architecture (2015). Miguel Amado was recruited to the Dept. Civil Engineering, Architecture and Georesources of Instituto Superior Tecnico at the Universidade de Lisboa. He is author of three books - Planeamento Urbano Sustentavel (2004), Oeiras E-City (2014), Construção Sustentavel (2016), several books chapters and more than 90 scientific publications. He as one patent and currently works in international projects in Europe, Africa and Asia continents. He is a member of the Standardization Technical Committees in Thermal buildings (CT 89 and CT151) and Sectoral Commission for Construction (CS / 10) Quality of the National Council for the standardization project. Since 2004 he has supervised 4 PhD students, 2 Pos-Doc researchers and more than 70 Master students. Miguel Amado Chairs the Fiscal Committee of the National Portugueses Architects Association and full member of CERIS – Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability.

Co-authors (42)

  • Francesca Poggi

Publications (5)

  • Methods in sustainable urban process, in Sustainable Construction – Materials and Practice

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  • The operative process in sustainable urban planning

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  • The operative process in sustainable urban planning

    • Amado M
    • Kungolos A
    • Brebbia C
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  • Energy conservation in habitation buildings and the level of environmental comfort

    • Amado M
    • Ural O
    • Abrantes V
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  • Energy Conservation in Habitation Buildings and the level of environmental comfort

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Editorships

Sustainability

Editorial board

2018 - Present

Professional experience

Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Tecnico

Education

Departamento de Engenharia Civil, Arquitectura e Georrecursos

Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico

May 2015 - May 2015(a day)

Engenharia Ciencias de Engenharia do Amabiente

Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia Universidade Nova de Lisboa

September 1995 - March 1997(2 years)

Arquitectura

Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa Faculdade de Arquitectura

September 1984 - July 1989(5 years)