Construction EngineeringArchitectural DesignBuilding Maintenance
Patrícia Fernandes Rocha (1974, Portugal) is researcher and architect. Completed a PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University (FEUP) with a thesis concerning a multicriteria decision support system developed for residential buildings to be used during the architectural design process, which includes maintenance issues. Completed a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation of Built Heritage from the Faculty of Engineering of Porto University (FEUP), and graduated in Architecture (ESAP, 1998). ERASMUS Student at the École d'Architecture Paris /Tolbiac (1997/98). Patrícia´s research and practice experiment collaborations between architecture, rehabilitation, refurbishment, retrofit, consulting and building maintenance, with main focus on building maintenance to integrate since the early design stages.