Zara Ferreira


Institution: PhD Student, Técnico (University of Lisbon)
Field of responsibility/ Role in the RMB project: RMB member
Field of specialization: Architecture


Zara Ferreira, architect and master in architecture (2012) from Técnico – University of Lisbon, with a dissertation entitled The Modern and the Climate in the Lusophone Africa. School buildings in Mo zambique: the Fernando Mesquita concept (1955 – 1975) , developed in the framework of the FCT research project EWV_Exchanging Worlds Visions (, where she acted as fellow and researcher (2011 – 2013). Architect participant in the Portuguese official representation of the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale and copy editor of the Journal Homeland – News from Portugal (2014). Secretary general of Docomomo International and co – editor of Docomomo Journal (2014 – 2017).

Currently doing her PhD, in Técn ico – University of Lisbon and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne , on the preservation of post – XXII European sites and neighbourhoods, with a Doctoral Fellowship from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia).