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Alexandra Alegre



Institution: Tecnico, Lisbon University
Field of responsibility/ Role in the RMB project: Collaborator
Field of specialization: Architecture

CERIS, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Avenida Rovisco Pais 1, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal, +351918701132,


Alexandra Alegre is an assistant professor of architecture at Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, within the PhD of Architecture Course and Integrated Master Degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering. She holds a degree in Architecture (1992) from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, after which she practiced as an architect for several years. She holds a master degree in Building Construction (1999) and a PhD in Architecture (2009) both at the IST, Lisbon, Portugal. Her research interests are focused on the history of architecture, architectural design process and production, rehabilitation/renovation process, space and functional analysis, construction and morphotypological studies, stressing the studies on school building, learning environments, dwelling, childhood spaces and the material culture of children. She is the principal researcher of the research project Atlas of School Architecture In Portugal_ Education, Heritage and Challenges, funded by Foundation for Science and Technology (Portugal), and is the author of the book Arquitectura Escolar. O Edifício Liceu em Portugal (1882-1978), published by Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in 2012. Researcher at the CERIS research centre. Member of Docomomo International.

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