Laboratory of Urbanism and Territorial Dynamics
Coordinator: Cristina Cavaco e João Rafael Santos
Team: Cristina Cavaco, João Pedro Costa, João Rafael Santos, Jorge Cancela, Leonel Fadigas, Sérgio Proença
Laboratory of Urbanism and Territorial Dynamics seeks to bring together under the same unit researchers concerned with the study and academic dissemination of topics related to the transformation and development of cities, urban space and metropolitan territories, with a particular focus on their underlying dynamics and policy framework.
With this in mind, Laboratory of Urbanism and Territorial Dynamics main research topics are those related to the urban and metropolitan challenges regarding land use, urban settlement, territorial and landscape transformation and development, monitoring and evaluation of territorial dynamics and policies, as well as the impact of climate changes on urbanism and on urban and territorial management.