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Rita Assoreira Almendra

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Researcher since: 2009

Projetos de Investigação: 2007-2010 - Title: Decision Making in the conceptual phase of design processes. A descriptive study contributing for the strategic adequacy an overall quality of design outcomes ( PhD Thesis) – Product Design – Design cognition
Ensino e Investigação em Design - conteúdos, metodologias e didáticas

ORCID: 0000-0002-6813-3366

Curriculum Vitae

 

Publicações

Capítulos de livros

Almendra R.A., Falcão G. (2016) Inclusive Design for Children at the Master Education. In: Di Bucchianico G., Kercher P. (eds) Advances in Design for Inclusion, Chapter in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 500. Springer, Cham. Pp.325-338.

Souza, A., Almendra, R., Krucken, L. (2017) Autochthonous Materials and Traditional Manufacturing Methods: Analysis Based on Cultural and Historical Features.Chapter published 23 Jun 2017 in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, pp.13-22.

2014 – Silveira, A. Franzato, C. Van der Linden, J, Almendra, Rita in Silveira, A. Franzato, C. Van der Linden J (Eds) “Introdução” do Livro Caminhos para a Sustentabilidade através do Design, Editorial UniRitter, Porto Alegre, Brasil. ISBN : 978-85-60100-86-6

2014 – Silva, A. Almendra, R. Da Silva, F. “Teaching of sustainability in industrialproduct Design courses in Portugal” in Silveira, A. Franzato, C. Van der Linden J (Eds), Caminhos para a Sustentabilidade através do Design, Capítulo 11, pp181-193, Editorial UniRitter, Porto Alegre, Brasil. ISBN : 978-85-60100-86-6.

2014 Almendra, R. “Metodologia e Métodos aplicados ao estudo dos processos de Design” In Arquitectura, urbanismo e Design – metodologias e Métodos de Investigação, Caleidoscópio: Lisboa, pp.189-209. ISBN 978-989-658- 247-0

2014 - Christiaans, H., Almendra, R. “Accessing Decision Making in Software Design” In: Acessing Decision Making in Software Design.1 ed. Boca Raton: Taylor and Francis Group, LLC, 2014, v.1, p. 107-128. ISBN: 9781466501096

2014 - Dias, A., Almendra, R., Silva, F. M. “Teaching HFE in Industrial/Product Design in Portugal” In: Advances in Ergonomics In Design, Usability & Special Populations: Part II Volume 17 of Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics2014.1 ed. Krakow: AHFE conference 2014, 2014, v.17, p. 709-714. ISBN:9781495121074.http://books.google.pt/books?id=b41YBAAAQBAJ&pg=PA709&dq=Advances+in+Ergonomics+In+Design,+Usability+%26+Special+Populations:+Part+II+DOI&source=gbs_toc_r&cad=4#v=onepage&q=Advances%20in%20Ergonomics%20In%2 0Design%2C%20Usability%20%26%20Special%20Pop

2014 - Dinis, P., Silva, F. M., Almendra, R. “The car segment reconceptualization in Portugal: new users, new functions” In: Advances in Ergonomics In Design, Usability & Special Populations: Part II Volume 17 of Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics 2014.1 ed.Krakow: AHFE Conference 2014, 2014, v.17, p. 649-657. ISBN: 9781495121074. http://books.google.pt/books?id=b41YBAAAQBAJ&pg=PR13&lpg=PR13&dq=Th e+car+segmentreconceptualization+in+Portugal:+new+users,+new+functions% E2%80%99&source=bl&ots=2iVWsZtnT8&sig=SdoeQ1_qYFTjMYkW74iI8nvF7jM&hl= en&sa=X&ei=EdCEVKr7CcPXaoTagOAK&ved=0CCMQ6A

2010 - Christiaans, H., Almendra, R. A. “David and Goliath Crossing the Bridge” In: When Design Education and Design research meet....1 ed. Glasgow: Design Society, 2010, p. 575-579. ISBN: 9781904670193

2009 - Almendra, R. A., Christiaans, H. “Decision making in Design: a comparative study” In: Research Into Design. Supporting Multiple Facets of Product Development.1 ed. Bangalore: Research Publishing, 2009, v.1, p. 508- 518. ISBN: 9789810822774.

2007 – Silva, F.M, Almendra, R. “Inclusive Design: A New Approach to Design Project” In: A Portrait of State of the art research at the Technical University of Lisbon.1ª ed. Netherlands: Springer, 2007, p. 605-621. ISBN 978-1-4020-5689-5 (HB).

 

Artigos em revistas internacionais

Sampaio, C.P.; Martins, S.B.; Almendra, R.A.; Moreira da Silva, F.J.C., (2016). From solıd waste to value ınnovatıon: Proposal for a R&D process based on desıgn thınkıng, desıgn for sustaınabılıty and busıness models. In LENS/Brazil – Learning Network on Sustainability/Brazil. 1st International Symposium on Sustainable Product Service Systems and Distributed Economy. Proceedings of the 1st SSPSS&DE. Curitiba, Brazil: Núcleo de Design & Sustentabilidade, Universidade Federal do Paraná. Available at http://spssdeseminar.wix.com/1sspss-de. Accessed Aug 19, 2016.

Sampaio, C.P.; Martins, S.B.; Almendra, R.A.; Moreira da Silva, F.J.C., (2016). From solid waste to value innovation: a methodological proposal for managing the team in an integrated R&D management model. Proceedings of the Regional Helix 2016: International Conference on Regional Triple Helix Dynamics. Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Sampaio, C.P.; Martins, S.B.; Almendra, R.A.; Moreira da Silva, F.J.C., (2016). Innovation and sustainability in materials, products and business models from solid waste: a value-based model for the R&D process. in: E. Delfino & C. Vezzoli, eds., Proceedings of the LeNSes Conference: Sustainable Energy for All by Design, Volume X, pp 345-353.

Sampaio, C.P.; Martins, S.B.; Almendra, R.A.; Moreira da Silva, F.J.C., (2017). FLOWS – A Design-based Process Model for Value Innovation from solid waste. Proceedings of the Simpósio Brasileiro de Design Sustentável (SBDS) + 6th International Symposium on Sustainable Design (ISSD), UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brasil.

Souza, A.T., Krucken, L., Almendra, R.A. (2016) “Design Para O Desenvolvimento Local: uma abordagem baseada nos recursos materiais e construtivos”, In Anais do 5º Simpósio Brasileiro de Design Sustentável.Vol.2 Nº 5. DOI: 10.5151/despro-sbds15-1st603b

SOUZA, Aline Teixeira. ALMENDRA, Rita. KRUCKEN, Lia. (2016) O papel dos materiais autóctones e das técnicas construtivas tradicionais no reconhecimento de valores e qualidades de territórios: a perspectiva do utilizador, In Livro de atas UD16 - 5º Encontro de Doutoramentos em Design, UA Editora, pp.83-93. 978-972-789-486-4

SOUZA, Aline Teixeira. ALMENDRA, Rita. KRUCKEN, Lia. (2016), Selection of autochthonous materials and traditional manufacturing methods as a challenging to design local products, In Proceedings Helix 2016, s.p. IPCB

Nevado, P.P., Barata, J.M. Almendra, R.A. (2016) Boosting innovation and growth through the use of design, Journal of Business Economics and Management, Vol. 17 Nº 1, pp.74 -91.

Ferreira, J., Christiaans, H., Almendra, R. (2016) A visual tool for analysing teacher and student interactions in a design studio setting, CoDesign, Vol. 12 Nº1-2, pp. 112-131.

N Plentz, R Almendra Sustainability in Brazilian and Portuguese design school’s curricula, Conference Paper published 10 Apr 2017 in Challenges for Technology Innovation: An Agenda for the Future
Aline Souza, A., Almendra, R. Krucken, L. (2017) Materials & Manufacturing Methods selection in product design: Experiences in undergraduate programs, The Design Journal, Vol. 20 Nº sup1, pp.1185-1196.

Aline Souza, A., Almendra, R. Krucken, L. (2017) Autochthonous Materials and Traditional Manufacturing Methods: Analysis Based on Cultural and Historical Features, Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making, Springer, pp.13-22.

Falcão, G., Almendra, R. (2017) The end of the “briefing” and “the client” in graphic design, The Design Journal, Vol. 20, Nº sup1, pp.1405-1414.

Almendra, R.A. & Falcão, R. (2017)”‘Sketching’ the new designers - going wide, going deep and doing it together”In Loredana Di Lucchio, Lorenzo Imbesi, Paul Atkinson EDS)| The Design Journal An International Journal for All Aspects of DesignVolume 20, 2017 –,Issue sup1: Design for Next: Proceedings of the 12th European Academy of Design Conference, Sapienza University of Rome, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 1323-1335, ISBN 978-1-138-09023-1 Published online: 06 Sep 2017

Moreira, B.R. Bernardes,M.M. Almendra, R.A. (2017) “Design Management in Practice: Framework for Application in Companies” The International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice Vol. 11 Nº 2 pp. 11-30

Casaca, J. Almendra, R.A. Neves, M. (2017) “Inside Lisboa”: Designing a User-centred Tool to Reach the Heart of the City, The International Journal of Visual Design, Vol. 11 Nº3, pp.27- 40.

Dias, A.C. Almendra, R.A. Moreira da Silva, F. (2017) The Mismatch among Design Education, Research, and Practice: How to Strengthen the Bridge, The International Journal of Design Education, Vol.11, Nº 4, pp.17-28.

Dias, A. Almendra, R., Moreira, F.Design education facing Europe 2020—a reflection on demands: FAULisbon as the case study Conference Paper published 10 Apr 2017 in Challenges for Technology Innovation: An Agenda for the Future.

2015 Casaca, João, Almendra, Rita Assoreira, Neves, Marco. Inside Lisboa': Designing a User-Centred Tool to Reach a Citys Heart, Design Principles and Practices – an International Journal (em publicação)

Cristina Dias, A.; Almendra, R.; Moreira da Silva, F. (2015) The application of ergonomic knowledge by undergraduate product design students: FAULisbon as a case study. 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2015) and the Affiliated Conferences, AHFE 2015

Almendra, R. Christiaans, H. (2011) Decision Making in Design: An Experiment with Dutch and Portuguese Students. Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, 5 (3), pp.65-78.

Christiaans, H. Almendra, R. (2010) Accessing decision-making in Software design. Design Studies, 31(6), pp. 641-662, Special Issue Studying Professional Software Design, Elsevier.

Almendra, R., & Christiaans, H. (2009). Decision-making in the conceptual design phases: a comparative study. Journal of Design Research, 8 (1).

Almendra, R., & Christiaans, H. (2009). Decision-making in Design: a comparative study. In A. Chakrabarti (Ed.), Research into Design: Supporting multiple facets of product development, Research Publishing. Singapore, 2009, pp. 508-519, ISBN: 978-981-08-2277-4.

Almendra, R. (2008). Reflection on the Quality of Design: From the Product to the Project. Design Principles and Practices: an International Journal. CommonGround Publisher2(1), pp.1-6. ISSN 1833-1874.

 

Capítulos de livros

Publicado - Almendra, R. 2014. “Metodologia e métodos aplicados ao estudo dos processos de design” In Ramos, T. (Ed), Metodologias e métodos de Investigação aplicados à Arquitectura, ao Urbanismo e ao Design – Cap. 10, Quando o Método é combinar métodos, Caleidoscópio, Lisboa.

 

Artigos em revistas internacionais.

Publicado - Almendra, R. Christiaans, H. (2012). ‘Design Thinking’. The Emperor’s New Suit. Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, Annual review, pp 97-108.

 

Comunicações

Comunicações em encontros científicos internacionais

Comunicação no âmbito da conferência UD15: Seleção de materiais e recursos construtivos para o design de produtos locais (Porto), Universidade do Porto e Universidade de Aveiro (organização) Proceedings 2015

2013 Co-autora da comunicação “Teaching of sustainablility in industrial/ product Design courses in Portugal”, com Ana Cristina Dias e Fernando Moreira da Silva, 4th International Symposium on Sustainable Design (ISSD), 12-14 de Novembro, Porto Alegre, Brasil.

2013 Autora da comunicação “Designing the difference in an inclusive way” In: 15th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education Conference, 2013, Dublin. 15th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education Conference. , 2013.

2013 Autora da comunicação “Designing Well-being through an lnclusive approach” In: WELL-BEING 2013 Conference, 2013, Birmingham.

2012 Autora da comunicação “Educating Critical Thinking in Design Research” 14th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education,

2012, Antwerp. 2012 Co-autor da comunicação “Cars interior Design customization as an ergonomics major factor”, com Paulo Dinis e Fernando Moreira da Silva, 4th AHFE 2012, 21-25 July, S. Francisco, USA. http://www.ebay.co.uk/ctg/Advances-Human-Factors-and-Ergonomics-2012- Proceedings-4th-AHFE-Conference-21-25-July-2012-Taylor-/114823224 

Apresentado e publicado - Almendra, R. Christiaans (2011) Design students’ perception of their own Design process. In Proceedings of IASDR 2011 – 4th World Conference in Design Research. Diversity and unity, 31 of October- 4 November 2011, Delft University of Technology, Delft.

Apresentado e publicado - Almendra, R. Christiaans, H. (2011). A comparison of decision-making in two areas of design. In proceedings of CIPED06, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 10-12 October, Lisbon.

Apresentado e publicado - Christiaans, H., Almendra, R. (2010). “David and Goliath crossing the Bridge” in Proceedings of 12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway 2-3 September 2010.

Apresentado - Christiaans, H. Almendra, R. (2010) “Accessing decision-making in Software Design”, Studying Professional Software Design Workshop, February 8th-10th, 2010, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

Apresentado e publicado - Almendra, R. Christiaans, H. (2009) ” Improving Design Processes through better Decision-Making: an experiment with a decision making support tool “, IASDR 09, Seoul, 18 – 22 October, South Korea.

Apresentado e Publicado - Christiaans, H. Almendra, R. (2008) “Problem structuring and information access in a design problem: a comparative study between Dutch and Portuguese students”, P&D Design 2008 – 8º Congresso Brasileiro de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento em Design,Centro Universitário Senac, São Paulo,8 –11 October 2008, Brazil.

Apresentado - Nevado, P., Monteiro Barata, J. Almendra, R. Romão, L.(2008). The “Igloo Model”: a proposal for an analysis of the contribution of Design to the competitiveness of companies, ICAM – 15th Annual International Conference on Advances in Management, July 16–19,Hyatt Harborside Hotel,Boston.

 

Research Project 2: 2011- ongoing research – Title: Design education and research – contents, methodologies and didactics –– product design – research and education

Comunicações em encontros científicos internacionais

Apresentado e publicado - Almendra, R. (2013) Designing Well-being through an lnclusive approach, In WELL-BEING 2013 Conference, Birmingham City University,UK,2 3-24th July 2013.

Apresentado e Publicado - Almendra, R. (2013). Designing the difference in an inclusive way, E&PDE2013, International Conference on Engineering and Product design Education, 6-7-September, Dublin, Ireland.

Apresentado e publicado - Almendra, R. (2012) Educating Critical Thinking in Design Research. In Proceeding of E&PDE2012, International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, 7-8 September, Artesis University College, Antwerp, Belgium.

Apresentado e publicado - Casais, M. Christiaans, H and Almendra, R. (2012). The Sustainability Curricula in Design Education.In Proceeding of E&PDE2012, International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, 7-8 September, Artesis University College, Antwerp, Belgium.

Apresentado e publicado - Christiaans, H. Almendra, R. (2012) Retail Design: a new Discipline. In Proceedings of DESIGN 2012,International Design Conference, 21-24 May, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Apresentado - Lopes, S. Almendra, R. (2011) Children´s Illustration Descriptive Framework: analyzing Children’s Perception and Representation (4 to 6 years old). In Proceedings of IASDR 2011 – 4th World Conference in Design Research. Diversity and unity, 31 of October- 4 November 2011, Delft University of Technology, Delft.

Apresentado e publicado - Ferreira, J. Christiaans, H. Almendra, R. (2011). EDUCATING TACIT DESIGN KNOWLEDGE: A CONTRADICTIO IN TERMINIS. In proceedings of CIPED06, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 10-12 October, Lisbon.

Apresentado e publicado - Casais, M. Almendra, R. (2011) The Green Kitchen as a Catalystic of a sustainable living. In proceedings of CIPED06, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 10-12 October, Lisbon.

Apresentado e publicado - Almendra, R. (2011). Trend Design- A Bridging Course In fashion Design master Program. In proceedings of CIPED06, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 10-12 October, Lisbon.

 

Comunicações em encontros científicos nacionais

Apresentado e publicado - Francisco, J. Ruivo, I, Almendra, R. (2013). Uma cidade desenhada para todos, In Actas da Conferência PNUM 2013, 27 e 28 de Junho de 2013 Coimbra, Portugal.

 

Atualizado a 2 de outubro de 2017 

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