Coelho, Joäo Rodrigo
Rodrigo Coelho (Zamora, Spain, 1971). Graduated in architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP) in 1995, where he teaches since 1996. He is Master in Architecture and Urban Studies from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (Master “Metropolis 1999-2001). In 2012 he presented his PhD thesis in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of University of Porto with the Thesis “Shapes and Designs of Public Space in Contemporary City”. His main area of interest and research is the subject of public space on which he published articles and participated in conferences. His PHD thesis was awarded (ex-aequo) with the 1st prize of VIII Iberoamerican Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (2012) in the category of Academic Theses. Since 1994 he has an independent professional activity as an architect.