Mafalda Teixeira de Sampayo

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Mafalda Teixeira de Sampayo

Mafalda Teixeira de Sampayo is a Portuguese architect living and working in Lisbon, Portugal. Besides the degree of Architecture by Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, she holds a MSc in Urban Design on the topic of “An Urban Model of Muslim Tradition in Portuguese Cities”, and was awarded the a Ph.D. in Architecture and Urbanism on the topic of “The Urban Form in the Aftermath of Lisbon’s downtown 1755 earthquake destruction: analysis of the 1756-1786 cartography). She has received several prizes and honours during her career, including EUROPAN 6 with a project for the rehabilitation of 74ac in Setubal, Portugal.

She is presently a Professor at the Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL) researching the theme of Urban Morphology of Public Space. Her main research interests include Architecture, History, Medieval Studies and Urban Studies. She can be reached on her emails

She is a member of the ISTAR-ISCTE (Information Sciences, Technologies and Architecture Research Center-ISCTE-IUL), [CIAAM - Centro de Investigação em Arquitectura e Áreas Metropolitanas] and a member of PNUM - Rede Portuguesa de Morfologia Urbana (Membro Fundador

Some of my interests are in Urban Studies, Urban Design,Urban History, Medieval Studies, Architecture, Graph Theory, Fractals, Urban Planning, Social Networks and Cultural Heritage