• Nelson Mota
    Participant in research group: F-1. Revisions: Changing Ideals and Shifting Realities
    Room: 01.oost.760

    Nelson Mota received his graduation in Architecture (1998) and his MPhil (2006) from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, where he lectured in the period 2004/2009. His work as a designer was awarded in 2003 the Alexandre Herculano National Architectural Prize in the category of design of public spaces (with gtl montemor-o-velho), and in 2013 the Portuguese National Prize for Architecture in Wood (with Luís Miguel Correia and Susana Constantino). He was the recipient of the Fernando Távora Prize in 2006 and authored the book A Arquitectura do Quotidiano (2010), runner-up in the Iberian FAD Prize 2011. Since 2009, he is based in the Netherlands, where he developed his PhD at the TU Delft. He regularly contributes articles to professional journals, and papers to academic publications and conferences. He is particularly interested in topics that examine the entwined relation between modernity and the vernacular. Currently he is a lecturer and researcher at the TU Delft and guest scholar at The Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Urban Design. He is member of the editorial board of the academic journal Footprint.

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