Who we are:
GEOTPU.LAB is a research group compose by PhD, MSc and Experts in different areas of knowledge hosted in the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and in the moment in transition to the Instituto Superior Tecnico da Universidade de Lisboa.
Scope and objectives:
The LAB conducts research on the development of knowledge and methodologies for the sustainability of the built environment. The approach is based on the integration of sustainability principles and environmental parameters as well as sociocultural and economic aspects in spatial planning, urban design and architectural projects. This interdisciplinary approach facilitates novel and dynamic collaboration between architects and engineers at the interface of design and technology. Also the LAB works in housing programs; rehabilitation and regeneration of informal areas in development countries and energy efficiency in urban and rural planning and architecture.